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 Disney-Fox Merger Is Official
Shareholders approved the sale of Fox’s movie and TV assets to Disney, which could have huge repercussions throughout Hollywood.
The Future Taco Bell From ‘Demolition Man’ Is Real and It Looks Incredible
Prepare to have joy-joy feelings looking at this incredible pop-up restaurant, painstakingly recreated from the 1993 action classic starring Sylvester Stallone.
Watch Jeff Goldblum Say ‘Welcome to Jurassic World’ in the New ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer
He even says “Welcome to Jurassic World”!
‘Star Trek Beyond’ Trailer: Shipwrecked on the Final Frontier
It is interesting that, given a reboot could theoretically go off in any direction it chooses, that the relaunched Star Trek has begun to repeat events from the first Star Trek movie series. Star Trek Into Darkness was essentially a revisitation of The Wrath of Khan; the movie not only reintroduced …
The Last Remaining ‘Back to the Future’ Ride Is Closing
Back to the Future fans have been blessed with a lot of cool stuff lately; all kinds of sneakers, toys, Blu-rays and other ways to celebrate the recently passed 30th anniversary of their beloved franchise. But it’s now 2016, uncharted waters beyond “the future” of Back to the Fu…
‘Pee-wee’s Big Holiday’ Review: The Secret Word Is ‘Nostalgia’
Judd Apatow knows a thing or two about manchildren. He’s built an entire career chronicling the exploits of immature boys straining for maturity against the pull of their juvenile urges. Apatow’s latest producing effort, though, presents an entirely differen…
Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford Will Reunite for ‘Indiana Jones 5’!
“There is only going to be one actor playing Indiana Jones and that’s Harrison Ford.”
George Kennedy, Oscar Winner and Character Actor Supreme, Dies at 91
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! is the funniest movie of all time. This is not opinion; this is fact, backed up by math and science. And a big reason why is George Kennedy, who, according to TMZ, died yesterday at the age of 91.
‘Zoolander 2’ Review: This Comedy Sequel Will Leave You Feeling Blue (Steel)
Is there a documented record for the most celebrity cameos in a single film? If there was, Zoolander 2 just broke it. The film opens with the murder of Justin Bieber and closes with ... well, without spoiling it, let’s say it closes with a whole slew of more cameos, and there’s at leas…
‘Nine Lives’ Trailer: Kevin Spacey Turns Into a Cat, and No This Is Not a Joke
Wow. This is actually happening. Kevin Spacey is starring in a movie (called Nine Lives) where a wealthy businessman is turned into a cat (called “Mr. Fuzzypants”) because according to Christopher Walken (playing “Christopher Walken”)…
Scooby-Doo Is Dumb
The big pop cultural announcement this morning (via Entertainment Weekly) is that DC Comics is turning a bunch of classic Hanna-Barbera cartoons into a new line of comics. DC’s concept is to update these properties for 2016; not to simply continue their adventures as if no time has passed sin…
Ian McKellen Says Gay People Are ‘Disregarded’ By Hollywood and the Oscars
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts may have announced sweeping changes to their membership and governing board that will take effect next year, but that hasn’t changed much about the state of this year’s Oscar race, or the conversation around its lack of diversity. Ian McKellen is the …