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.
Legendary Movie Trailer Voice-Over Guy, Hal Douglas, Dies at 89
Hal Douglas, the voice-over artist who popularized the "In a world..." line and whose voice could be heard in movie trailers for 'Forrest Gump,' 'Meet the Parents' and 'Lethal Weapon' has died at the age of 89 from complications of pancreatic cancer.
Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Was Part of a $20 Million Samsung Ad Buy With ABC
Did you think that bit at the Oscars where host Ellen DeGeneres wandered into the audience to tweet a selfie with A-listers like Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper was a refreshing moment of spontaneity in an otherwise scripted affair? Wrong. The viral photo…
Matthew McConaughey Wins Best Actor at the 2014 Oscars
While there were a lot of tight races at the 2014 Oscars, Best Actor wasn't one of them. Matthew McConaughey, the odds-on favorite and Golden Globe winner, won the Best Actor Oscar for his performance in 'Dallas Buyers Club' and that's alright, alight, alright with us.
Cate Blanchett Wins Best Actress at the 2014 Oscars
Best Actress at the 2014 Oscars went to Cate Blanchett for her role in 'Blue Jasmine' - a win many saw coming as the actress pretty much swept all the awards leading up to this point. But, whether you saw it coming or not, it was a win that was very much deserved.
‘Anchorman 2′ Returning to Theaters With Extended, R-Rated Edition
Didn't get enough Ron Burgundy last month with 'Anchorman 2'? Well, Ron, Brick, Champ and Brian are coming back to theaters this month with an extended, R-rated cut that promises 763 new jokes. It's like watching an all new 'Anchorman' movie!
Has ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Cast the Star of ‘Transformers 4’?
'Star Wars: Episode 7' is scheduled to begin filming in May (just about two-and-a-half months from now), so you'd think casting announcements are imminent. So far, we've heard precious little information about who will actually be starring in the new 'Star Wars' films (aside from Mark Hamill, Carrie…
Jimmy Fallon Kicks Off ‘The Tonight Show’ With Will Smith, Tina Fey, Seth Rogen and Tons o…
Last night, Jimmy Fallon officially ushered in a new era of 'The Tonight Show' and, besides a move to New York City, already made the show his own. Can you imagine Jay Leno ever doing The Humpty Dance in a "The Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing"?
‘Transformers 4′ Super Bowl Trailer: The Dinobots Have Arrived!
The 'Transformers 4' Super Bowl trailer is here and finally gives us our first look at the rebooted (but not rebooted?) movie. Now, with our first official look at the upcoming Michael Bay movie we finally get to see the Dinobots!
Watch a Rare, 8-Minute Clip of Steve Buscemi and Quentin Tarantino Rehearsing For ‘Reservo…
Fans of Quentin Tarantino were dealt a tough blow yesterday, as the director announced he was canceling his upcoming film, 'The Hateful Eight,' after the script leaked. We can't say we can make up for a lost Tarantino project, but we do have something that Tarantino fans will enjoy. A rare 8-minute …
First Official ‘Dumb and Dumber 2′ Photo: Harry and Lloyd Go For a Ride
We had previously seen a handful of photos from the 'Dumb and Dumber 2' set, but up until this point, we haven't seen anything official from the upcoming sequel. That all changed today as directors Bobby and Peter Farrelly posted the first official 'Dumb and Dumber 2' photo …