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.
Watch the New ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ Trailer!
The brand new Star Wars: Episode 7 trailer premiered this morning at Star Wars Celebration, as J.J. Abrams and the film’s cast showed off the footage to a packed audience of hardcore Star Wars fans. But, you don't have to be in Anaheim to get a new look at The Force Awakens: we've g…
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…
20 Facts You May Not Know About ‘Star Wars’
Let's be honest: if you're here, you probably know a lot about the 'Star Wars' movies. But, how much do you really know? Did you know that they're making a new one? You did? Boy, you are good. Well, now you can test your 'Star Wars' knowledge with the first entry i…
Here Come the ‘Men In Black 3′ With a Brand New Trailer
The 'Men in Black' are back in a new trailer for this summer's third blockbuster outing.
‘Hunger Games’ TV Spot Features Action, Plot Hints and Taylor Swift
Every year it seems like the summer movie season starts earlier and earlier. You can argue that last year it started in April with the release of 'Fast Five.' This year, you can argue that it starts in March with the release of 'The Hunger Games.'
Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’ Trailer Rises From The Grave
In 1984, a young Disney animator named Tim Burton directed his live-action debut, the short film 'Frankenweenie.' Disney planned for the short to run before a theatrical re-release of 'Pinocchio,' but once they screened the completed project, they fired Burton on the spot.
Burton, of course, went on …
Burton, of course, went on …
New Trailer for ‘The Avengers’ Will Make You Wish It Was Summer
The ultimate superhero crossover movie is almost here. Marvel released the full trailer for 'The Avengers' today, which shows Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Black Widow, Hawkeye and Nick Fury in action. While the teaser trailer hinted at the action to come, this new trailer lays it…
Watch Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Movie: The Movie’ Trailer Starring Every Celebrity in Hollywood
It's only fitting that after the 2012 Oscars, Jimmy Kimmel would debut a trailer for the most epic, star-studded movie of all-time. It's over eight minutes long, stars 2012 Oscar nominees George Clooney, Gary Oldman, and Meryl Streep plus Matt Damon, Jessica Alba, Samuel L. Jackson, Charlize Theron,…
Adam Sandler Earns Record Number of 2012 Razzies Nominations
While the movie world gathers to celebrate the best in film for 2012, the nominations for The Razzies - celebrating the absolute worst in film for 2012 - were announced and it was a record-breaking year. For Adam Sandler.
2012 Oscars – See All the Winners Here
The 2012 Oscars managed to include the expected and shocks all at the same time. Odds on favorite, 'The Artist', won five awards including Best Picture, Best Actor for Jean Dujardin and Best Director for Michel Hazanivicius. But 'Hugo' gave it a run for its money, also bringing h…
Meet Pixar’s First Princess In New Extended ‘Brave’ Clip
This summer's animated adventure 'Brave' is notable for a few reasons: One, it's Pixar's first foray into the world of fairy tales (something their partners at Disney are quite good at) and, two, it's Pixar's first female-driven film. While the plot seems reminiscent of 'How to Train Your Dragon' - …
How to Sound Smart at Your 2012 Oscars Party
It's easy to feel out of the loop at an Oscar party. Odds are many of the films nominated this year for Oscars didn't open up in a theater near you and even if they did, you may have been too busy to actually see them all. That's where we come in.
10 Actors You Probably Forgot Were Nominated for Oscars
For every role that can be considered "Oscar bait," there are the roles that are completely out of the norm for the Academy Awards. The actors on our list all gave performances that have transcended Oscars and are more well-known for their contributions to pop culture.
Best Movie Trailers of 2012 (So Far)
There are a lot of movies to look forward to in 2012. So many, in fact, it's easy to lose track of everything. We took a look back at some of the best movie trailers of the year to give you an idea of what 2012 has to offer at the movie theater. While the year is still young, there are al…
Michael Bay Threatening the World With Fourth ‘Transformers’ Film
After rumors began floating out of the New York Toy Fair, Michael Bay took to his official site to confirm the reports that he would return to direct a fourth installment in the 'Transformers' franchise.