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.
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
J.K. Rowling Working on a ‘Harry Potter’ Prequel Following a Young, Orphan Harry
The boy who lived continues to live on. Two years after the last 'Harry Potter' movie hit theaters (and six years after 'Deathly Hallows' was published), author J.K. Rowling is working on a Potter prequel that would follow a young Harry as an orphan, before his time at Hogwarts.
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.
Robert Downey, Jr. Got Paid $50 Million For ‘The Avengers’
'The Avengers' made over $1.5 billion (with a b) at the box office, which is enough to make it one of the biggest films of all-time. But Marvel executives weren't the only ones making money off the film. Star Robert Downey, Jr. confirms he made over $50 million to star in 'The Avengers' adding, "Isn't that crazy?" Yeah, pretty much.
Legendary Movie Critic Roger Ebert Dies at the Age of 70
Just days after announcing a leave of absence from writing to deal with a recurrence of cancer, the Chicago Sun-Times reported this afternoon that legendary movie critic Roger Ebert has died.
‘Argo’ Wins Best Picture at the 2013 Oscars
'Argo' was named Best Picture at the 2013 Oscars this Sunday.
Daniel Day-Lewis Wins Best Actor at the 2013 Oscars
Daniel Day-Lewis took home the Best Actor trophy at the 2013 Oscars for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln.'
Jennifer Lawrence Wins Best Actress at the 2013 Oscars
Jennifer Lawrence won Best Actress at the 2013 Oscars for her portrayal of a widow with emotional problems in 'Silver Linings Playbook.'
2013 Oscars: Download All of This Year’s Nominated Scripts
The 2013 Oscars are right around the corner and it's always more fun to watch the awards when you have a rooting interest. Even if you haven't seen all the nominated films, we can help you get caught up in two major categories: Best Original and Best Adapted Screenplay. We've got all ten of the Oscar-nominated scripts - from 'Django' to 'Argo' and everything in-between - available for you to downl
‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ – J.J. Abrams Will Direct!
The search for a 'Star Wars: Episode 7' director is over. J.J. Abrams - the man who once said he would only be interested in 'Star Wars' as a paying moviegoer - will direct the first film in the new trilogy.