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.
George Romero, Director of ‘Night of the Living Dead,’ Dies at 77
The inventor of the zombie film genre was 77 years old.
This 4K Preview for Nature Doc ‘Awaken’ Might Be the Best Trailer of the Year
HOT. NATURE. ACTION.
Sylvester Stallone Keeps Dropping Hints About a Potential ‘Creed 2’ Storyline
Is the sequel to the ‘Rocky’ spinoff actually happening? Sly keep teasing it with a series of interesting Instagram photos.
Watch Andy Serkis Transform Into Caesar in an Amazing New ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’…
Already I’m hearing rumblings that people want Andy Serkis to get an Oscar nomination for his performance in War for the Planet of the Apes. I am very skeptical about any performance assisted so heavily by special effects getting nominated for an Academy Awards, and I’m super very skep…
5 Moments in Michael Bay’s ‘Transformers’ Movies That Aren’t Completely Terrible
Has any franchise ever been more successful and less beloved than Transformers? Even before this week’s release of Transformers: The Last Knight, the series had made almost $3.8 billion worldwide, despite an average Rotten Tomatoes score of 32 and three straight sequels that run the gamut fro…
Remembering Adam West, the First Best Batman
My 18-month-old daughter is suddenly very into superheroes. Every night before bed we do story time; this week she’s become obsessed with a board book called My First Batman Book. Since she likes when I sing the words of her books to her, I naturally began singing the theme to the classic 196…
Bask in the Glory of the New ‘Black Panther’ Poster
February is officially part of the summer, at least as far as Hollywood is concerned. For the past two years, a big superhero movie has opened in February to huge grosses. This year we had The LEGO Batman Movie; in 2016, Deadpool shocked the world by becoming one of the biggest R-rated hits ever.
Apple Confirms Amazon Video Is Coming to Apple TV
It was rumored last month, and now it’s confirmed: After a long dispute between the two tech giants, Amazon Video is coming to Apple TV.
SpongeBob SquarePants Is Headed to Broadway
“Who lives in a pineapple somewhere near Midtown Manhattan? SpongeBob SquarePants!”
Dan Aykroyd Slams Paul Feig, Says Costly Reshoots Killed ‘Ghostbusters’ Sequels
Last year’s Ghostbusters reboot was supposed to be the start of an entire new franchise (or perhaps even a universe of franchises) around the venerable ’80s horror comedy. Sony Pictures, which owns the rights to bust ghosts on the big screen, even created this new production company, G…
The New Trend in Movie Trailers: Imagine Dragons Songs
Like everything else in the movie business, trailers chase trends. Somebody does something, that thing becomes a huge hit, and then everyone copies it. That’s particularly evident in the use of music in trailers. For a few years, Inception BRAAAHMS were everywhere. Recently, we’ve been…
Is This the Final ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ Easter Egg?
Somewhere out there in the deepest darkest recesses of the galaxy, there is a Guardians of the Galaxy Easter egg so hidden and obscure that supposedly no one has found it. Since the first Guardians opened in 2014, James Gunn has touted the existence of this hidden Easter egg on social media, and eve…