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.
The Disney-Fox Merger Is Official
Shareholders approved the sale of Fox’s movie and TV assets to Disney, which could have huge repercussions throughout Hollywood.
10 Movie-Based Theme-Park Rides That No Longer Exist
These rides based on classic movies were awesome - but you’ll never get to ride on them. Good thing there are YouTube videos of all of them.
The Future Taco Bell From ‘Demolition Man’ Is Real and It Looks Incredible
Prepare to have joy-joy feelings looking at this incredible pop-up restaurant, painstakingly recreated from the 1993 action classic starring Sylvester Stallone.
Watch Jeff Goldblum Say ‘Welcome to Jurassic World’ in the New ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer
He even says “Welcome to Jurassic World”!
After You Watch These Bill Murray Facts You Will Receive Total Consciousness
By the late 1990s, Bill Murray was one of the biggest comedy stars in the world, commanding a salary per picture of about $9 million. But did you know when Murray agreed to star in Wes Anderson’s Rushmore, he made just $9,000, and when the studio refused to give Anderson the money he needed f…
‘Pee-wee’s Big Holiday’ Review: The Secret Word Is ‘Nostalgia’
Judd Apatow knows a thing or two about manchildren. He’s built an entire career chronicling the exploits of immature boys straining for maturity against the pull of their juvenile urges. Apatow’s latest producing effort, though, presents an entirely differen…
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.
‘Spotlight’ Wins Best Picture at the 2016 Academy Awards
Don’t say the Oscars can’t surprise you.
A Producer Reveals the Descriptions of Female Characters From Movie Scripts, and They Are …
Attention Twitter users. Here is a new must-follow account: @femscriptintros.
‘Nine Lives’ Trailer: Kevin Spacey Turns Into a Cat, and No This Is Not a Joke
Wow. This is actually happening. Kevin Spacey is starring in a movie (called Nine Lives) where a wealthy businessman is turned into a cat (called “Mr. Fuzzypants”) because according to Christopher Walken (playing “Christopher Walken”)…
Scooby-Doo Is Dumb
The big pop cultural announcement this morning (via Entertainment Weekly) is that DC Comics is turning a bunch of classic Hanna-Barbera cartoons into a new line of comics. DC’s concept is to update these properties for 2016; not to simply continue their adventures as if no time has passed sin…