Matt Singer is the managing editor and film critic of the website ScreenCrush.com. For five years, he was the on-air host of IFC News on the Independent Film Channel, hosting coverage of film festivals and red carpets around the world. He’s been a frequent contributor to the television shows CBS This Morning Saturday and Ebert Presents At the Movies, and his writing has also appeared in print and online at The Village Voice, The Dissolve, and Indiewire.
The End of The Great Movie Ride (And an Era of Movie Theme Parks)
When Disney Hollywood Studios closes its oldest ride this month, it will signal the end of an era we will probably never see again.
Sam Shepard, Legendary Actor and Playwright, Dies at 73
The author of ‘True West’ and star of ‘The Right Stuff’ leaves behind an incredible body of work, on stage and screen.
Lupita Nyong’o Hung Out in Disguise at Comic-Con and the Video Is Delightful
For some movie stars, attending Comic-Con is a chore; a contractual obligation to be fulfilled as quickly and painlessly as possible. For others, Comic-Con is a massive perk, a chance to embrace their inner geek at the greatest celebration of the inner (and outer) geek on the entire planet.
Get Ready for a Rough Night With These Scarlett Johansson Secrets
Think you know the star of ‘Avengers’ and ‘Lucy’? Test your knowledge with the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies!
Someone in Pittsburgh Made an Amazing Tribute to Local Hero George Romero
The director of ‘Night of the Living Dead’ got a beautiful farewell from his beloved hometown.
This 4K Preview for Nature Doc ‘Awaken’ Might Be the Best Trailer of the Year
HOT. NATURE. ACTION.
Johnny Depp Almost Starred in ‘Face/Off’ Until He Realized It Wasn’t About Hockey
Movies are a mixture of talent, art, skill, business, and stupid luck. For a fascinating example of all of the above, I direct your attention to a great article at Shortlist (via The Playlist) about the history of Face/Off. As it turns out before the movie was made by John Woo with stars Nicolas Cag…
‘Okja’ Is Netflix’s First Must-See Movie
If you have a Netflix subscription, you have to watch this incredible movie about a girl and her super pig, starring Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal.
‘Despicable Me 3’ Review: There’s Little Twin Magic in Gru’s Latest Adventure
Can someone explain to me why Gru, a man with no neck, wears a scarf? Is it a fashion statement? Do supervillains even care about fashion? I don’t get it.
‘The Foreigner’ Trailer: Jackie Chan Gets His ‘Taken’
Didn’t Jackie Chan retire from action movies? Did I dream that? Google seems to back me up; about five years ago, Chan said he was done with the action films that made him an international superstar. A year later, though, Chan said he wasn’t retired, and four years after that he’…
Warners Finds No Misconduct on Set of ‘Bachelor in Paradise,’ Show Will Resume Production
This is big: TMZ reports that Warner Bros. has concluded its investigation into the allegations of “misconduct” on the set of Bachelor in Paradise earlier this month. Shooting was suspended after a producer supposedly refused to show to work and then “went on to sue” the …
Vin Diesel’s ‘xXx’ Will Return Again
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage only made $44 million in the U.S. last January against a reported $85 million budget. But it also grossed an incredible $301 million overseas, where star Vin Diesel remains an even bigger draw than he is here in the States. Weird belly tattoos, it seems, are the intern…