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.
Academy Announces Initiative to Improve Member Diversity
Despite some nominees insistence that it is they, the white people, who are suffering under the brutal oppression of racism, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided to respond to the growing controversy over the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominees by making …
Warner Bros. and Legendary Officially Announce Massive King Kong/Godzilla Trilogy
Prepare yourself... for the EXTREMELY LARGE MONSTERS CINEMATIC UNIVERSE.
‘Hail, Caesar!’ Trailer: The Coen Brothers Go Back to Hollywood’s Golden Age
Can I buy tickets to Hail, Caesar! yet? Can I preorder the Blu-ray? Too early to add it to my top ten list of the year?
‘Black Mass’ Review: Johnny Depp as a Wicked Boston Gangster
Jawny Depp can be a great actuh. But at a certain point in the recent past, Jawny seemed to stop looking faw great material and stahted looking faw anything that would affawd him the awppawtunity to put on a crazy wig and speak in a weeuhd accent. In the past few yeeuhs he’s played a vampiyuh…
New HBO NOW Releases: September 2015
Aspiring filmmakers. Androids. Cheerleaders. Olympic figure skaters. Dr. Frank N. Furter. Moses.
First ‘Incredibles 2’ and ‘Cars 3’ Posters on Display at D23
Disney’s annual convention dedicated to itself, D23 (named, I assume, after the number of dollars you have left in your bank account after you go and buy lots of cool Disney swag), kicks off today, so expect plenty of news and announcements coming out of Anaheim all weekend...
J.J. Abrams Broke His Back Making ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (Literally)
Harrison Ford might be a superhero. This, according to Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams, who was on set for Ford’s unfortunate accident last year, when a hydraulic door broke his leg. (As Abrams’ describes it in the clip above, his ankle was at a, gulp, 90-degree angle…
The ‘Jurassic World’ Sequel Is Coming in 2018, With Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard
Sequels, like evolution, are inevitable. Like genetically-modified dinosaurs, they cannot be stopped. When Jurassic World becomes the third highest-grossing movie of all time (not this year, not this decade; ever) you could bet your dino DNA that Universal was going to make another one. And now itt…
New Netflix Instant Releases: July 2015
July is almost upon us and it’s going to be a good month for Netflix users, as the streaming service is adding a whole slew of new movies and TV shows, including a bunch of exclusives. Cult comedy fans are eagerly awaiting the debut of the return of Wet Hot American Summer as …
Watch Jon Stewart’s Powerful Response to the Charleston Shooting
We are going to miss Jon Stewart.
‘Jaws’ Is Coming Back to Theaters For Its 40th Anniversary
On June 20, 1975 a movie about an angry fish opened in about 500 theaters around the country. It was called Jaws, it was directed a guy named Steven Spielberg, it was scary as hell, and it changed the world forever. Its unique release strategy (wide instead of limited), intense television marketing …
Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger Act Out All His Films in Six Minutes
Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn’t take himself too seriously.