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.
Penny Marshall, Iconic Comedian and Film and TV Director, Dies at 75
The ‘Laverne and Shirley’ actress and ‘League of Their Own’ filmmaker died following complications from diabetes.
‘Titanic’ Is Returning to Theaters For Its 20th Anniversary In a Fancy New Format
The James Cameron classic is returning to theaters in a special new format for one week only.
More Women Come Forward to Accuse Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Assault and Harassment
A shocking new report alleges more than a dozen additional cases of sexual harassment or abuse by the former head of the Weinstein Company.
Harvey Weinstein Fired By the Weinstein Company
After “new information” about misconduct following a damning report in the New York Times, Harvey Weinstein has been terminated from the company that carries his name.
The ‘Baywatch’ Movie Will Feature Pamela Anderson
If you are going to make a Baywatch movie — even one that’s a tongue-in-cheek satire of the original — there’s a few things you’ve got to have. You need men and women in red bathing suits. You need people running on the beach in slow motion. You need that magnifice…
‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Trailer: Welcome Back to Earth
The original Independence Day wasn’t exactly subtle. It trashed the White House, the Empire State Building, and the Capitol Records building. It laid waste to huge swaths of the planet, all for the amusement of summer moviegoers. So how do you top that?
The Lonely Island Movie Gets a Title and a First Poster
Andy Samberg stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night, and while he was there, he revealed a few significant details about the Lonely Island’s upcoming movie, which Samberg made with collaborators Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, along with Judd Apatow. Universal had previously announced the…
Why Do We Still Love the ‘Die Hard’ Formula?
Over the last 30 years, the terrorists of the world have repeatedly found new ways to torment and intimidate the planet.
‘Spotlight’ Wins Best Picture at the 2016 Academy Awards
Don’t say the Oscars can’t surprise you.
‘Gods of Egypt’ Review: Even Weirder and Goofier Than You Expected
The Wikipedia page for Gods of Egypt says “Lionsgate anticipated [it] to be the first film in a new franchise after it finished releasing The Hunger Games films.”
Jean-Claude Van Damme to Headline Amazon Original Series
Whenever I’m in a high pressure situation where I need to lead people to victory, I always quote Jean-Claude Van Damme in Street Fighter: “Who wants to go home ... and who wants to go with me?” It never fails. Always fires people. That’s the JCVD effect.
Ava DuVernay Will Make ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ For Disney
Ever since Selma debuted in December of 2014, we’ve been waiting to see what its terrific director, Ava DuVernay, would do next. Would she direct Black Panther? Would she write a screenplay of her own to direct?