Matt Singer is the editor and 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. A member of the New York Film Critics Circle, 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. His first book, Marvel’s Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular, is on sale now.
The Strangely Normal Experience of Going Back to the Theater
During the worst days of the pandemic, as exhibitor chains declared bankruptcy and took on enormous mountains of debt, I thought theaters really might be done for good.
Everything New on Disney Plus in July 2021
‘Black Widow’ and ‘Jungle Cruise’ and a whole lot more.
The Merged WarnerMedia and Discovery are Now ‘Warner Bros. Discovery’
When WarnerMedia and Discovery officially merge to form a new media giant, the combined company will have a new name: Warner Bros. Discovery.
10 ’80s Movies That Could Never Be Made Today
Some 1980s movies have aged very poorly...
Amazon Buys MGM, the Studio Behind ‘James Bond’ and ‘Rocky’
In a move that will shake up the entire film and TV industry, Amazon has announced it will purchase the MGM film company, in a deal worth a whopping $8.45 billion.
The ‘Saw’ Franchise Has Grossed $1 Billion Worldwide, Thanks to ‘Spiral’
For sake of comparison, the 'Nightmare on Elm Street' franchise has earned about $450M worldwide; 'Friday the 13th' has earned about $465M internationally.
Everything New on Netflix in June 2021
The DC series ‘Sweet Tooth,’ more ‘Lupin,’ and a new Liam Neeson movie are headed your way.
Charles Grodin, Longtime Comedy Star, Dies at 86
The comedy world has lost one of its legends. Charles Grodin, a dependably hilarious presence in films, television shows, and on Broadway for more than 50 years, has died. He was 86 years old.
Ellen DeGeneres to End Her Daytime Talk Show
After 19 seasons, Ellen DeGeneres is calling it quits.
Norman Lloyd, Legend of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 106
One of the last living actors of Hollywood’s Golden Age has died.