Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY

Bryan Alexander


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Recent articles by Bryan:

'Dolittle': Why Robert Downey Jr. tries to talk to the animals ... with a Welsh accent

Robert Downey Jr. took on "the single hardest accent on Earth" for his new comedy "Dolittle." Here's why his animal-loving Dr. Dolittle is, um, Welsh. → Read More

Jennifer Aniston misses Critics' Choice Awards, has a 'Friends' reunion with Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow

Jennifer Aniston did not attend the Critics' Choice Awards on Sunday, instead hitting a "Friends" reunion with Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox. → Read More

Phoebe Waller-Bridge thanked Bronx-born Jennifer Lopez as inspiration for British 'Fleabag'

Who knew Jennifer Lopez was a major inspiration for the British comedy "Fleabag"? Phoebe Waller-Bridge revealed all at the Critics' Choice Awards. → Read More

Cynthia Erivo will not perform at BAFTA Awards after slate of all-white actor nominees

Cynthia Erivo will not perform at the BAFTAs next month after all actors of color were overlooked in an all-white acting nomination slate. → Read More

Everything you missed (including some backstage gossip) at the Critics' Choice Awards

From a big win for "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" to jokes backstage about the plant-based food, here's what went down at the Critics' Choice Awards. → Read More

Oprah Winfrey, AppleTV+ pull out of documentary centered on Russell Simmons' accusers

Oprah Winfrey cited creative differences in pulling out, along with AppleTV+, from a documentary focusing on sexual misconduct by Russell Simmons. → Read More

Here's why 'Just Mercy' needed that harrowing electrocution scene

Michael B. Jordan's "Just Mercy" highlights the work of lawyer Bryan Stevenson, including one death row inmate he couldn't save, Herbert Richardson. → Read More

'Jeopardy!' producers explain 'flawed' Church of the Nativity clue that caused an uproar

'Jeopardy!' producers explain the 'flawed' Church of the Nativity clue that led to outrage from viewers. It was supposed to be removed from the show. → Read More

Biggest Oscar snubs: Jennifer Lopez, Robert De Niro shut out of nominations

The 2020 Academy Awards nominees were announced Monday morning. Which contenders didn't make the cut for Oscar glory? → Read More

Golden Globes 2020: 'Mandalorian' creator Jon Favreau explains why Baby Yoda is NOT Yoda

"The Mandalorian'"creator Jon Favreau explains why Baby Yoda is NOT Yoda, speaking to USA TODAY on the Golden Globes red carpet. → 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

'Joker,' 'Parasite,' 'Little Women,' 'Irishman' receive Writers Guild film nominations

"Parasite," "1917" and "Joker" all built on their Golden Globes momentum with Writers Guild Awards nominations, which were announced Monday morning. → Read More

How accurate is 'Just Mercy'? The real case behind Michael B. Jordan's Bryan Stevenson movie

Michael B. Jordan says Bryan Stevenson, the heroic lawyer he plays in "Just Mercy," is an "honest" portrayal. What's fact, what's fiction in the film. → Read More

Golden Globes' best backstage quotes: Renée Zellweger explains 'scrambled' acceptance speech

These were all the best backstage quotes from the stars after claiming their Golden Globe Awards, from Awkwafina to Tom Hanks and Michelle Williams. → Read More

Romance novelist Johanna Lindsey, whose steamy works included 'Hearts Aflame,' dies at 67

Romance novelist Johanna Lindsey, whose novel "Hearts Aflame" launched the career of Fabio, has died. → Read More

James Cameron predicts 'Avatar' will ultimately top 'Avengers: Endgame': 'I think it's a certainty'

"Avatar" took flight 10 years ago and was the most successful box-office film worldwide. Director James Cameron believes it can return to its perch. → Read More

'I'm 92% terrified': Director J.J. Abrams unveils 'Star Wars': The Rise of Skywalker'

Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill and J.J. Abrams were on hand to kick off the final chapter in the "Star Wars" saga, "Rise of Skywalker." → Read More

'Richard Jewell' exoneration: Why people still wrongly think he was part of the Olympic bombing

"Richard Jewell" highlights how the heroic security guard in the 1996 Olympic bombing wrongly became the suspect. The movie serves as an exoneration. → Read More

'Jumanji 2's Nick Jonas reveals why he panicked over Priyanka's surprise puppy gift

Priyanka Chopra surprised her sleeping husband with a morning anniversary surprise. The shocked look on Jonas' face wasn't about the present. → Read More

Keanu Reeves Day: 'Matrix 4,' 'John Wick 4' scheduled to open May 21, 2021

May the force be with Keanu Reeves as two of his films will open May 21, 2021: "John Wick 4" and "Matrix 4." → Read More