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Leonard Maltin is a Actor and Director American born on 18 december 1950 at New York City (USA)

Leonard Maltin

Leonard Maltin
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Nationality USA
Birth 18 december 1950 (70 years) at New York City (USA)

Leonard Maltin (born December 18, 1950) is an American film critic and historian, author of several mainstream books on cinema, focusing on nostalgic, celebratory narratives. He is known for writing the shortest review in the U.S. and creating the Walt Disney Treasures series.

Biography

Il a reçu un diplôme en journalisme à l'université de New York. Il a commencé à écrire à l'âge de quinze ans dans la revue Film Fan Monthly. Maltin est un animateur dans l'émission américaine Entertainment Tonight depuis les années 1980. Il est devenu le président de l'association des critiques du cinéma de Los Angeles au milieu des années 1990. Maltin est actuellement chargé de cours sur le cinéma et la télévision à l'université de Californie du Sud. En 2013, il reçoit un prix Inkpot.

Usually with

Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson
(2 films)
Alex Cox
Alex Cox
(1 films)
Leslie Iwerks
Leslie Iwerks
(1 films)
Roger Corman
Roger Corman
(3 films)
John Landis
John Landis
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Leonard Maltin (15 films)

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Actor

That Guy Dick Miller, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about television, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry
Actors Dick Miller, Allan Arkush, Belinda Balaski, Roger Corman, Meiert Avis, Joe Dante
Roles Himself
Rating73% 3.6736453.6736453.6736453.6736453.673645
The documentary surveys the life and acting career of Dick Miller, who has performed in over 170 roles in various films and television shows as a character actor. It features several interviews, as well as footage from many of Miller's performances.
Drew: The Man Behind the Poster, 1h37
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the visual arts, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentary films about cities
Actors Drew Struzan, Harrison Ford, Guillermo del Toro, George Lucas, Michael J. Fox, Frank Darabont
Roles Himself
Rating74% 3.7364853.7364853.7364853.7364853.736485
The documentary features interviews with a number of people, including Struzan himself, his wife, Dylan Struzan, his son, Christian Struzan, directors Steven Spielberg, Guillermo del Toro and George Lucas, and actors Harrison Ford and Michael J. Fox. The film follows Struzan's career painting movie posters for films such as Star Wars, The Thing, Back to the Future, the Indiana Jones franchise, and the Harry Potter franchise.
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story, 1h41
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Richard Morton Sherman, Robert Bernard Sherman, Roy E. Disney, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, John Williams
Roles Himself
Rating77% 3.884143.884143.884143.884143.88414
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story est un fascinant documentaire sur les frères Sherman, le duo extraordinairement prolifique oscarisé à qui l'on doit tant de chansons, et dont la grande réussite professionnelle dans le divertissement familial cachait des différences de vues de plus en plus grandes au cours de leurs soixante années de partenariat.
Searchers 2.0, 1h36
Directed by Alex Cox
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Sy Richardson, Leonard Maltin, Roger Corman, Alex Cox, Zahn McClarnon
Roles Film critic
Rating58% 2.9069452.9069452.9069452.9069452.906945
The story follows two out of work actors, Mel and Fred. Mel works part-time as a day laborer. They learn that screenwriter Fritz Frobisher, who had violently abused the two actors with a whip during a childhood acting job, will be appearing at a screening of one of his films that will take place in Monument Valley. The two decide to travel from Los Angeles to the screening, but neither owns a car, so they convince Mel's daughter, Delilah, to drive them on their revenge journey.
The Daytrippers, 1h27
Directed by Greg Mottola
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Hope Davis, Parker Posey, Liev Schreiber, Anne Meara, Stanley Tucci, Campbell Scott
Rating68% 3.4474153.4474153.4474153.4474153.447415
Eliza (Davis) discovers a love letter that may prove that her husband (Tucci) is having an affair, so she decides to go to New York City and confront him. Her family, including her sister, Jo, and her live-in boyfriend, Carl, as well as her parents, Jim and Rita, go along for the ride in the family station wagon from Long Island.
Forgotten Silver, 53minutes
Directed by Peter Jackson
Origin Nouvelle zelande
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Actors Sam Neill, Jeffrey Thomas, Harvey Weinstein, Thomas Robins, Peter Jackson, Leonard Maltin
Roles Himself
Rating74% 3.74613.74613.74613.74613.7461
Forgotten Silver purports to tell the story of 'forgotten' New Zealand filmmaker Colin McKenzie, and the rediscovery of his lost films, which presenter Peter Jackson claims to have found in an old shed. McKenzie is presented as the first and greatest innovator of modern cinema, single-handedly inventing the tracking shot (by accident), the close-up (unintentionally), and both sound and color film years before their historically documented creation. The film also shows fragments of an epic Biblical film supposedly made by McKenzie in a giant set in the forests of New Zealand, and a 'computer enhancement' of a McKenzie film providing clear evidence that New Zealander Richard Pearse was the first man to invent a powered aircraft, several months prior to the Wright Brothers.
Gremlins 2: The New Batch, 1h49
Directed by Joe Dante, Chuck Jones
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about films, Monde imaginaire, Comedy horror films
Actors Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky, Robert Picardo, Christopher Lee
Roles Himself
Rating63% 3.199983.199983.199983.199983.19998
After the death of his owner Mr. Wing (Keye Luke), the mogwai Gizmo (voiced by Howie Mandel) becomes the guinea pig of mad scientists working at Clamp Enterprises, an automatic state-of-the-art office building in Manhattan, run by eccentric billionaire Daniel Clamp (John Glover). At the mercy of the chief researcher Dr. Catheter (Christopher Lee), Gizmo is rescued by his friend Billy Peltzer (Zach Galligan) and his fiancee Katie (Phoebe Cates), both of whom work at Clamp Enterprises. Clamp quickly befriends Billy upon being impressed by his skills in concept design, also sparking the interest of Billy's superior Marla Bloodstone (Haviland Morris). Gizmo is left in the office, where water spills on his head and spawns new mogwai, including Mohawk (voiced by Frank Welker), who then has Gizmo locked in the vents. They eat after midnight, turning into gremlins.

Director

Buddies Thicker Than Water
Directed by Leonard Maltin, Gene Deitch
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un rongeur, Mise en scène d'une souris, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Allen Swift
Rating57% 2.860522.860522.860522.860522.86052
On a snowy night in New York City, Jerry is comfortably asleep in his hole inside a penthouse, while Tom tries to keep from freezing to death in the alley below, after being thrown out by his owner. He writes a note, slips it into a bottle, and throws it up to hit the penthouse window. Jerry, awakened by the noise, goes out to the balcony and finds both this note and a second one sent up by Tom: