Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY

Bryan Alexander

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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  • The Tennessean
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  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • North Jersey News
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  • Rochester D and C
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Recent articles by Bryan:

From biorobots to babies: The 5 most surprising, disturbing 'Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes' takeaways

HBO's "Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes" shows actual scenes around the 1986 nuclear power plant disaster. The surprising revelations are disturbing. → Read More

How that 'Father of the Bride' wedding party scene turned into all-night mariachi 'Get Lucky' bash

That "Father of the Bride" wedding party got rowdy to a mariachi-filled "Get Lucky" that played, just like the song says, "all night 'til the sun." → Read More

'Father of the Bride' mom Gloria Estefan recalls her wedding-day disaster: The dog ate her dress

There are many reasons why Gloria Estefan is perfect to star in HBO's "Father of the Bride." Her real-life dog-eaten wedding dress is just one. → Read More

5 crucial changes to 'Iron Chef' on Netflix: 'This is evolution, not mutation' says Alton Brown

Iron Chefs teaming to defeat rivals, a bigger stadium, a battier Chairman are some changes to Netflix's "Iron Chef" return "Quest for an Iron Legend." → Read More

'Oh, my God!' Rose Leslie shocked by her complicated 'Time Traveler's Wife' flings (spoilers!)

Clare falls into some way complicated flings with friends in Sunday's episode of HBO's "Time Traveler's Wife." Rose Leslie explains. (Spoilers!) → Read More

Glen Powell soars as 'Top Gun: Maverick's coolest pilot after 'ultimate gut punch' of losing role

Glen Powell was heartbreakingly rejected for the role of Goose's son in Tom Cruise's "Top Gun: Maverick." Turns out his pilot Hangman steals the film. → Read More

All the best 'Top Gun: Maverick' throwbacks, including that jet-fueled ending (spoilers!)

"Top Gun: Maverick" pays the best kind of respect to Tom Cruise's original "Top Gun" movie. Here are the best throwbacks, including how it ends. → Read More

'Time Traveler's Wife': Theo James reveals naked time voyaging perils, hard falls (and that wig)

HBO's "Time Traveler's Wife" brings a new accidental time voyager Henry (Theo James) and his wife Clare (Rose Leslie). Turns out, time travel is hard. → Read More

Kid Rock to Tucker Carlson in Fox News interview: 'You can't cancel me, I love it when they try'

In a tease to Tucker Carlson's interview Monday with Kid Rock, the musician dished on being “uncancelable,” Donald Trump and his upcoming tour. → Read More

'The Godfather' turns 50: Why Frank Sinatra loathed the book and told Mario Puzo to 'choke'

As "The Godfather" marks its 50th anniversary, here's the story behind why Frank Sinatra voiced displeasure with Mario Puzo's book and planned film. → Read More

Oscar-winning 'Kiss of the Spider Woman' actor William Hurt dies at 71

Oscar-winning actor William Hurt has died at age 71, according to reports. He earned three consecutive Oscar nominations in the mid-1980s and won one. → Read More

Kristen Stewart asks Spirit Awards crowd to stand with Ukraine: 'They are risking their lives'

Spirit Awards hosts Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman had a NSFW message for Vladimir Putin as Kristen Stewart pledged support for Ukrainian people. → Read More

Sky hooks, no-look passes, an epic comb-over: The casting magic of HBO's 'Winning Time' Lakers

Casting legends like Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the HBO series "Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty" was an epic challenge. → Read More

'SNL' pays solemn tribute to Ukrainian people as chorus sings 'Prayer for Ukraine' in cold open

"SNL" began the show with a Ukrainian chorus solemnly singing "Prayer for Ukraine" in front of candles that spelled out the capital city of Kyiv. → Read More

Sally Kellerman, the original 'Hot Lips' Houlihan from 'M*A*S*H' movie, dies at 84

Sally Kellerman, who starred in Robert Altman's "M*A*S*H" film and in an early episode of "Star Trek," has died. She was 84. → Read More

Simon Cowell on his broken arm and new 'AGT: Extreme': 'Why would you do this?'

"America's Got Talent: Extreme' judge Simon Cowell, nursing his own broken arm, doesn't know why people would take part on NBC's daredevil show. → Read More

Alec Baldwin, 'Rust' sued for wrongful death by Halyna Hutchins' family after fatal shooting

The family of "Rust" shooting victim Halyna Hutchins has filed a wrongful death suit against the movie's producers, including star Alec Baldwin. → Read More

Bob Saget's cause of death was from 'head trauma' in hotel, family says

Bob Saget's family says authorities have determined the "Full House" star died of "head trauma" in his Florida hotel room on Jan. 9. → Read More

Snubbed! Ben Affleck, Jennifer Hudson, Lady Gaga, Leonardo DiCaprio miss out on Oscar nominations

Did you see the powerhouse performances that missed out on Oscar nominations Tuesday? Here are the biggest snubs, from Lady Gaga to Ben Affleck. → Read More

Shirtless Mark Wahlberg schools Tom Holland on massage guns: 'For muscle recovery, nothing else'

After Tom Holland thought a massage gun gift was for "self-pleasure," his "Uncharted" co-star Mark Wahlberg has to explain its therapeutic uses. → Read More