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 90-Year-Old Scene That Inspired ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s Coolest Shot
Watch the sequence from ‘Wings’ that served as the inspiration for one of the best moments in ‘Star Wars.’
New ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Spot Invites You to Choose Your Own Path
Watch Rey resist the lure of the Dark Side in the latest ad for the galactic saga’s newest blockbuster.
Weekend Box Office: ‘Blade Runner 2049’s Replicates Original Film’s Financial Struggles
Audiences didn’t flock to the sequel to Ridley Scott’s cult sci-fi classic. It performed well below expectations.
Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, the Ultimate Pro Wrestling Manager, Dies at 73
Heenan is arguably the pro wrestling greatest manager who ever lived. He died after a long battle with throat cancer.
Bestflix: February 2016’s Best New Netflix Instant Titles
Bestflix — ScreenCrush’s monthly video series dedicated to finding the best new stuff to watch on Netflix — is back with more recommendations for December 2015. (If you missed October, November, or December’s episodes [we missed January], it’s not too late to add m…
New ‘Batman v Superman’ TV Spots Bring the War to Us
I honestly cannot believe they’re pronouncing that title “Batman Vee Superman.” When they announced that DC’s mega-hero tussle would be called Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I assumed it was just quirky branding, and I haven’t met a single person who didn …
Adam McKay Plans Border Patrol Comedy Starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly
It’s been discussed a few times, but we’ve still never seen a sequel to Step Brothers, Adam McKay’s masterpiece about two grown men (Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly) whose parents marry, forcing them into an unlikely and unwanted familial relationship. And apart from a few small…
‘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?
Christopher Lee, ‘Dracula’, ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Lord of the Rings’ Actor, Dead at 93
After a staggering career that spanned more than sixty years actor, Christopher Lee has died. He was 93 years old. The BBC reports he passed away on Sunday “at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, after being hospitalized for respiratory problems and heart failure.” The legendar…
Clint Eastwood to Direct Movie About Heroic Pilot Chelsey ‘Sully’ Sullenberger
On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 was struck by a flock of geese during takeoff from LaGuardia Airport. The plane’s captain, Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger, successfully brought the plane down in the Hudson River, where all 155 passengers and crew members were evacuated …
‘Jaws’ Is Coming Back to Theaters For Its 40th Anniversary
On June 20, 1975 a movie about an angry fish opened in about 500 theaters around the country. It was called Jaws, it was directed a guy named Steven Spielberg, it was scary as hell, and it changed the world forever. Its unique release strategy (wide instead of limited), intense television marketing …
‘Steve Jobs’ Trailer: Michael Fassbender Invents the Future
All right, so Steve Jobs has nothing to do with Jobs, the Ashton Kutcher biopic about late Apple cofounder and CEO Steve Jobs — except for the fake that they’re about the same person. The twist, supposedly, for this new Jobs biopic, which is directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron…