Name Glenn Kenny
|Role Film critic|
Movies The Girlfriend Experience
|Born August 8, 1959 (age 56) (1959-08-08) |
Occupation Film critic, editor, blogger, actor
Alma mater William Paterson University
Education William Paterson University
Books Robert De Niro: Anatomy of an Actor
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Glenn Kenny is an American film critic and journalist.
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Kenny attended William Paterson University, where he majored in English literature.
Kenny joined the staff of the film magazine Premiere in June 1996 after having worked as a freelance film and music critic for several publications, including The Village Voice. One of Kenny's first assignments for the magazine was to edit David Foster Wallace's "David Lynch Keeps His Head," later included in Wallace's essay collection A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again. Kenny served as a critic and editor at Premiere until it ceased publication in 2007. He later became the chief critic for MSN before joining the New York Times. He has also written for Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, and Entertainment Weekly.
Kenny has edited an anthology on Star Wars and written a monograph on the actor Robert de Niro for the French film magazine Cahiers du cinéma. He also had acting roles in Steven Soderbergh's The Girlfriend Experience (2009) and Preston Miller's God's Land (2010).