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.
Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky Team Up in First ‘mother!’ Teaser
I don‘t particularly know what is going on in this first teaser for mother! It’s 30 seconds of Jennifer Lawrence wandering around a house while a series of voices are heard on the soundtrack. But, really, I don’t need to know very much. Jennifer Lawrence plus writer/director Dar…
‘The Emoji Movie’ Is the Worst Reviewed Wide Release of 2017
No other wide release this year has gotten a 0 on Rotten Tomatoes - but ‘The Emoji Movie’ has.
‘The Emoji Movie’ Review: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Poop Emoji
It would be fitting if there were no words to describe The Emoji Movie; if the ephemeral experience of consuming this unique entertainment could only be summarized in a small picture dashed off in a text message. But, no, there are plenty of words that can describe The Emoji Movie. Here are a few of…
Three Frontrunners Emerge to Direct ’Bond 25’
For a secret agent, James Bond’s not doing a great job of keeping his comings and goings private at the moment. We just found out 007’s next film, the 25th in the long-running franchise, will open in November of 2019, and according to The New York Times, Daniel Craig is expected to rep…
Captain Marvel Won’t Appear in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’
‘Avengers’ co-director Joe Russo confirms that Brie Larson’s hero won’t show up before her solo film, due in the spring of 2019.
Melissa McCarthy Will Take On the Singularity in ‘Super-Intelligence’
According to Box Office Mojo, five of the last eight Melissa McCarthy movies have grossed more than $100 million at the domestic box office. I tend to prefer Melissa McCarthy in supporting or co-lead roles, but the box-office numbers speak for themselves: McCarthy sells tickets...
James Franco’s Tommy Wiseau Syncs Up Perfectly With ‘The Room’s Tommy Wiseau
See how closely Franco’s performance from ‘The Disaster Artist’ trailer matches the original one from ‘The Room.’
George Romero, Director of ‘Night of the Living Dead,’ Dies at 77
The inventor of the zombie film genre was 77 years old.
Go Behind the Scenes of ‘The Last Jedi’ in All-New New Video
See some of the amazing ‘Star Wars’ magic that went down filming Episode VIII of the saga from the galaxy far, far away.
Watch Stan Lee Get Emotional Accepting His Disney Legends Award
A big part of every D23 convention is the Disney Legends Awards, where the company honors its own, celebrating artists and executives who have made major contributions to the Walt Disney Company. This year’s honorees include Oprah Winfrey, Mark Hamill, and the late Carrie Fisher. The Marvel p…
Watch Andy Serkis Read Trump Tweets as Gollum From ‘Lord of the Rings’
Performing President Trump’s tweets has become a cottage industry unto itself, particularly on and around the world of television comedy. Voice actor Billy West has recorded audio of his Futurama character Zapp Brannigan, and I thought that was the perfect blend of subject and target. But the…
Johnny Depp Almost Starred in ‘Face/Off’ Until He Realized It Wasn’t About Hockey
Movies are a mixture of talent, art, skill, business, and stupid luck. For a fascinating example of all of the above, I direct your attention to a great article at Shortlist (via The Playlist) about the history of Face/Off. As it turns out before the movie was made by John Woo with stars Nicolas Cag…