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.
This Year, Make a Movie-Related New Year’s Resolution
For 2018, instead of pretending you’re going to stop drinking soda, about about a resolution you’ll actually want to follow through on about movies?
With ‘Bright,’ Netflix Tries to Make a Blockbuster With Disastrous Results
The streaming giant tried to compete with the Hollywood studios, hiring the team from ‘Suicide Squad’ to make a big action thriller about humans and orcs. It stinks.
10 Great Movies That Became Horrible Franchises
Inspired by several of the films in multiplexes this holiday season, here’s a list of some of our favorite films - that became some of our least favorite film series.
Watch the 90-Year-Old Scene That Inspired ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s Coolest Shot
Watch the sequence from ‘Wings’ that served as the inspiration for one of the best moments in ‘Star Wars.’
Is the Video Store Making a Comeback? The Alamo Drafthouse Thinks So
The Alamo Drafthouse theater chain is adding a video store to one of its theaters. The new store will even rent out old VHS tapes and players.
Steven Soderbergh Blames ‘Logan Lucky’ Failure on Social Media Marketing
Soderbergh says he decided not to go the traditional route of television commercials - and it was a mistake.
10 Fox Franchises That Could Have New Life at Disney
With the House of Mouse buying one of the oldest studios in Hollywood, here are the movies and TV shows that could get revivals in the near future.
Disney Buys Fox in Deal That Reshapes Pop Culture
After numerous reports, Disney has finally acquired most of 20th Century Fox in a deal that will massively reshape the entertainment industry.
What’s Leaving Netflix: January 2018
You’ve got weeks or days left to watch these titles before they vanish to that great video store in the sky.
New on Netflix: January 2018
From ‘Willy Wonka’ to ‘Cars 3,’ here’s everything headed to Netflix next month for your streaming pleasure