Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY

Kelly Lawler

USA TODAY

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • The News Leader
  • The News-Star
Past:
  • Enquirer
  • The Tennessean
  • Indianapolis Star
  • independentmail
  • DelmarvaNow!
  • Rochester D and C
  • The Asbury Park Press NJ
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • The Courier-Journal
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • and more…

Recent articles by Kelly:

We love you, Toto! The 10 best movie dogs of all time

In honor of the 80th anniversary of 'The Wizard of Oz' (and National Dog Day), we rank our favorite movie canines, from Toto to Lassie. → Read More

The 5 best Robin Williams movies to remember him by

From "Good Morning, Vietnam" to "Good Will Hunting," we pick our favorite Robin Williams movies to watch, five years after the comedian's death. → Read More

'BH 90210' recap: Welcome to the surreal world

Spoiler alert! Fox's wild, meta sort of reboot of "Beverly Hills, 90210" kicks off and it's not as much of at train wreck as you might expect. → Read More

How PBS adaptation of Jane Austen's unfinished novel 'Sanditon' introduces the author's first black character

PBS's new drama "Sanditon," based on Jane Austen's unfinished novel, introduces Austen's first black character. → Read More

Review: Hulu's 'Veronica Mars' is the best TV revival in years

With smart evolution and commitment to neo-noir detective stories, Hulu's season of "Veronica Mars" is far superior to revivals like "Gilmore Girls." → Read More

Did 'Game of Thrones' really deserve those record-breaking Emmy nominations?

"Game of Thrones" broke Emmy records with 32 nominations this year, but did the polarizing final season of the HBO juggernaut deserve every nod? → Read More

Emmy Awards 2019: Watch live as nominations unveiled Tuesday morning

The 2019 Emmy nominations list is set to be revealed Tuesday morning and we'll have live coverage of the announcement. → Read More

5 TV shows to binge-watch to beat the heat this weekend

From ice-cold TV series like "The Terror" to red hot "Hawaii Five-0" and "Love Island," stay in the air conditioning and watch TV this weekend. → Read More

The 5 weirdest and wildest shows to watch on TV this summer

Some of the wildest offerings on TV this summer include "Stranger Things" star David Harbour in a mockumentary and high-budget mini golf. → Read More

'Game of Thrones' prequel: George R.R. Martin spills details (Starks, but no Lannisters)

No Lannisters? No dragons? Author George R.R. Martin is revealing key points from the "Game of Thrones" prequel, now filming a pilot episode. → Read More

So long, Netflix! The new streaming home of 'Friends' will be ... HBO Max

WarnerMedia announced its new streaming service will be called HBO Max, and will be the home of new and classic TV series, including "Friends." → Read More

Did 'Stranger Things' really kill (spoiler!) in Season 3?

Spoiler alert! Let's talk about that big death at the end of "Stranger Things" Season 3 and if it was the right call (or if it will even last). → Read More

Netflix's ‘Stranger Things’ reinvents itself for a stellar Season 3

Creators Matt and Ross Duffer have figured out how to make Season 3 its own beast. → Read More

What you need to remember before watching 'Stranger Things' Season 3

In the long gap between seasons of Netflix's "Stranger Things" you may have forgotten details about the Upside Down. We offer a quick catchup. → Read More

Review: ‘Stranger Things’ reinvents itself for a stellar Season 3

Netflix's supernatural hit 'Stranger Things' was a little too repetitive in Season 2, but Season 3 manages to find greatness by changing direction. → Read More

The best TV shows and movies to stream in July

From "Veronica Mars" to "Minority Report," here are the best movies and TV shows new to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in July. → Read More

Review: Showtime's Fox News, Roger Ailes series 'The Loudest Voice' will shock and horrify

Russell Crowe puts on a layer of prosthetics to play former Fox News chief Roger Ailes, in a series that panders to its audience a little too much. → Read More

5 things to binge-watch this weekend: Tom Hanks edition

To continue your Tom Hanks fix after 'Toy Story 4' this weekend, binge watch some of the star's classics. → Read More

The definitive ranking of all 21 Pixar movies (including 'Toy Story 4')

Rejoice! Woody, Buzz and the rest of the plastic playthings return this weekend in 'Toy Story 4.' To mark the occasion, we ranked all 21 Pixar movies. → Read More

The 10 best guilty-pleasure TV shows to keep you happy all summer long

From "Younger" to "Claws" to "The Hills: New Beginnings" and "AGT," these 10 shows will hit the spot this summer. → Read More