The famed critic and historian discusses his love of animation, old and new cartoons and why it's no longer "uncool" for older people to watch them

Throughout your life as a movie fanatic there are icons of cinema you cannot help but come across. These people are "celluloid guardians" of sorts who essentially hold up movies and explain to us why we should or should not appreciate them. There was Siskel and Ebert (now Ebert and Roeper). There are people like Liz Smith and the late Pauline Kael. And then, there’s Leonard Maltin. I have been a fan of his since I started scouring “Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide

Evan Jacobs