Owen Gleiberman

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Owen Gleiberman
Born (1959-02-24) February 24, 1959 (age 56)
United States
Alma mater University of Michigan
Occupation Film critic, journalist, writer

Owen Gleiberman (born February 24, 1959) is an American film critic. Until April 2014, he wrote for Entertainment Weekly, a position he had held since the magazine's launch in 1990.[1] From 1981 to 1989, he worked at the Boston Phoenix.[2]

Gleiberman is a graduate of the University of Michigan.[2] His work has been published in Premiere and Film Comment, and collected in the film-criticism anthology Love and Hisses.[2] Gleiberman reviews movies for National Public Radio and for the NY1 television news channel.[2] He is a member of the New York Film Critics Circle.[2] He is one of the critics featured in Gerald Peary's 2009 documentary film For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism.[3]

Gleiberman is also the author of Movie Freak,, his autobiography, published by Hachette Books and scheduled for release in February 2016.


  1. ^ "Entertainment Weekly lays off Owen Gleiberman and six others". Poynter. April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Owen Gleiberman". New York Film Critics Circle. Retrieved July 11, 2012. 
  3. ^ "For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism". Turner Classic Movies. 2009. Retrieved July 11, 2012.