Owen Gleiberman (born February 24, 1959) is an American film critic who has been chief film critic for Variety since May 2016, a title he shares with Peter Debruge. Previously, Gleiberman wrote for Entertainment Weekly from 1990 until 2014. From 1981 to 1989, he worked at The Boston Phoenix.
|Born||February 24, 1959|
|Residence||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
|Occupation||Film critic, writer, author|
Gleiberman was born in Switzerland, to American parents. He was raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan. His work has been published in Premiere and Film Comment, and collected in the film-criticism anthology Love and Hisses. Gleiberman reviews movies for National Public Radio and for the NY1 television news channel. He is a member of the New York Film Critics Circle. 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.
- Movie Freak: My Life Watching Movies Owen Gleiberman.
- Gleiberman, Owen (2016). Movie Freak: My Life Watching Movies. United States: Hachette Books. ISBN 0316382949.
- McGowan, Rose (July 6, 2016). "Rose McGowan Pens Response to Critic of Renee Zellweger's Face: "Vile, Damaging, Stupid and Cruel" (Guest Column)". The Hollywood Reporter.
- "Owen Gleiberman Joins Variety as Chief Film Critic". Variety. May 4, 2016. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
- Beaujon, Andrew (April 2, 2014). "Entertainment Weekly lays off Owen Gleiberman and six others". Poynter. Retrieved April 2, 2014.
- "Owen Gleiberman". New York Film Critics Circle. Retrieved July 11, 2012.
- "For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism". Turner Classic Movies. 2009. Retrieved July 11, 2012.