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.
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.
Why Don’t You Just Tell Me the Name of the Movie? Aol Officially Hanging Up Moviefone
Moviefone was made famous in the early '90s as a way for people to get movie showtimes over the phone, and was later cemented as a pop culture landmark as the focus of a classic 'Seinfeld' episode (wherein Kramer's phone number is one digit away from the Moviefone number, so he begins to adopt the r…
How Vin Diesel Punk’d His Way Into the Marvel Universe
It was the headline that sent the fanboy world abuzz: Vin Diesel has mysterious meetings with Marvel to discuss an upcoming movie. The word was leaked by Diesel himself on his popular Facebook page, but with precious few details. At the time, all we could do was wildly speculate. Was it Vision? Luke…
Listen to Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ Soundtrack
'The Hateful Eight' may be the Quentin Tarantino movie that never was. The writer/director, upset about the script leaking online, decided to put a stop to the upcoming western before it ever really began. While we may never actually see the movie, the script is online and now another big …
Sorry Film Fans, February is Statistically the Worst Month For Movies
As you're looking online this month, trying to figure out what movie you should go see at the theater, don't be surprised if you can't find much you really want to go see. A new study reveals that February movies are actually the worst of the entire year.
Is Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ Back On?
When the script for his upcoming project, 'The Hateful Eight,' leaked, an angry and defiant Quentin Tarantino said he was completely dropping the project. "I have no desire to make it. I’m done. I’ll move on to the next thing," he said. Well, time may truly heal all wounds as just a few we…
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 …
‘Breaking Bad’ Wins Best Television Series at the 2014 Golden Globes
After coming to an end last year, 'Breaking Bad' managed to squeeze out one last "Best Television Series" award, taking the big prize at the 2014 Golden Globes.
After Plagiarism Scandal, Shia LaBeouf Announces He’s Retiring
The past few weeks have not been kind to actor Shia LaBeouf. First he was booted from the cast of a Broadway play. Then he was busted plagiarizing his apology to the other actors. Later, it was revealed his short film, 'Howard Cantour' was actually plagiarized from a comic by author Daniel Clowes. L…