Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY

Carly Mallenbaum


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Recent articles by Carly:

Tiffany Haddish's ‘Like a Boss’ is basically a rom-com, just minus the romance

Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne's R-rated comedy "Like a Boss" is simultaneously a modern story of friendship but also a retread of rom-com tropes. → Read More

Critics' Choice Awards: What you didn't see on TV, from bleeped speeches to table-side hugs

Critics' Choice Awards moments that didn't make air: Robert De Niro's cut-off speech, Phoebe Waller-Bridge's NSFW language and J.Lo's early departure. → Read More

Golden Globes 2020: How to watch and what you need to know about the star-studded show

Here's everything you need to know about the Golden Globe Awards, from the guest list to how to stream the show that airs Sunday (8 EST/5 PST) on NBC. → Read More

Golden Globes 2020: Everything you missed at the after-parties

What happened after the Golden Globes broadcast ended? All the parties! Here's an inside look at how the stars danced the night away. → Read More

The new 'Batman': Everything we know (so far) about the Robert Pattinson movie

We know that Robert Pattinson is going to be the new Batman, but what else has been revealed about the Matt Reeves film out in 2021? Let's review. → Read More

The Oscars will have no host again for 2020 ceremony

ABC has announced that the Academy Awards will go on without a host, just like the Oscars did last year after the Kevin Hart brouhaha. → Read More

Golden Globes: What you didn't see on TV, from Joaquin's F-bombs to Jen Aniston's train

BEVERLY HILLS – When you're in the ballroom at the Golden Globe Awards, you're not subjected to commercial breaks, you don't hear the censor's bleeps and you aren't beholden to a cameraperson. Instead, you're able to roam about the Beverly Hilton ballroom as you wish; stop by the bathroom, smoking deck and open bar as often as you'd like; and rub elbows with celebrities who you're so used to… → Read More

Golden Globes: What you didn't see on TV, from Joaquin's F-bombs to Jen Aniston's train

What was bleeped from Joaquin Phoenix's speech? Why'd Jennifer Aniston need help from friends? Here's what happened offscreen at the Golden Globes. → Read More

Eating for luck on New Year's: Why foods from grapes to peas promise prosperity

What makes foods like grapes, peas and noodles lucky? The answer has to do with symbolism and superstition. → Read More

'You' Season 2: Penn Badgley on the burden of playing a charming stalker on Netflix

Penn Badgley, who plays Joe Goldberg on 'You,' talks about what it's like to actually be a good guy (our words), when he stars as a charming murderer. → Read More

For 'Top Gun: Maverick,' Tom Cruise flew a jet, experienced up to 8 G's: 'You can't act that'

Tom Cruise is known for doing his own stunts. For "Top Gun: Maverick," he indeed felt plenty of G's while flying his own fighter jet. → Read More

The 6 craziest moments in Michael Bay's new Netflix movie '6 Underground,' slow-mo zit-popping included

In '6 Underground,' Michael Bay's new Netflix action film, Ryan Reynolds holds an eyeball and zits are popped in slow motion. Spoilers ahead! → Read More

New to 'Star Wars'? Here are 13 basic things to know before you see 'The Rise of Skywalker'

Confused about where "Rise of Skywalker" falls in the "Star Wars" timeline but still want to see the saga finale? We're here to explain the basics. → Read More

Philip McKeon, who starred on TV's 'Alice' as a child, dies at 55

Philip McKeon, who's best known for playing Tommy on 'Alice' in the '80s when he was a child star, has died after battling an illness. → Read More

What is dopamine fasting and why are people doing it?

The term "dopamine fasting" has quickly become a wellness buzzword, but what's this new trend about? → Read More

Justin Timberlake apologizes to Jessica Biel for 'behavior'; denies cheating rumors

Justin Timberlake is breaking his silence weeks after photos surfaced of him holding hands with his co-star. → Read More

Kanye West's 'Nebuchadnezzar' opera: A loud, late show for only the most loyal fans

Kanye West presented "Nebuchadnezzar," a biblical, gospel show he's calling his first opera. How was the hour-long event that started two hours late? → Read More

Why Bikram Yoga's founder is in hot water in a new Netflix documentary

Bikram Choudhury, the founder of the hot yoga class that bears his name, has been compared to Harvey Weinstein. Netflix's new documentary shows why. → Read More

Netflix in December 2019: 'Marriage Story,' Kevin Hart, 'The Witcher' and more 'You'

In December, Netflix will have "Marriage Story," "The Two Popes," "You" Season 2 and Kevin Hart and Ryan Reynolds projects available to stream. → Read More

Harry Styles is the perfect American jock in 'SNL' sketch that didn't make the cut

In another one of Kyle Mooney's "SNL" sketches that was cut for time, Harry Styles is a rapping American jock with blonde hair. → Read More