Brian Truitt, Burlington TimesNews

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Recent articles by Brian:

Spoilers! How that 'Black Widow' end-credits scene ends one story and begins another

'Black Widow' brings the story of Scarlett Johansson's Avengers to an apparent close and gives Florence Pugh's debuting Yelena Belova a new foe. → Read More

Marvel’s Black Widow finally gets her moment to shine

New film starring Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff mixes action with interpersonal drama. → Read More

25 years after 'Scream,' Netflix's 'Fear Street' trilogy reinvents the teen slasher again

Twenty-five years after 'Scream,' Netflix's horror trilogy 'Fear Street' reinvents the teen slasher again with a queer love story told over 300 years. → Read More

'The Green Knight,' 'Zola' and more: 10 indie films you absolutely must watch this summer

Big movies are back in theaters, but don't just seek blockbusters this summer. Here are 10 indie gems and festival faves to seek out, too. → Read More

Emma Stone makes even garbage look good in the fashionable world of Disney’s ‘Cruella’

Go inside Emma Stone's wardrobe playing Cruella de Vil as a punk fashion icon. Emma Thompson also rocks chic looks in the new Disney film 'Cruella.' → Read More

15 films we (hopefully!) will see in a movie theater in 2021, from 'Suicide Squad' to 'Top Gun 2'

Because of COVID, 2020 was a lost year without blockbusters. But in 2021, we can't wait to see these movies on a big screen, from 'F9' to 'Top Gun 2.' → Read More

Marvel's 'Black Widow,' 'Cruella' to debut theatrically and on Disney+ this summer

Disney will debut Marvel's 'Black Widow' and 'Cruella' simultaneously in theaters and on streaming as the industry continues to recover from COVID-19. → Read More

Review: Andy Weir's 'Project Hail Mary' is an out-of-this-world tale of science and friendship

A sole survivor of an intergalactic space mission is tasked with saving mankind but meets an unlikely best bud in Andy Weir's newest sci-fi novel. → Read More

What to stream this weekend: 'Without Remorse'; Netflix's 'The Mitchells vs. the Machines'

New films streaming this weekend: 'Without Remorse' with Michael B. Jordan, Netflix's 'The Mitchells vs. the Machines,' buddy comedy 'Golden Arm' → Read More

Anthony Mackie, the new Captain America, says getting his own movie 'would be everything'

After making his debut as the Captain America in 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' finale, Anthony Mackie talks fight scenes and maybe a new movie. → Read More

He deserved more: Why Chadwick Boseman's posthumous Oscar loss stings so much

By not honoring the late Chadwick Boseman at Sunday's Academy Awards, the Oscars missed out on celebrating an iconic career cut way too short. → Read More

Oscars 2021: All the live red-carpet updates and big winners from the 93rd Academy Awards

It's finally that time again: The Academy Awards are upon us and we're covering all the live updates and big winners from the pandemic-era Oscars. → Read More

Oscar predictions: Who will win Sunday's Academy Awards – and who should

Will 'Nomadland' take home best picture? Will Viola Davis make history? Before Sunday's Academy Awards, let's predict all the major categories. → Read More

How the documentary 'Street Gang' tells 'vast story' of influential 'Sesame Street'

The new documentary 'Street Gang' delves into the origins of 'Sesame Street' and the creators of the influential children's program. → Read More

How to watch the 2021 Oscars: Everything you should know about Sunday's Academy Awards

The Oscars are back! The 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday cap off the weirdest awards season ever, and here's how to watch the star-filled ceremony. → Read More

What to stream this weekend: 'The Courier,' 'Honeydew,' Chadwick Boseman Netflix special

New films streaming this weekend: Spy thriller 'The Courier' starring Benedict Cumberbatch, rural horror film 'Honeydew' with Sawyer Spielberg. → Read More

After chaos and a pandemic, will history regard this year’s Oscar winners differently?

After the pandemic sent Hollywood into a tailspin, will history brand this year's Oscar winners with an asterisk? → Read More

The 25 greatest Oscar best picture winners, ranked (from 'Parasite' to 'The Godfather')

There's been 92 best picture Oscar winners, but what's the best of the best? We're ranking the 25 greatest, from 'Parasite' to 'The Godfather' movies. → Read More

SAG Awards 2021: 'Trial of the Chicago 7' wins top ensemble, Chadwick Boseman named best actor

"The Trial of the Chicago 7" took the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2021, while Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis earned acting honors. → Read More

What to stream this Easter weekend: HBO Max's 'Godzilla vs. Kong,' Netflix's 'Concrete Cowboy'

New films streaming this Easter weekend: HBO Max's 'Godzilla vs. Kong' starring two iconic monsters and Netflix's 'Concrete Cowboy' with Idris Elba. → Read More