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Leonard Maltin (born December 18, 1950 in New York City) is a widely known and respected American film critic. December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The skyline of Lower Manhattan, with the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center (1973 – 2001). ... Film criticism is the analysis and evaluation of films. ...


Maltin began his writing career at age 15, editing and publishing the Film Fan Monthly. After receiving a journalism degree at New York University, Maltin went on to publish articles in a variety of film journals, national newspapers, and magazines, including Variety and TV Guide. New York University (NYU) is a major research university in New York City. ... Variety is a daily magazine for the entertainment industry. ... TV Guide is the name of two North American weekly magazines about television programming, one in the United States and one in Canada. ...


As an author, Maltin is best known for Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide, a compendium of synopses and reviews that has been annually updated since 1969.


He has also written several other works, including Behind the Camera, a study of the art of cinematography, The Whole Film Sourcebook, Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia, and Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons. Behind the Camera: The Cinematographers Art is the fifth book by Leonard Maltin regarding movies. ...


Since the 1980s, Maltin has had a regular spot on the syndicated television series Entertainment Tonight. He also appears on the Starz cable network and hosted his own syndicated radio program, Leonard Maltin on Video, as well as the syndicated TV show Hot Ticket with Boston film critic Joyce Kulhawik (originally E! personality and game show host Todd Newton). Entertainment Tonight is a daily television entertainment news magazine that is syndicated by CBS Paramount Domestic Television throughout the United States and Canada. ... Starz can refer to: Starz!, a cable TV network Starz, an American heavy metal rock & roll band of the late 1970s. ... Todd Newton is the host of Hollywood Showdown and Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck, both on GSN; and Coming Attractions on E!, as well as occasional episodes of that channels infamous Wild On. ...


In the mid-1990s, he became the president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and is on the Advisory Board of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum. For nearly a decade, Maltin was also on the faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York City. He currently teaches in the School of Cinema-Television at the University of Southern California. The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) was founded in 1975. ... New School University is an institute of higher learning in New York City. ... The skyline of Lower Manhattan, with the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center (1973 – 2001). ... The University of Southern Californias School of Cinema-Television is the oldest film school in the United States, established in 1929 as a joint venture with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. ... The University of Southern California (also known as USC, SC, and Southern California), Californias oldest private research university, is located in the urban center of Los Angeles, California. ...


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Leonard Maltin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (281 words)
Leonard Maltin (born December 18, 1950 in New York City) is a widely known and respected American film critic.
In the mid-1990s, he became the president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and is on the Advisory Board of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum.
For nearly a decade, Maltin was also on the faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York City.
Maltin teaches at USC (608 words)
Movie critic and historian Leonard Maltin was recently hired to teach Theatrical Film Symposium (CNTV 466), a popular cinema class that screens pre-released films, followed by interviews with filmmakers and other guests.
Maltin said one of his goals is to challenge students to form a smarter, more demanding audience.
Maltin considers himself a child of the first TV generation and grew up watching Laurel and Hardy, the Three Stooges and Walt Disney.
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