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May 26, 2014

Charlie Awards: film critic Leonard Maltin talks Hollywood, movies

The Hollywood Arts Council's 28th Annual Charlie Awards Luncheon, benefiting the Council's arts programs for underserved children in the community, was held on April 25, 2014. Emceed by ABC7 entertainment, George Pennacchio, the luncheon took place in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

This year's Charlie Award honorees include Richard M. Sherman (Music Arts Award), Newfilmmakers Los Angeles (Cinema Arts Award), George Pennacchio (Media Arts Award), Open Fist Theatre Company (Theatre Arts Award), Pink's Hot Dogs (Inaugural Culinary Arts Award), Christy McAvoy and the Historic Resources Group (Preservation Arts Award), and the Hollywood Christmas Parade (Entertainment Arts Awards).

The Sherman Brothers' (Richard M. Sherman and the late Robert B. Sherman) prolific careers have spanned over six decades. Their achievements include two Academy Awards for "Mary Poppins" (score) and CHIM CHIM CHER-EE (song), nine Oscar nominations, three Grammy Awards, 24 Gold and Platinum albums, a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and notably a National Medal of Arts presented at the White House in 2008. The Sherman Brothers' 36 feature Disney film credits include: "Jungle Book," "The Parent Trap" and Winnie the Pooh."

Longtime film critic Leonard Maltin attended the event and spoke LA MUSIC AND TV EXAMINER about Sherman and the legacy his music has on the film industry.

Check out the video with Leonard below:

Leonard Maltin Interview -- 2014 Charlie Awards by LA Music and TV  Examiner

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