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.
What’s Expiring From Netflix: July 2016
The sad flip side of every month’s new Netflix releases is this post, which is the list of stuff expiring on Netflix next month. On July 1 some big catalog titles vanish from the streaming service, including Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange, and the first …
New Netflix Instant Releases: July 2016
All right, Netflixers, here it is: The list of new titles coming to the streaming service this month. As far as acquisitions go, the headliner is easily The Big Short, Adam McKay’s bitterly funny comedy about the 2008 economic collapse. There’s also the recent and critically acclaimed …
John Carpenter Will Produce a New ‘Halloween’ Movie
It’s been seven years since Michael Myers last appeared to terrify teenagers on Halloween. But this Michael Myers. He can’t be killed. He can’t be stopped. He always come back. And now he’s coming back again. (Cue creepy piano music.)
Gaze Upon a Homemade Scarlett Johansson Robot and Know True Fear
This is not an April Fools’ Day joke, but I wish it was. I really, really do.
These Are the Reported Finalists to Play Young Han Solo
We know who’s playing Indiana Jones; the old Indiana Jones, Harrison Ford. But the old Han Solo is not playing Han Solo in the upcoming movie about the famous smuggler’s exploits in the days before Episode IV - A New Hope. So who will it be? Who will argue with Chewbacca and pilot the …
Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford Will Reunite for ‘Indiana Jones 5’!
“There is only going to be one actor playing Indiana Jones and that’s Harrison Ford.”
‘Sausage Party’ Red-Band Trailer: Seth Rogen Will Satisfy Your Hunger For Adult Animation
Y’know, I am starting to suspect Seth Rogen might occasionally smoke pot.
There’s a New, Slightly Different ‘Civil War’ Trailer to Enjoy
You’ve seen the Captain America: Civil War trailer. You’ve seen the Captain America: Civil War trailer GIFs. Now see the Captain America: Civil War trailer again! But slightly differently this time!
Just How Racist Is ‘Song of the South,’ Disney’s Most Notorious Movie?
Along the western edge of Disneyland, rises a craggy peak of mossy cliffs, tangled tree roots, and thorny briar patches. This attraction — part animatronic carnival, part kid-friendly log flume — is known as Splash Mountain, and thanks to the technical wizards at Walt Disney Imagineeri…
Why Do We Still Love the ‘Die Hard’ Formula?
Over the last 30 years, the terrorists of the world have repeatedly found new ways to torment and intimidate the planet.
A Producer Reveals the Descriptions of Female Characters From Movie Scripts, and They Are …
Attention Twitter users. Here is a new must-follow account: @femscriptintros.
Bestflix: February 2016’s Best New Netflix Instant Titles
Bestflix — ScreenCrush’s monthly video series dedicated to finding the best new stuff to watch on Netflix — is back with more recommendations for December 2015. (If you missed October, November, or December’s episodes [we missed January], it’s not too late to add m…