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.’
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.’
Jimmy Kimmel Delivers an Emotional Monologue About Las Vegas and Gun Violence
There were no jokes on the opening monologue of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ last night. Watch what the talk show host said instead.
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.
Queen Confirms Rami Malek Will Play Freddie Mercury in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Malek will star as the iconic rock star in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ a biopic that’s been in the works for years.
Roger Moore’s Best James Bond Moments
Roger Moore was the third man to portray James Bond in the official series based on Ian Fleming’s classic spy novels; today, sadly, he became the first of the six 007 actors to pass away. His contributions to the Bond franchise are enormous, but for a long time they were overlooked.
Whoa: A ‘Matrix’ Reboot Is in Development
This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill - the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.
7 Classic Gene Wilder Performances Available to Watch Right Now
How to eulogize Gene Wilder? I keep sitting here trying to find words worthy of the man who gave us Willy Wonka and Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and the Waco Kid. None do him justice. The most fitting tribute to Wilder came from Wilder himself, in a classic song from Will…
‘O.J.: Made in America’ Is Essential Viewing
I’m a freshman in high school. After months of legal proceedings, the jury finally reaches a verdict in the O.J. Simpson case. For the only time in my four years of secondary education, everything stops. Several classes worth of kids pile into the only room on the hall with a cable television…