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.
‘Indiana Jones 5‘ Has a New Writer
David Koepp, who wrote ‘Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’ is out, and a new writer is at work on the script for the upcoming sequel.
‘Top Gun 2’ Will Feature Maverick Mentoring Goose’s Son
The finalists for the role of Goose Jr. include Miles Teller and Glen Powell.
‘Roseanne’ Will Return to TV Next Fall Without Roseanne As ‘The Conners’
Roseanne Barr will leave the show, but John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, and Sara Gilbert will return for 10 episodes of a new spinoff next fall on ABC.
‘The Jerry Springer Show’ Is Finally Canceled
After 27 seasons and 4,000 episodes, the final “Jerry!” chant has rang out. (#RIP)
The Best Movies of 2018 So Far
ScreenCrush’s film critic names the ten best movies of 2018 to date. How many of your favorites made the cut?
It’s 2018 and People In Movies Still Don’t Understand How to Talk on the Phone
Whenever this happens in movies IT DRIVES US CRAZY.
‘Jurassic Park’ Would Be So Much Better If It Never Got Any Sequels
Jurassic Park turned 25 years old earlier this week, and testimonials and tributes have been popping up all over the internet. How the film was a nerd haven. How it was a game changer. How it made history. How it was a “dinosaur-sized leap” in computer effects. How it was just a damn good movie.
AMC Theatres to Compete With MoviePass With Their Own Subscription Service
MoviePass, the movie theater subscription service that lets you see all the films you want for $10 a month, has new competition. Per Variety, AMC Theatres will launch its own MoviePass-esque service. It costs twice as much, and you can only see three movies a week: On Tuesday, the theater chain will begin offering guests the chance to see up to three movies per-week for the monthly fee of $19... R
Weekend Box Office: A Super Debut For ‘Incredibles 2’
Pixar’s latest film opened with an estimated $180 million in its first weekend in theaters, the most ever for an animated film.
Comcast Attempts to Outbid Disney For Fox
The media giant hopes to outbid Disney for the rights to the historic movie and television studios.