Television is what made It's a Wonderful Life the classic it is today.

-Leonard Maltin
Leonard Maltin

Not so much a film as a visual essay, exquisitely directed and photographed (by Sacha Vierny)... Difficult to watch but well worthwhile for those willing to be challenged.

Leonard Maltin
NBC anchor Brian Williams is a standup comic in disguise.
Leonard Maltin

Quality survives. Leonard Ma

Leonard Maltin
It says something about the curious nature of film, that someone can be so alive on screen, when we're all too aware that they've passed. it underscores how we're mortal, and films are immortal (commenting on the death of Heath Ledger)
Leonard Maltin

The movie is in some uncharted waters, because it shows what it's like for two men to feel that kind of longing and passion for each other, and people aren't used to that. No one movie is going to turn things around, but they can be building blocks. That could be this movie's legacy.

Leonard Maltin
She was an actress of enormous skill and versatility.
Leonard Maltin

Shailene Woodley is reason enough to see 'The Fault in Our Stars.'

Leonard Maltin
Timing in life is everything.
Leonard Maltin

She's quite wonderful in that role. She's totally convincing as the mother who has to walk a fine line in raising that little boy. She's a terrific actress; there's never any sense that she's acting. She commits to any character she plays.

Leonard Maltin
A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can't louse it up. Leonard Malti