Ben Mankewitz versus Robert Osbourne in General Discussions Posted February 11, 2007 Osborne has spoiled us all. He sticks to the positive. I enjoy his preview and post-screened comments. I just don't sense Maltin is that optimistic. He appears ever-at-the-ready to snipe at will. It seems from thread comments that Osborne does his homework, and Maltin has it done for him. But I have no idea what really occurs behind the screens at the TCM studios. Janet Maslin or Liz Smith might could do a guest appearance with Mr. Osborne just to test the cinematic tide, but a female co-presenter is the next logical step. Carrie Fisher's upcoming stint bodes well.