Renowned film critic and historian Leonard Maltin chats with Trey Elling about STARSTRUCK: MY UNLIKELY ROAD TO HOLLYWOOD. Topics include:

  • What was the first film that made him fall in love with movies? (02:47)
  • How did he start expressing his passion for tv and cinema through the media? (07:15)
  • How did he land the Entertainment Tonight gig in the 1980s? (14:06)
  • Why did Burt Reynolds threaten to punch him out at the Golden Boot Awards? (16:30)
  • What is the film class he has taught at USC for more than two decades, and why does he love it? (21:53)
  • What is Mel Brooks like to be around? (26:26)