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.
Verne Troyer, Mini-Me in ‘Austin Powers,’ Dies at 49
The film and television star had battles with depression.
R. Lee Ermey, the Ultimate Cinematic Drill Instructor, Dies at 74
Ermey became world-famous for his role as the cruel Sergeant Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Full Metal Jacket.’
‘Avengers Infinity War’ Trailer: Thanos’ Plan Revealed
The biggest movie of the year is almost here! Watch the new trailer now.
Stephen Hawking, Beloved Physicist and Pop Culture Fixture, Dies at 76
Watch some of Hawking’s greatest TV and film appearances, from ‘A Brief History of Time’ to ‘The Simpsons.’
‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Trailer Returns to Hogwarts
Newt Scamander is back in ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald,’ also starring Jude Law as the young Dumbledore. Watch the trailer now!
‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Trailer: A Spoonful of Movie Helps the Trailer Go Down
It’s been more than 50 years since we last saw Mary Poppins, flying off on the wind with her magic umbrella. But now she is back in the appropriately titled Mary Poppins Returns, with Emily Blunt assuming the title role from Julie Andrews, and Lin-Manuel Miranda in place of…
Watch Jimmy Fallon’s ‘La La Land’-Inspired Golden Globes Opening
The Golden Globes are underway, but if you missed the show’s big opening number, you can watch it right now, right here. Host Jimmy Fallon paid homage to one of this year’s big nominees, La La Land, with a musical number inspired by the film’s grand opening, where a whole bunch …
The 2016 ScreenCrush Holiday Gift Guide For the Discerning Pop Culture Fan
Whatever holiday you celebrate in December, it comes with a lot of pressure. If you get that special someone the wrong gift, watch out. Things can get pretty ugly. That’s particularly true for pop-culture fans. They know what they want, and they probably have most of it already. Perhaps you k…
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 …