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Recent articles by Brian:

Broadway star Nick Cordero dies at 41 after coronavirus struggle highlighted by wife Amanda Kloots

Broadway actor Nick Cordero, who earned a Tony Award nomination in 2014, has died at age 41 after a high-profile battle with coronavirus. → Read More

Review: An immortal Charlize Theron walks tall and carries a sweet ax in Netflix's run-of-the-mill 'The Old Guard'

"The Old Guard" doesn't innovate with its action but weaves new ideas into the Netflix action film starring Charlize Theron as an immortal warrior. → Read More

The 10 best movies of 2020 (so far), definitively ranked

Let's face it, with theaters closed and streaming video having a moment, it's been a bonkers movie year. Here are the best films of 2020 so far. → Read More

Holy nostalgia, Batman! Michael Keaton is in talks to return as DC's Caped Crusader

After putting away his Dark Knight outfit in the 1990s, Michael Keaton is now in talks to reprise his role as Batman in the upcoming film 'The Flash.' → Read More

'You Should Have Left' star Kevin Bacon on working during COVID-19: 'It's going to be hard'

Kevin Bacon returns to his horror roots with new psychological thriller 'You Should Have Left.' He's also preparing to act again amid COVID-19. → Read More

'Wonder Woman 1984' shifts to fall, 'Tenet' moves two weeks as coronavirus cases spike

With coronavirus cases spiking nationwide, movies are shifting dates again: 'Wonder Woman 1984' moves to fall while 'Tenet' is delayed two weeks. → Read More

Josh Gad steals the show in ‘Artemis Fowl’

Josh Gad, best known for his voice work in ‘Frozen,’ saves Disney Plus’ ‘Artemis Fowl’ from becoming a forgettable kiddie fantasy → Read More

What to stream this weekend: Elisabeth Moss gets sinister as 'Shirley,' Kevin James breaks bad in 'Becky'

While theaters are closed, new films are streaming. Out this weekend: Elisabeth Moss stars in 'Shirley,' and Kevin James is the big bad of 'Becky.' → Read More

The new 'King' of Hollywood? Pete Davidson lends jokes – and real depth – to 'Staten Island'

Pete Davidson's comedy can be self-deprecating and offensive. With 'The King of Staten Island,' the 'SNL' star proves he's got acting chops, too. → Read More

Review: Spike Lee's timely war epic 'Da 5 Bloods' finds love and brotherhood amid injustice

Aging black soldiers return to Vietnam to dig up treasure and their fallen leader in Spike Lee's timely and affecting Netflix war film 'Da 5 Bloods.' → Read More

What to stream this weekend: Spike Lee's Netflix film 'Da 5 Bloods,' 'Artemis Fowl' on Disney+

While theaters are closed, new films are streaming. Out this weekend: Spike Lee goes to war with 'Da 5 Bloods,' and Disney+ debuts 'Artemis Fowl.' → Read More

Review: A movie-stealing Josh Gad elevates 'Artemis Fowl' from forgettable kid fantasy

Bumped from theaters to Disney+ as a result of the coronavirus crisis, 'Artemis Fowl' is a decent action fantasy featuring a movie-stealing Josh Gad. → Read More

Oscars delayed two months until April by COVID-19; films released by Feb. 28 now eligible

Because of ongoing health concerns with COVID-19, the 2021 Academy Awards have been delayed from February to April. More awards delays are likely. → Read More

The 10 must-see new movies to stream while stuck at home this summer

It's a different summer movie season this year, courtesy of coronavirus. Here are 10 new movies to stream, from 'Artemis Fowl' to Spike Lee's latest. → Read More

Mark Hamill shares exclusive 'Star Wars' photos for 'Empire Strikes Back' 40th anniversary

For the 40th anniversary of 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back,' Mark Hamill (aka Luke Skywalker) reveals never-seen exclusive shots to USA TODAY. → Read More

With theaters closed due to coronavirus, Alamo Drafthouse launches Alamo On Demand streaming platform

With its theaters closed all over the country due to coronavirus, the Alamo Drafthouse chain is launching its own streaming platform. → Read More

What to stream this weekend: Michelle Obama's Netflix doc 'Becoming,' musical 'Valley Girl' remake

While theaters are closed, new films are streaming. This weekend, Netflix's Michelle Obama doc is a go as well as a musical remake of 'Valley Girl.' → Read More

Review: Tom Hardy shines as the feral remnant of an infamous gangster in the wild new 'Capone'

Tom Hardy gives a primal performance as Al Capone in his final days in the drama "Capone," a wild but also redemptive vehicle for director Josh Trank. → Read More

Will we ever go to movie theaters again? And are the Oscars even happening? We have answers

Will we ever go to the movies again? With theaters closed and Oscars up in the air, let's answer burning questions about moviegoing during COVID-19. → Read More

Animated ‘Scooby-Doo’ reboot is hounded by complications

The gags, voice cast and visuals are fun, but ‘Scoob!’ strays from the story formula that has made franchise beloved. → Read More