Mike Sampson is the Editor-in-Chief of ScreenCrush. He studied to become a lawyer and worked as an architectural planner after graduating college but neither of these professions afforded him the opportunity to watch movies and TV for a living. He previously served as the Editor-in-Chief of JoBlo.com for 10 years. He lives in New Jersey and probably spends too much time playing video games and overthinking things.
The Worst Oscar-Nominated Movies of All Time
Every year, when the Oscar nominations are announced, a considerable amount of time is spent debating who was snubbed. But for every film that was expecting to get nominated and didn't, there's a film that no one was expecting to get nominated and did. This is the story of those films. The movies you'll look back on and wonder exactly how the heck it ever got nominated for an Oscar.
2014 Super Bowl Trailers: What to Expect During the Big Game
Football fans are no doubt excited for the 2014 Super Bowl, but even non-sports fans can find something to enjoy. No, we're not talking about Bruno Mars, we're talking about the Super Bowl movie trailers that will be airing during the commercial breaks. With the 2014 Super Bowl set to air on FOX at 6pm on February 2, we thought now would be the perfect time to run through what we know is going to
‘Godzilla’ Trailer: The King of the Monsters is Here!
After months (years!) of waiting, the official 'Godzilla' trailer is finally here! If you've seen either of the two Comic-Con trailers, you'll recognize some of the footage in this new 'Godzilla' trailer (in theaters next week with 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'), but plenty of new stuff in here to get you excited too. Check this out!
‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Is the Second Most Expensive Movie in 20th Century Fox History
'X-Men: Days of Future Past' recently returned to Montreal for a few weeks of reshoots. This, in and of itself, is not really news as virtually every big-budget Hollywood movie actually sets aside time for reshoots in their original schedule. But, as Fox announced the reshoots, a more interesting note came along with it: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is now the second most expensive movie in the 78
‘Muppets: Most Wanted’ Trailer: What is Kermit Doing in Jail?
You can't keep a good frog down. After writer/star Jason Segel left the 'Muppets' sequel to work on other projects, Kermit, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and the gang pressed ahead with 'Muppets: Most Wanted' and brought some famous friends - namely Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell - along with them. Today, you can get your first look at the trailer for the all new Muppet adventure.
What Is the Best Movie Trailer of 2013?
'The Wolf of Wall Street' doesn't hit theaters until Christmas, but the upcoming Martin Scorsese movie is already winning awards. The film's much-hyped teaser trailer won the Grand Prize at the Key Art Awards for Best Trailer of the Year. See what competition it beat out and let us know if you agree.
‘Batman vs. Superman’ – Ben Affleck Talks For the First Time About Fan Backlash to His Casting
Up until now, almost every actor in Hollywood has been asked for their reaction on Ben Affleck being cast as Batman in 'Batman vs. Superman' (as if their opinion mattered at all), when the one person we wanted to hear from - Affleck himself - has stayed completely silent. Until now. Affleck appeared on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' last night and talked about why he wanted to star as Batman, his
Jack Nicholson Retires From Acting at Age 76
Perhaps all work and no play really does make Jack a dull boy. 3-time Oscar-winning actor Jack Nicholson has quietly retired from acting according to a new report citing sources close to the 76-year-old actor. The actor reportedly suffering from memory loss and has no further plans to appear in any more movies.
Seth MacFarlane Announces ‘Ted 2′ Release Date
We've been hearing about 'Ted 2' since...well, since the first 'Ted' became a box-office sensation and made $550 million worldwide. But, since then, we've had precious little in the way of actual updates. Sure, everyone - including star Mark Wahlberg and writer/director Seth MacFarlane - want it to happen, but would it actually happen? MacFarlane took to Twitter and let everyone know that it is ha
‘Avengers 2′ – Which Actor Is Marvel’s Top Choice to Join the Superhero Team?
When Joss Whedon announced he was adding two new characters to 'Avengers 2' in the brother/sister team of Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, fans couldn't help but immediately start speculating who would be cast as the new additions to the team. Previously, we reported that Irish actress Saoirse Ronan was the top choice for Scarlet Witch and now we know who Whedon and Marvel have their eye on to play