Born in Fort Lee, N.J., now living in Kings County New York, Glenn Kenny is a film and music critic whose work appears in The New York Times, RogerEbert.com, and other outlets. For ten years he was the chief film critic of Premiere magazine. In 2002 he edited and wrote the introduction to "A Galaxy Not Too Far Away: Writers and Artists on 25 Years of 'Star Wars.'" In 2014 he authored "Anatomy of an Actor: Robert De Niro" for Cahiers du Cinema/Phaidon. That book was called "the finest book on De Niro yet" by The Film Stage. This year sees the publication of his most exciting book project, a definitive account of the making of the classic gangster film "Goodfellas," to be released in October 2020 by Hanover Square Press.