Matt Singer is the editor and 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. A member of the New York Film Critics Circle, 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. His first book, Marvel’s Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular, is on sale now.
Ed Asner, Star of ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ and ‘Up,’ Dies at 91
Asner was a screen staple for decades.
Mike Richards Quits As the New Host of ‘Jeopardy!’
He had the job for just nine days.
Dustin Diamond, ‘Saved By the Bell’s Screech, Dies at 44
The ’90s icon was diagnosed with lung cancer in January.
Penny Marshall, Iconic Comedian and Film and TV Director, Dies at 75
The ‘Laverne and Shirley’ actress and ‘League of Their Own’ filmmaker died following complications from diabetes.
Jerry Maren, ‘Wizard of Oz’s Last Living Munchkin, Dies at 98
Maren played one of the members of the Lollipop Guild in the Hollywood classic.
Sam Shepard, Legendary Actor and Playwright, Dies at 73
The author of ‘True West’ and star of ‘The Right Stuff’ leaves behind an incredible body of work, on stage and screen.
Behold ‘American Sniper’’s Fake Baby In All Its Not-Real Glory
‘American Sniper’ had a record-shattering weekend at the box office, grossing an astounding $105 million from Friday to Monday. It’s already the second biggest earner of Clint Eastwood’s entire career after ‘Gran Torino,’ and with six Academy Award nominatio…
‘Iron Man 3′ Review
From the earliest days of his appearances in Marvel Comics' 'Tales of Suspense,' Tony Stark has always been modeled after aviator/inventor/industrialist Howard Hughes. With 'Iron Man 3,' Stark assumes a new dimension of Hughes' persona: that of the paranoid shut-in who, in his later years, became no…
‘Pain and Gain’ Review
I watch a lot of 'Project Runway.' My wife likes it -- and, yeah, I like it too. A show dedicated to fashion design that features creative and powerful women is a weird thing to think about while watching a Michael Bay movie but that's exactly what I did during 'Pain and Gain.' Bay could learn a thi…