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.
Verne Troyer, Mini-Me in ‘Austin Powers,’ Dies at 49
The film and television star had battles with depression.
R. Lee Ermey, the Ultimate Cinematic Drill Instructor, Dies at 74
Ermey became world-famous for his role as the cruel Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Full Metal Jacket.’
Roger Moore’s Best James Bond Moments
Roger Moore was the third man to portray James Bond in the official series based on Ian Fleming’s classic spy novels; today, sadly, he became the first of the six 007 actors to pass away. His contributions to the Bond franchise are enormous, but for a long time they were overlooked.
‘Westworld’ Season 1, Episode 6 Recap: The Sum of a Man’s Life
This week’s episode of Westworld, “The Adversary,” made me rethink a lot of my opinions about this show. First and foremost, it made me wonder whether the character I thought was the best member of the Westworld ensemble might actually be the worst.
It’s Here! Watch the Official ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer
“There is a 97.6 percent chance of failure,” one of the characters says in the new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, referring to their scheme to steal the plans for the Death Star. I’m not sure the percentage is that high for the movie itself, but it’s got to be …
Jon Stewart Came Out of Retirement to Slam Donald Trump on ‘The Late Show With Stephen Col…
I’ve missed Jon Stewart. I’m guessing you have too. The Daily Show continues in his absence with Trevor Noah at the helm, and it’s not a bad TV show. But it’s not the same. For one night only, though, the old Daily Show magic was back, on The Late Show With Stephen Colber…
Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford Will Reunite for ‘Indiana Jones 5’!
“There is only going to be one actor playing Indiana Jones and that’s Harrison Ford.”
‘Sausage Party’ Red-Band Trailer: Seth Rogen Will Satisfy Your Hunger For Adult Animation
Y’know, I am starting to suspect Seth Rogen might occasionally smoke pot.
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.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Review: The Saga Continues…
The original Star Wars was driven by nostalgia for pulp magazines, Saturday-morning serials, and a simpler era with clear-cut heroes and villains. The new Star Wars is driven by nostalgia for the original Star Wars, and a simpler era when that title evoked words like “adventure” and …