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.
‘Gotti’ Trailer: John Travolta’s Hunting For Another Comeback as the Infamous Mob Boss
John Travolta is plays John Gotti, one of the most infamous mob figures of the 20th century, in a new biopic.
Disney Will End Its Deal With Netflix, Launch Its Own Streaming Services
The pop cultural giant announced will pull its movies from Netflix and eventually have a standalone streaming site for ESPN.
Sam Shepard, Legendary Actor and Playwright, Dies at 73
The author of ‘True West’ and star of ‘The Right Stuff’ leaves behind an incredible body of work, on stage and screen.
You Can Win Marty McFly’s Sneakers From ‘Back to the Future Part II’
Back to the Future Part II imagined a future of magical technology. Home energy reactors. Flying cars. Pizza rehydrators. Fax machines in people’s bathrooms. None of these things have come true. But all anyone really seems to care about are Marty McFly’s goddamn self-lacing sneakers.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Teaser: Captain Jack Is Back (Again)
There’s a famous part of the Pirates of the Caribbean ride in Disneyland where an ominous voice says “Dead men tell no tales!” So I guess this is an adaptation of that line? These Pirates of the Caribbean movies are getting really granular.
Federal Judge Orders ‘Making a Murderer’ Subject Released From Prison
Netflix has already announced a second season of Making a Murderer, their surprise hit true-crime series that captured the nation’s imagination last winter. The streaming service confirmed last month that filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos were already at work on a second batch of epi…
Every Old ‘Ghostbusters’ Easter Egg in the New ‘Ghostbusters’
If you got the feeling of deja vu watching Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot, it wasn’t just something strange in your neighborhood. The new movie is loaded, from one end to the next with references and homages to Ivan Reitman’s 1984 original. It’s haunted, you might say. (…
Lionsgate Says It Might Make Seven More ‘Power Rangers’ Movies. Seven!
“It’s morphin’ time!” (Repeats ad nauseum until the heat death of the universe.)
Gaze Upon a Homemade Scarlett Johansson Robot and Know True Fear
This is not an April Fools’ Day joke, but I wish it was. I really, really do.
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.