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.
Federal Judge Orders ‘Making a Murderer’ Subject Released From Prison
Netflix has already announced a second season of Making a Murderer, their surprise hit true-crime series that captured the nation’s imagination last winter. The streaming service confirmed last month that filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos were already at work on a second batch of epi…
What Was in That Secret ‘Rogue One’ Trailer at Star Wars Celebration?
That clip above is the great sizzle reel for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story that just debuted at Star Wars Celebration. But if you were watching the live-feed from the convention, you know that right before the panel wrapped up, Kathleen Kennedy introduced a brand-new Rogue One trailer, that wasn …
Daisy Ridley Celebrates ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Wrap With New Photo
For us, Star Wars: Episode VIII is still a long way away. For Daisy Ridley, the movie’s already over.
Warner Bros. Let James Wan Pick Between Directing ‘Aquaman’ and ‘The Flash’
It was big news last week when Dope director Rick Famuyiwa was tapped to make the big-screen adaptation of DC Comics’ The Flash. Famuyiwa replaced Seth Grahame-Smith, who was originally supposed to make his directorial debut on the project, but later dropped out over “creative differen…
I Am Eating Everything on Denny’s ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Menu
The most iconic image of the original Independence Day is that of a giant spaceship hovering over the White House, filling it with energy until it explodes.
‘Beauty and the Beast’ Teaser: A New Tale as Old as Time
“Ever just the same. Ever a surprise.” One imagines those lyrics from “Beauty and the Beast” will apply particularly well to this new version of Disney’s animated classic, coming to theaters next year.
AMC Now Says It Won’t Allow Texting in Its Theaters
Just days after confessing, in an interview with Variety, that he was open to the idea of allowing texting in some of his movie theaters, AMC CEO Adam Aron has reversed course. Non-texters, you can continue to patronize AMC; in a statement, Aron announced that “there will be NO TEXTING ALLOWE…
Now James Cameron’s Making FOUR ‘Avatar’ Sequels
James Cameron hasn’t made any Avatar sequels yet, but he keeps adding more.
Jason Statham Will Punch a Prehistoric Shark (in a Movie)
Sharks had no natural predators. Until now.
The Ultimate Pixar Easter Egg (for April Fools’ Day)
People love to speculate about Pixar movies. There’s even a whole “Pixar Theory” about how every movie exists in the same shared universe (one with humans and talking toys and talking ants and a gigantic menagerie of horrors when you think about it). Then there are the famous Pi…