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.
‘Godzilla’ is Coming! Big Screen Reboot to Begin Filming in March
Back at Comic-Con 2012, we saw a surprise teaser trailer for the 'Godzilla' reboot. It looked amazing. But what we didn't get was any clear idea when the film would start filming or hit theaters. It was all theoretically possible that the film would fall apart. But today we get some g…
2013 Oscar Nomination Fun Facts
As you may have heard, the 2013 Oscar nominations were announced today. There were lots of surprises and notable snubs but in all the nominations there are lots of interesting facts, you might not know. Like, which Oscar nominee got their start on the 1993 Vanilla Ice movie 'Cool as Ice?' Check out …
New NASA Spacesuits Look Exactly Like Buzz Lightyear
NASA revealed their new spacesuit - the Z-1 Prototype Spacesuit and Portable Life Support System (PLSS) 2.0 - and we can't help but think this new outfit was inspired by 'Toy Story's' own Buzz Lightyear. Are our astronauts headed to infinity and beyond?
Facebook 2012 Trends: People Love Them Some Channing Tatum
We are big fans of Channing Tatum. (If you couldn't already tell, we're also big fans of the image above of Channing in drag from 'SNL'...) And it turns out, so are you. Facebook today released their 2012 trends and the top 10 movies for the year included a whole lot of Tatum.
‘Man of Steel’ Trailer: Superman Returns!
Transported to Earth years ago from Krypton, an advanced alien planet, Clark Kent struggles with the ultimate question – Why am I here? Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents, Clark soon discovers that having super abilities means making very difficult decisions.
Quentin Tarantino Talks Retirement, Planning a Novel and HBO Miniseries?
Quentin Tarantino is serious about this retirement business. The 'Django Unchained' director hinted that he might only have a few movies left in him and he's not just talking to hear himself talk. In a new interview, Tarantino insists he's almost ready to hang it up and talks abo…
‘The Simpsons’ to Produce 20-Year-Old Script By Judd Apatow
Exactly 22 years ago, director Judd Apatow ('This is 40,' 'Knocked Up') wrote a script for 'The Simpsons' that was never used (which is not surprising since, at the time, Apatow had no credits and was still a struggling comedian). But now that Judd Apatow is Judd Apatow…
What Were the Biggest Box Office Bombs of 2012?
2012 was a good year for movies. 'The Avengers' broke a lot of records ($623 million and counting) and 'The Dark Knight Rises' and 'The Hunger Games' didn't do so shabby either. But for every film that made a lot of money, there are a bunch of movies who didn'…
‘The Hangover, Part 3′ Instagram Pics: Which Character is Going to Die?
'The Hangover, Part 3' director Todd Phillips has been uploading a bunch of behind-the-scenes photos from the film to his Instagram account and while most are pretty but otherwise benign, one photo raises a major question: so who dies in 'The Hangover, Part 3??'
‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ – Carrie Fisher Says She’s Ready to Return Too
First Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill and now Princess Leia herself says she's ready to return for 'Star Wars: Episode 7.' So with Luke, Han and Leia all game for another round of 'Star Wars,' will we actually see them in the films?