Brian Truitt, Detroit Free Press

Brian Truitt

Detroit Free Press

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Past articles by Brian:

Simu Liu takes the Marvel universe by storm in ‘Shang-Chi’

Canadian actor exudes likability in film that sometimes gets bogged down in its own mythology. → Read More

Chadwick Boseman's posthumous 'What If...?' appearance brings 'solemnity' to Marvel series

This week's episode of Marvel's 'What If...?' features a posthumous appearance from Chadwick Boseman voicing Star-Lord rather than Black Panther. → Read More

Comedy ‘Free Guy’ unfolds in a video game world

Ryan Reynolds stars in an action tale story that channels ‘Tron’ by way of ‘Ted Lasso’ → Read More

What to watch this weekend: Ryan Reynolds is a 'Free Guy,' Jennifer Hudson plays Aretha in 'Respect'

New films streaming and in theaters this weekend: Ryan Reynolds plays video game hero in 'Free Guy,' Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin in 'Respect.' → Read More

What to watch this weekend: Ryan Reynolds is a 'Free Guy,' Jennifer Hudson plays Aretha in 'Respect'

New films streaming and in theaters this weekend: Ryan Reynolds plays video game hero in 'Free Guy,' Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin in 'Respect.' → Read More

What to watch this weekend: Ryan Reynolds is a 'Free Guy,' Jennifer Hudson plays Aretha in 'Respect'

New films streaming and in theaters this weekend: Ryan Reynolds plays video game hero in 'Free Guy,' Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin in 'Respect.' → Read More

‘Annette’ tests your limits for the bizarre

Adam Drive is superb, but quirky musical about celebrity parents and their talented daughter gets mired in its own weirdness. → Read More

Dev Patel leads an epic quest in ‘The Green Knight’

Director David Lowery gives the familiar Arthurian tale a visually stunning makeover. → Read More

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