Leonard Maltin is one of the most recognized and respected film critics of our time. He recently completed his 30th season with the long-running television show, Entertainment Tonight. Maltin was born December 18, 1950 in New York City and grew up in suburban Teaneck, New Jersey. He credits the huge volume of old movies shown on New York television-and access to the City's famous revival theaters...See full bio »
[on Hollywood's tailoring films least likely to offend Chinese censors] Movie attendance in the U.S. Is down because of global piracy and audience indifference. So the explosion of the China market is a boon to the industry. I'm sure the studios are not excited about making the China-inspired change, but they're in business to make a buck and they're finding it hard to resist.
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