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Leonard Maltin

'The Bravest Person I've Ever Encountered'

Leonard Maltin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

The role of critics has been marginalized by the growth of the Internet and the empowerment of self-made bloggers who are eager to share their opinions. But few, if any, of these wannabes will ever surpass Roger Ebert.

5 Must-See Indie Films This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

With so many big, prestigious, Oscar-worthy movies crammed into the last few weeks of the year, it's challenging to find hidden gems now playing in theaters. But this gives me an opportunity to reach into my archival bag and pull out some lesser-known treats for the season.

Haiku Reviews: From 'Romeo' To 'Ecce Homo'

Posted 06.01.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditi...

The Academy Wishes Gene Kelly A Happy 100th Birthday

Debra Levine | Posted 05.21.2012 | Arts
Debra Levine

A parade of Technicolor-tinged dance sequences enchanted a full house at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater Thursday night. "A Centennial Tribute to Gene Kel...

The 11 Best Films You May Have Missed In 2011

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

If you're a discerning moviegoer who lives in a community with a specialty theater (or art house, as we used to call them), you may have seen some of the titles on my list. But there are some smaller, more offbeat pictures, that fly under the radar of even avid film buffs.

The 11 Best Films You May Have Missed In 2011

Leonard Maltin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

If you're a discerning moviegoer who lives in a community with a specialty theater (or art house, as we used to call them), you may have seen some of the titles on my list. But there are some smaller, more offbeat pictures, that fly under the radar of even avid film buffs.

5 Must-See Indie Movies

Leonard Maltin | Posted 11.01.2011 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer, and a traditionally fallow period for good movies as studios and distributors dump a lot of crummy movies ...

5 Must-See Indie Films

Leonard Maltin | Posted 07.05.2011 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

In theaters this month is a pair of amusing documentaries, an Oscar nominee, and the latest drama from a world-class filmmaker. Any time there are five pictures this good playing on theater screens, I take heart.

PHOTOS: Preview The 25th Annual 'Last Remaining Seats' Film Fest

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 06.21.2011 | Los Angeles

This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles Conservancy's Last Remaining Seats Film Festival, with seven revival screenings in Downtown'...

5 Must-See Indie Films

Leonard Maltin | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

By Leonard Maltin With so much mediocrity on display at the multiplex, it's cause for celebration when terrific new movies from two world-class filmm...

WATCH: Mike Tyson's Oscar Picks Include 'Avatar,' The 'Friendster' Movie

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In his second Funny Or Die appearance to date, Mike Tyson offers his Oscar picks. Because why not? Tyson is joined by noted film critic Leonard Mal...

Highlights & Milestones: HuffPost Arts Celebrates 2010

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

2010-12-31-Screenshot20101231at8.54.45AM.pngIt's hard to believe we launched HuffPost Arts less than six months ago.

Highlights This Week: Art's Measuring Stick

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It's the end of the year, the holiday season is in full swing, and the Arts page has been reminiscing over the year/decade, as well as continuing to l...

Leonard Maltin's TOP TEN FILMS: Time Capsule Of A Decade

Leonard Maltin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

How do you sum up a decade in just ten movies? That's easy: you can't. Not when the first ten years of a new millennium saw the flowering of such est...

2,000+ Words for the 2,000 Year Old Man: Mel Brooks Is Saluted by the Academy

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Cloris Leachman aptly put it, "There is much that is serious about Mel Brooks. Inside that rapid-fire humor machine is a man with deep emotions, with a great capacity to care, and to love."