Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY

Bryan Alexander

USA TODAY

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • North Jersey News
  • Enquirer
  • St. Cloud Times
Past:
  • The Tennessean
  • Statesman Journal
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Rochester D and C
  • Indianapolis Star
  • The News-Star
  • The Clarion-Ledger
  • TCPalm
  • The Asbury Park Press NJ
  • and more…

Recent articles by Bryan:

How 'The Call of the Wild's heartbreaking dog ending veers from brutal novel (spoilers!)

"The Call of the Wild" has a surprise twist on the traditional sad ending. Harrison Ford discusses the heartbreak, which is less brutal than the book. → Read More

Ozzy Osbourne's darkest 'Ordinary Man' album lyrics: Filled with regret, death, drug havoc

From an Elton John duet about death to a scathing look at drug abuse, here are the most compelling lyrics from Ozzy Osbourne's "Ordinary Man" album. → Read More

'Parasite' studio responds to Trump after he criticizes Oscar win, Brad Pitt's speech

President Trump had sharp words for Hollywood during his Colorado rally, taking aim at the "Parasite" Oscar victory and Brad Pitt's critical speech. → Read More

Can your marriage survive a date night seeing the comedy 'Downhill'? Will Ferrell has advice

Will Ferrell digs himself into a hole with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in 'Downhill.' Filmmakers offer a survival guide to seeing the movie with your spouse. → Read More

Orlando Bloom's Morse code tattoo misspells his son's name, sends the wrong message

Orlando Bloom tried to have his son Flynn's name tattoo-ed on his arm in Morse code. He missed some key dots. → Read More

Even Harrison Ford was shocked deceased Han Solo could return in 'Rise of Skywalker'

When JJ Abrams asked Harrison Ford to have Han Solo return to "Rise of Skywalker," Ford's response was "Are you kidding? I'm dead!" → Read More

Meet Julia Louis-Dreyfus' too-hot Italian 'Downhill' ski instructor Giulio Berruti

The scene-stealing mountain man in "Downhill" is played by Italian model and actor Giulio Berruti, who makes Julia Louis-Dreyfus' character swoon. → Read More

'The Batman' revealed: Director Matt Reeves shows off Robert Pattinson's Batsuit, jawline

Director Matt Reeves gave the first look of his new "The Batman," showing off Robert Pattinson's Batsuit, and those impossibly heroic cheekbones. → Read More

How 'Sonic the Hedgehog' avoided death by Twitter with a dramatic, game-saving redesign

Fan outrage didn't kill "Sonic the Hedgehog" when the beloved character was unveiled. Director Jeff Fowler explains how it made Sonic stronger. → Read More

Brad Pitt got 'very serious' at Oscars by calling out Trump impeachment trial. Here's why.

Brad Pitt cracked a joke about the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump in his Oscar speech, and continued on the surprising topic backstage. → Read More

Oscars backstage gossip: 'Parasite' director swears happily in English, Brad Pitt will disappear

Brad Pitt said he's going to disappear for a while; Elton John immediately FaceTimed his kiddos. Here's what happened backstage at the Oscars. → Read More

James Corden, Rebel Wilson's Oscars swipe at 'Cats' is criticized by Visual Effects Society

That moment mocking "Cats" at the Oscars did not go down well with the Visual Effects Society, which didn't appreciate being the "butt of a joke." → Read More

Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones mourn Kirk Douglas at funeral two days after death

Son Michael Douglas, his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, director Steven Spielberg are among the mourners at Kirk Douglas' funeral on Friday. → Read More

Joaquin Phoenix took the road to Oscar glory his way: Emotional, empowering and batty

Joaquin Phoenix played the game to win his first Oscar (as best actor in "Joker"), but he did it his way with odd and empowering moments. → Read More

Kirk Douglas was forever changed after surviving a tragic 1991 helicopter crash

Legendary actor Kirk Douglas overcame tragic events in his life, including surviving a deadly 1991 helicopter crash that forever changed him. → Read More

Which film deserves best picture? We passionately defend all nine Oscar contenders

Will 'Joker,' 'Parasite,' 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' or '1917' win the best-picture Oscar? USA TODAY's film experts fight for their favorites. → Read More

How to watch the 2020 Oscars: Everything you should know about Sunday's Academy Awards

Sunday is the Super Bowl for movies as the Oscars wrap up awards season. Here's where to watch the Academy Awards, and what you should be looking for. → Read More

'Mighty Ducks' Shaun Weiss: GoFundMe fundraiser page set up to aid troubled star

After "Mighty Ducks" star Shaun Weiss was arrested last week, a GoFundMe page has been set up to help the troubled former child actor. → Read More

'Furious 9' trailer surprises with John Cena's brother villain, shocking return of Han

"Furious 9" brings the expected car craziness plus some big surprises with its first trailer featuring Vin Diesel and villainous "brother" John Cena. → Read More

Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish on that moment she knew she was really big and more backstage gossip

Sheila E talked about playing ping-pong with Prince and Tyler, the Creator contested how the Grammys sees him. More backstage gossip straight ahead! → Read More