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Owen Gleiberman is a film critic for EW.

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Movie Article Movies: April 11, 2014
by Chris Nashawaty, Owen Gleiberman, Lisa Schwarzbaum, Leah Greenblatt | Apr 04, 2014

Capsule reviews of ''Divergent,'' ''The Grand Budapest Hotel,'' and more

Movie Review Dom Hemingway
by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 02, 2014

If ever there were an actor ripe to ''McConaughnesize'' his career, it's Jude Law — and guess what,…

Movie Review The Unknown Known
by Owen Gleiberman | Apr 02, 2014

Errol Morris must have thought that it would be a real coup to do a documentary about Donald…

Movie Article Movies: April 4, 2014
by Chris Nashawaty, Owen Gleiberman | Mar 28, 2014

Capsule reviews of ''300: Rise of an Empire,'' ''Bad Words,'' and more

Movie Review Divergent
by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 19, 2014

''Woodley, through the delicate power of her acting, does something compelling: She shows you what a prickly, fearful, yet daring personality looks like when it's nestled deep within the kind of modest, bookish girl who shouldn't even like gym class.''

Movie Review Veronica Mars
by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 12, 2014

The cult-favorite TV detective Kickstarts her big-screen career

Movie Review Mr. Peabody and Sherman
by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 07, 2014

''Back in his day, Mr. Peabody was a dog whose over-civility had bite. Now he's a genius you want to cuddle with. B''

Movie Review The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Owen Gleiberman | Mar 05, 2014

''The Grand Budapest Hotel is a marvelous contraption, a wheels-within-wheels thriller that's pure oxygenated movie play.''

Legacy Honoring a Comic Legend
by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 28, 2014

Harold Ramis — who died of an autoimmune disease on Feb. 24 at the age of 69 — made middle-class anarchy into mainstream comedy; here are five of his landmark laugh riots

Movie Article Movies: March 7, 2014
by Owen Gleiberman, Chris Nashawaty | Feb 28, 2014

Capsule reviews of ''About Last Night,'' ''Endless Love,'' and more

Movie Review 3 Days to Kill
by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 21, 2014

''Costner, grizzled and downbeat, escapes with his gruff charisma intact. He plays each scene as if he meant it, very straight and cool, and with enough vulnerability to show us that he's not hiding behind the macho thrill-kill postures.''

Movie Review Pompeii
by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 21, 2014

''Most of the film is a chintzy but watchable B-movie knockoff of Gladiator, with Kit Harington mustering very little in the way of facial expressivity in the role of Milo, a slave-gladiator whose Celtic family was slaughtered by Corvus, a nasty Roman officer-turned-senator played with smarmy superiority by Keifer Sutherland.''

Movie Article '80s Romances Get Wiser Redos
by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 21, 2014

By being less self-serious, this month's remakes of ''About Last Night'' and ''Endless Love'' are sharper and more fun

Movie Review Endless Love
by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 13, 2014

''If the movie works at all, it's as a swoony love story threatened by a basic, cornball Oedipal drama. But for a film that's coming out on Valentine's Day, that more than passes as respectable.''

Movie Review About Last Night
by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 13, 2014

In About Last Night , two couples who are polar opposites — one sweet, restrained, and devoted; the…

Movie Review RoboCop
by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 12, 2014

The reboot puts the film's famous robot law-enforcer in faster and sleeker new armor

Movie Review Vampire Academy
by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 07, 2014

''The movie is all random cutting remarks, hand-to-hand fight scenes that seem particularly pointless in a film where everyone is supernatural, and a story that barely pretends to matter.''

Movie Article Movies: Feb. 14, 2014
by Chris Nashawaty, Clark Collis, Owen Gleiberman, Adam Markovitz | Feb 07, 2014

Capsule reviews of ''The Last of the Unjust,'' ''Love & Air Sex,'' and more

Cover Story Philip Seymour Hoffman: 1967-2014
by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 07, 2014

This one hurts... Philip Seymour Hoffman was one of our greatest actors, a man dedicated to bringing depth and dignity to even the most profoundly unglamorous of characters; EW mourns his death -- and celebrates his life

Movie Review The Monuments Men
by Owen Gleiberman | Feb 05, 2014

Up until now, I've liked every movie that George Clooney has directed (yes, even Leatherheads , his 1920s…