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.
How Spike Lee Used ‘BlacKkKlansman’ to Get Revenge on One of the Most Racist Movies Ever M…
In ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Spike Lee uses footage of D.W. Griffith’s ‘The Birth of a Nation’ to fight racism in modern times.
The 15 Silliest Star Wars Character Names
Ima-Gun Di? Slowen Lo? Elan Sleazebaggano? Yep, these are all real Star Wars characters. See the silliest ones here.
2017 Was the Best Year For Comic-Book Movies Ever
In a lot of ways, this year really stunk. But there’s one way in which 2017 was the best year ever: Superheroes.
‘Wonder Woman 2’ Scheduled for Christmas 2019 Release
It’s official: Gal Gadot’s superhero supreme will return to theaters soon.
Early Reviews Call ‘Wonder Woman’ the Best DC Universe Movie Yet
So far the reviews of the DC Extended Universe movies have been ... uh, what’s the opposite of good? Bad. They’ve been bad. The first three movies — Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Suicide Squad — have an average Rotten Tomatoes score of 36. That is …
Meet C2-B5, the New Imperial Droid From ‘Rogue One’
On the latest episode of the YouTube series, The Star Wars Show, host Peter Townley unveiled a never-before-seen member of the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story cast. He may look like R2-D2 with a paint job, but that’s just because ... he looks like R2-D2 with a paint job. But this is a different …
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…
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 …
James Earl Jones Will Voice Darth Vader in ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’
There are a lot of Darth Vaders. In video games and cartoons and ancillary appearances, many men have filled his armor and respirator. But if you’re making a Star Wars movie, then there’s only one true voice of Vader: James Earl Jones.
‘The Shallows’ Review: You Messed With the Wrong Blake Lively, Shark
Against a dark and cloudy sky, a girl races towards the ocean. A drunk young man follows close behind. “Where are we going?” he groans. “Swimming!” she replies. The drunk boy stumbles and falls; only the girl makes it to the water, which shimmers in the moonlight like a s…
‘Tickled’ Review: This Has Got to Be the Craziest Documentary Of the Year
There’s a point in any tickle attack, as you struggle and strain to catch your breath, where things tip over from funny to painful and maybe even a little scary. The fascinating and bizarre new documentary Tickled follows a similar arc. It began when New Zealand journalist David Farrier disco…
‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Delayed to December 2017
If you loved Star Wars: The Force Awakens and can’t wait for the adventures of Finn, Rey, and Poe to continue in Star Wars: Episode VIII, uh, you’re going to have to.