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.
Weekend Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Is the First Movie Since ‘Avatar’ With Five #1 Weekend…
Marvel’s latest blockbuster has officially crossed $600 million at U.S. box office. Here’s our full weekend box office report.
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.
First ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Reviews Call It a Stunning Surprise
The new ‘Star Wars’ premiered tonight - here are all the early reactions to the biggest movie of the year.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Review: The Saga Continues…
The original Star Wars was driven by nostalgia for pulp magazines, Saturday-morning serials, and a simpler era with clear-cut heroes and villains. The new Star Wars is driven by nostalgia for the original Star Wars, and a simpler era when that title evoked words like “adventure” and …
‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Trailer: The End Is Nigh for Marvel’s Mutants
I’m an old enough nerd to remember when the first X-Men movie came out in theaters. At that time, comic books were not the number one driver of all things in popular culture. Bryan Singer’s X-Men certainly featured all the comic’s beloved heroes and villains, but there did seem …
‘Now You See Me 2’ Trailer: Get Ready For a Reappearing Act
And now, for their next trick: a sequel!
‘Creed’ Review: An Old Franchise Flies High Again
“The way I imagine it, after the fight, he’s riding home in a cab, with the roar of the people chanting ‘Rocky!’ still in his ears. And he just drops over dead. In other words, he has achieved everything possible and he dies when he’s on top. I don’t think p…
Someone Is Remaking Christopher Nolan’s ‘Memento’
If you were interested in movies back in the year 2000 and you didn’t have some kind of brain-destroying amnesiac condition, you remember Memento. The second feature by a British filmmaker named Christopher Nolan, Memento became a breakthrough in American cinemas (the indie made an impressive…
‘Spectre’ Review: For James Bond, Everything New Is Old Again
Spectre is amusing and stylish, but just barely. And its fixation on validating Bond’s worth in 2015 through a Snowden-esque subplot about a worldwide security network feels particularly inappropriate given the fact that so much of the movie is spent looking to Bond’s past, rather than…
Warner Bros. and Legendary Officially Announce Massive King Kong/Godzilla Trilogy
Prepare yourself... for the EXTREMELY LARGE MONSTERS CINEMATIC UNIVERSE.
‘Crimson Peak’ Review: Guillermo Del Toro’s Gloomy Gothic Romance
Alfred Hitchcock had a saying: “Logic is dull.” On the basis of Crimson Peak, it’s pretty clear Guillermo del Toro feels the same way.
‘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?