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.
Watch ‘The Lion King’ Come to Life in Rare Behind-the-Scenes Videos
See how an animated classic is created in these in rare glimpses into the development and recording of ‘The Lion King.’
Wrestling Icon Ric Flair Hospitalized, In a Medically Induced Coma
Wrestling’s Nature Boy is in the intensive care unit in a medically induced coma due to serious health issues.
Bill Murray Attended ‘Groundhog Day: The Musical’ And Completely Loved It
The star of the original film surprised the cast of its musical adaptation with a visit, and he loved every minute of the show.
President of Showtime Says Daniel Craig Is Doing ‘Bond 25’
When Eon Productions officially announced Bond 25 was coming to theaters on November 8, 2019, they did not officially announce that Daniel Craig was returning as James Bond. Various reports claimed that Craig was definitely back (a “done deal” is how The New York Times put it) but unti…
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.
‘Wonder Woman 2’ Scheduled for Christmas 2019 Release
It’s official: Gal Gadot’s superhero supreme will return to theaters soon.
Why Is That First Part of ‘Dunkirk’ Called ‘The Mole’?
The part on the sea is “The Sea.” The part in the air is “The Air.” So why’s the part on the beach “The Mole”? Here’s the answer.
Why Was Kermit the Frog’s Puppeteer Fired? There Are Multiple Stories
Steve Whitmire played Kermit the Frog for almost 30 years following the death of Jim Henson. Why was he let go now?
George Romero, Director of ‘Night of the Living Dead,’ Dies at 77
The inventor of the zombie film genre was 77 years old.
Meet the Cast for the Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Remake
Disney has announced who’ll be playing Aladdin and Jasmine opposite Will Smith’s Genie in their upcoming reboot of the beloved animated classic.
A Brief History of Movies & TV Shows Aping the End of ‘Planet of the Apes’
War for the Planet of the Apes arrives in theaters this week about a year shy of the franchise’s 50th anniversary. Over half a century, Planet of the Apes has had an enormous impact on popular culture. The prosthetic masks for its ape characters set a new standard for Hollywood makeup effects…
‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Review: Apes. Finale. Strong.
There is a sinister circular logic to the Planet of the Apes series. Characters journey to the stars and wind up … back on Earth. They travel back in time … and directly cause the events that lead to the rise of their dystopian future. Even as War for the Planet of the Apes concludes t…
‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Post-Credits Scenes Explained
Okay so you have now seen Spider-Man: Homecoming. You have witnessed Peter Parker’s triumphant return to the Marvel Universe, and his return to being a teenager instead of a hunky, moody 30-year-old who is still inexplicably in high school. And you have the post-credits scenes. (Fun fact: Eve…
25 ‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ Rumors That Turned Out to Be False
The following post contains SPOILERS — both real and fake ones — for Spider-Man: Homecoming.