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.
Dustin Diamond, ‘Saved By the Bell’s Screech, Dies at 44
The ’90s icon was diagnosed with lung cancer in January.
David Prowse, The Original Darth Vader, Dies at 85
Prowse was the first man to play Darth Vader in ‘Star Wars.’
Wilford Brimley, Unmistakable Screen Presence, Dies at 85
He was the star of ‘Coccoon,’ ‘The Thing,’ and a million Quaker Oats ads.
Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison
He could have been given as little as five years, or as much as 29 years.
Star Wars Launches ‘High Republic’ Series of Novels and Comics
They’re like prequels to the prequels.
“Mean” Gene Okerlund, Hall of Fame WWE Announcer, Dies at 76
Okerlund was the one of the signature voices of WWF and WCW through the 1980s and ’90s.
Stan Lee, Co-Creator of Spider-Man and the Avengers, Dies at 95
“Stan the Man” was the face of Marvel for decades.
Disney’s Streaming Service Is Called Disney Play, Will Cost Less Than Netflix
Plus, the service reportedly has its official title.
Your Local Comic-Con May Not Be Called That Too Much Longer
A court case resulted in massive legal bills for a local comic convention for using that name, which is trademarked by San Diego Comic-Con.
‘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.