Leonard Maltin

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Revisiting Purple Rain's original reviews

    Should you see Purple Rain? Yes. The answer is yes. Of course, that's the perspective from someone living in a world that has already been influenced by three decades of Purple Rain's greatness. It's a film recognized by all non-jive turkeys as an absolutely beautiful marriage between modern music a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Blacula, Bloodrayne, Underworld 3: Ten vampire movies (almost?) worse than Twilight Eclipse

    Courtesy Twilight: EclipseAh, the glory of Photoshop's desaturation tool​ Yesterday marked the opening of Twilight: Tweengasm, and no power in the universe can stop a seething mass of blond 12-year-olds from streaming into theaters across America, where they will squeal in unison for two hours u ... More >>

  • Movies

    March 21, 2001

    Salt of the Earth

    With The Gospel According to St. Matthew, Pier Paolo Pasolini likened the Messiah's sacred flock to the lumpen proletariat

  • Movies

    August 28, 1996