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Brian Truitt

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Recent articles by Brian:

Review: Michael Keaton plays both sides as fascinating McDonald's 'Founder'

Biopic of the burger businessman plays its subject as both hero and villain. → Read More

Controversial 'Birth of A Nation' receives first major award nod

Honor comes after a tumultuous release for first-time filmmaker Nate Parker. → Read More

Woody Harrelson heads to 'Star Wars' galaxy for young Han Solo film

Actor joins Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover and Emilia Clarke. → Read More

Golden Globes: 'La La Land' takes record 7; 'Moonlight' wins best drama

A minute-by-minute breakdown of the festivities hosted by Jimmy Fallon. → Read More

The most must-see films of 2017, from 'Beauty and the Beast' to 'Star Wars'

2017 is bursting with tentpole films, potential blockbusters and big franchises. → Read More

Who will win a Golden Globe — and who should?

'La La Land' has best musical locked up, though the drama field is more competitive. → Read More

Why event movies are overtaking A-list stars

Will Smith and Tom Cruise used to rule the box office. Now? Captain America and Deadpool. → Read More

Calamity strikes: New season tests Sherlock and Watson

Detective and his friends must deal with the consequences of the past. → Read More

Appreciation: Carrie Fisher will forever be 'Star Wars' royalty

Actress secured her place in pop culture with her turn as Princess Leia nearly 40 years ago. → Read More

Our critic Brian Truitt picks the 10 best movies of 2016

From a sweetly nostalgic musical to one seriously thought-provoking sci-fi film. → Read More

Review: 'Hidden Figures' performances, other elements add up

Space-race drama tackles heady civil-rights subjects. → Read More

Matt Lucas is psyched to be 'Doctor Who' regular

The British comedian returns in upcoming holiday special. → Read More

'Star Wars': What happens next after 'Rogue One' success?

The future is 'unlimited' for cinema's highest-profile franchise. → Read More

Review: Martin Scorsese's religious 'Silence' is golden

Filmmaker focuses his newest project on Jesuit priests on a rescue mission. → Read More

Watch: Matthew McConaughey makes a back seat look cool in new Lincoln ad

New commercial campaign kicks off with the A-lister in Iceland. → Read More

'Rogue One' blows up the box office like a Death Star with $155M debut

But the latest 'Star Wars' can't reach the heights of 'The Force Awakens.' → Read More

Spoilers: Five 'Rogue One' scenes that might freak your little kids out

'Star Wars' is a family adventure but be mindful of some peril and death in the new movie. → Read More

David Tennant heads 'DuckTales' reboot voice cast

Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan also on board for animated show. → Read More

Review: As director and star, Denzel Washington builds powerful 'Fences'

Viola Davis also rises to the occasion for the adaptation of the August Wilson play. → Read More

'Rogue One' hero Diego Luna grew up on 'Star Wars' — now, so will his kids

The Mexican actor's daughter had an unexpected reaction to his new action figure → Read More