Matt Singer is the editor and 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. A member of the New York Film Critics Circle, 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. His first book, Marvel’s Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular, is on sale now.
Five Big Golden Globes Snubs, And Five Big Surprises
Who got unjustly ignored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association? Who got the credit they deserved? Here’s our picks.
You’ve Only Got a Few More Days to Watch ‘Olaf’s Frozen Adventure’ in Theaters
“Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” which has been widely criticized will stop screening with ‘Coco’ this Friday.
Meet the Cast of the Live-Action ‘Aladdin’
Will Smith shared a selfie revealing the full cast of Disney’s upcoming live-action version of their animated classic.
‘Killing Gunther’ Trailer: The World’s Most Bumbling Assassins Try to Kill Arnold Schwarze…
Arnold plays the world’s greatest assassin, and the target of a bunch of other hitmen, in the new action comedy from Taran Killam.
Everything That Happened at the Star Wars Celebration ‘Last Jedi’ Panel
Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens in theaters in just about eight months, and we still haven’t gotten a trailer for the eighth movie in the saga from a galaxy far, far away. Presumably, that all changes today at Star Wars Celebration, where The Last Jedi will be teased with a gala panel full of …
What Is Bad Santa’s Real Last Name? No One Seems to Know
I’ve seen a lot of stuff in over a decade covering the movie business, but I’m not sure I’ve ever seen this before: A main character from a movie with two different last names, used interchangeably online.
A Step-by-Step Consumer Guide to Good Theater Projection
Rarely a week goes by these days without someone proclaiming movies dead or dying or zombified and feasting on the brains of their victims. (That’s what you get for turning your brain off at the theater!) Mainstream Hollywood has seen better days, but film as an art form is just fine; in a wo…
Jon Favreau and Disney Teaming for a New ‘Lion King’
Well this is certainly an interesting tweet, from director Jon Favreau:
‘Suicide Squad’ Review: The DC Movie Universe’s Darkest Night
If you liked the scene in Batman v Superman where Bruce Wayne watched YouTube videos about the future members of the Justice League, you'll love Suicide Squad. Instead of just one scene of plot-stopping fan service, Suicide Squad delivers an entire first act of soul-deadening exposition. The mo…
VHS, Beloved Home Video Format, Dies at 40
Very sad news out of Japan: According to Mental Floss, Funai Electric, the last company making VCRs has announced that it will cease production of VCRs, “due to declining sales and difficulty acquiring parts.” Though effectively on life support for the last several years, the will mark…