Meet the Critics
David Ansen
David Ansen, Newsweek's movie critic from 1977 through 2008, continues to write for the magazine as a contributing editor, as well as freelancing for other publications. He's written several documentaries for television, on Greta Garbo (for TNT), Groucho Marx (HBO), Elizabeth Taylor (PBS) and the Ace Award winning All About Bette (Bette Davis) for TNT. He served on the selection committee of the New York Film Festival from 1990 to 1998. He is also a member of the New York Film Critics Circle and the National Society of Film Critics. He is a three time winner of the Page One Award from the Newspaper Guild of New York. Ansen is a graduate of Harvard College.