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Recent articles by Brian:

Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn celebrate 'Christmas Chronicles 2' and a new grandbaby with a 'great' due date

It's going to be a merry holiday for Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn with Netflix's 'The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two' and a new grandchild on the way. → Read More

The 20 best Christmas movies of all time, ranked (from 'Happiest Season' to 'Scrooged')

Love Macaulay Culkin in 'Home Alone'? Dig Bill Murray in 'Scrooged'? We're ranking the 20 best Christmas movies, from 'Elf' to 'Happiest Season.' → Read More

What to stream this Thanksgiving weekend: 'Christmas Chronicles 2,' 'Superintelligence,' 'Happiest Season'

New films out on streaming this Thanksgiving: Kurt Russell is Santa again in Netflix's ''Christmas Chronicles 2' and Hulu unleashes 'Happiest Season.' → Read More

'Supernatural' stars reflect on CW's series finale and 15-year legacy: 'We gave it everything'

Check out an exclusive preview of the 'Supernatural' series finale, where stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki wrap up 15 monster-filled seasons. → Read More

Disney+'s 'Lego Star Wars Holiday Special,' unlike its 1978 predecessor, plays it safe with the kitsch

Disney+'s new 'Lego Star Wars Holiday Special' is a time-traveling greatest-hits package that's fun but less goofy than its infamous 1978 predecessor. → Read More

Vince Vaughn talks playing a 'Freaky' teen girl, getting the 'Wedding Crashers' back together

Vince Vaughn returns to his comedy roots playing a serial killer and a teen girl in horror movie 'Freaky,' plus readies for a new 'Wedding Crashers.' → Read More

What to stream this weekend: Greta Thunberg doc 'I Am Greta,' musical 'Jingle Jangle'

New films out on streaming this weekend: Greta Thunberg documentary 'I Am Greta' on Hulu and Sophia Loren film 'The Life Ahead' on Netflix. → Read More

10 must-see new movies to stream while stuck at home for the holidays, from 'Mank' to 'Soul'

COVID is messing with holiday plans but it won't keep Christmas movies from streaming. Here are 10 must-see films to watch in November and December. → Read More

'SNL': Hillary Clinton crashes Joe Biden's Halloween horror story to warn that Trump could win again

In the last "Saturday Night Live" before the election, Jim Carrey's Joe Biden told a Poe-inspired story starring Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton. → Read More

Hitchcock’s ‘Rebecca’ gets a stylish makeover

Netflix remake of gothic roller-coaster romance features Lily James, Armie Hammer → Read More

From 'The Shining' to 'The Birds,' 25 horror movies to watch before you DIIIIIIIIIIIIE

We've all gotta die sometime. Before then, however, be sure to watch these 25 horror movies, from 'The Shining' to 'The Birds' to 'Get Out.' → Read More

Four spooky new horror tomes to set mood for Halloween from Joe Hill, Joyce Carol Oates, more

What better way to get ready for Halloween than reading a horror-filled book? Here are four tomes to check out, from Joe Hill to Joyce Carol Oates. → Read More

New 'Borat 2' pranks Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani in eyebrow-raising situation

President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani was pranked by Sacha Baron Cohen and caught in a possibly inappropriate situation in the new "Borat 2." → Read More

Sci-fi thriller ‘Tenet’ bewilders and dazzles

Despite the hype, director Christopher Nolan’s film is essentially just a complicated James Bond tale → Read More

Pixar's 'Soul' to debut on Disney+ Christmas day, bypassing movie theaters due to COVID-19

After getting postponed from June to November, Pixar's 'Soul' will forego a theatrical release and debut on the Disney+ streaming service Dec. 25. → Read More

'Jurassic World: Dominion' suspends filming for two weeks due to positive COVID tests

After having a "few" positive COVID-19 tests, 'Jurassic World: Dominion' has suspended filming for two weeks due to safety protocols. → Read More

10 must-see new movies to stream while stuck at home this fall, from 'Mulan' to 'Rebecca'

Indoor movie theaters are cautiously reopening, but there are plenty of new movies streaming this fall, including 'Mulan,' 'Antebellum' and 'Rebecca.' → Read More

James Bond film 'No Time to Die' moves to April 2021 due to COVID-19, 'F9' delayed a month

One more huge movie scoots out of a chaotic 2020 due to COVID-19 as Daniel Craig's last James Bond movie 'No Time to Die' is delayed until April 2021. → Read More

'On the Rocks': Is too much Bill Murray, bona fide national treasure, a good thing?

Bill Murray is up to his usual shenanigans and is the best thing about 'On the Rocks.' He's also a problem, overshadowing Sofia Coppola's main story. → Read More

Bill Murray talks late-night NYC joy riding in Sofia Coppola's new film 'On the Rocks'

'On the Rocks' gave Bill Murray a chance to joy ride in New York City, team with Rashida Jones and reconnect with an old pal, director Sofia Coppola. → Read More