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.
Weekend Box Office: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Is the Box Office King
The ‘Jurassic World’ sequel grossed over $150 million in its first weekend in theaters. Here’s the full box office chart.
Weekend Box Office: A Super Debut For ‘Incredibles 2’
Pixar’s latest film opened with an estimated $180 million in its first weekend in theaters, the most ever for an animated film.
‘Wonder Woman 2’ First Look: Chris Pine’s Steve Trevor Is Alive Somehow
An unexpected cast member returns! Plus 2019’s huge superhero sequel has an interesting official title.
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.’
‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Trailer: Life Finds a Way (Again)
Get ready to go back to Jurassic Park, with Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Jeff Goldblum.
‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Trailer: The End Is Nigh for Marvel’s Mutants
I’m an old enough nerd to remember when the first X-Men movie came out in theaters. At that time, comic books were not the number one driver of all things in popular culture. Bryan Singer’s X-Men certainly featured all the comic’s beloved heroes and villains, but there did seem …
‘The Revenant’ Review: This Revenge Western Is Beautiful And… Uh… Well, It’s Beautiful Any…
How good does a movie have to look to offset its other deficiencies? The Revenant is as beautiful a movie as has ever been made. The photography by master cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki is inconceivably gorgeous; sweeping wide shots that juxtapose tiny, insignificant men against the overwhelming g…
‘Now You See Me 2’ Trailer: Get Ready For a Reappearing Act
And now, for their next trick: a sequel!
‘Creed’ Review: An Old Franchise Flies High Again
“The way I imagine it, after the fight, he’s riding home in a cab, with the roar of the people chanting ‘Rocky!’ still in his ears. And he just drops over dead. In other words, he has achieved everything possible and he dies when he’s on top. I don’t think p…
‘Spectre’ Review: For James Bond, Everything New Is Old Again
Spectre is amusing and stylish, but just barely. And its fixation on validating Bond’s worth in 2015 through a Snowden-esque subplot about a worldwide security network feels particularly inappropriate given the fact that so much of the movie is spent looking to Bond’s past, rather than…