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: ‘Jumanji’ Topples a ‘Titanic’ Box Office Record
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle kept right on rolling at the box office last weekend. Amidst weak competition, and just one new wide release, it became the first film in 20 years released in December to take the top spot on the box office chart in February...
Weekend Box Office: ‘Maze Runner’ Has the (Death) Cure for the January Blues
After three weekends at the top of the box office, ‘Jumanji’ was toppled by the third and final ‘Maze Runner’ film.
John Morris, Composer of Classic Mel Brooks Songs, Dies at 91
Morris wrote the music for Brooks films like ‘The Producers,’ ‘Blazing Saddles,’ and ‘Spaceballs.’
Weekend Box Office: ‘Jumanji’ Ain’t Playing Around
The long-awaited sequel is now one of the biggest hits of 2017, passing both Thor and Justice League.
Weekend Box Office: Audiences Are Not Bored With ‘Jumanji’
The blockbuster sequel continued its surprising box-office dominance last weekend.
New on Netflix: January 2018
From ‘Willy Wonka’ to ‘Cars 3,’ here’s everything headed to Netflix next month for your streaming pleasure
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.
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.
Harvey Weinstein Fired By the Weinstein Company
After “new information” about misconduct following a damning report in the New York Times, Harvey Weinstein has been terminated from the company that carries his name.
Bobby “The Brain” Heenan, the Ultimate Pro Wrestling Manager, Dies at 73
Heenan is arguably the pro wrestling greatest manager who ever lived. He died after a long battle with throat cancer.