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  • Detroit Free Press
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Recent articles by Patrick:

Neil Patrick Harris breaks down his four 'Unfortunate' personas

The actor dons villainous disguises in Netflix's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events.' → Read More

Jude Law sees echoes of Trump in HBO's unpredictable 'Young Pope'

The British actor plays an irreverent, callow pontiff in Paolo Sorrentino's offbeat drama. → Read More

Bryan Cranston sees himself in Amazon's con man 'Sneaky Pete'

The actor's childhood nickname inspired the crime drama, which he directs and stars in. → Read More

7 ways to remember David Bowie on the 1-year anniversary of his death

The Thin White Duke is immortalized in a string of new music, book and film releases. → Read More

8 Golden Globes moments you may have missed

'La La Land' swept, while Meryl Streep took on Donald Trump in a passionate speech. → Read More

Ranked: Golden Globes' funniest jokes, from Donald Trump to Mariah Carey

Jimmy Fallon was the host, but Meryl Streep and Hugh Laurie had the funniest one-liners. → Read More

Drake's 'Views' is 2016's top album as streaming overtakes digital sales

Audio streams spiked 76%, while Adele and Prince still managed sizable album sales. → Read More

NBR Awards: Stars weigh in on Donald Trump, Standing Rock

Politics were a hot topic at the annual gala, where 'Manchester' and 'Moonlight' shined. → Read More

Puppy Bowl: Always adorable, now inspiring

Lucky, Winston and Doober don't let disabilities define them when they hit the gridiron. → Read More

Winter TV: More to watch (or maybe avoid)

A selection of can't-miss and please-miss winter TV series. → Read More

Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig revel in roles of the 'Century'

The actresses are drawing awards heat for coming-of-age comedy '20th Century Women.' → Read More

Our take: 10 best albums of 2016

These are the albums that captivated the USA TODAY music team this year. → Read More

Our take: The 10 best songs of 2016

Which songs captivated the USA TODAY music team this year. → Read More

Why it took 28 years to bring Martin Scorsese's 'Silence' to the screen

Funding, legal issues and rewrites delayed the iconic filmmaker's religious epic. → Read More

Brit Marling found her new Netflix character at a party

The 'Sound of My Voice' writer/actress explores near-death experiences in 'The OA.' → Read More

'Manchester By the Sea' sails with 4 SAG Awards nominations

'Moonlight' and 'Fences' each earned three, while 'La La Land' missed the top prize. → Read More

'Breakfast Club,' 'Lion King' added to National Film Registry

'The Birds' and 'Funny Girl' are among 25 movies newly inducted into Library of Congress. → Read More

How 'Collateral Beauty' helped Will Smith say goodbye to his father

The actor, who lost his dad last month, plays a grieving parent in the Christmas drama. → Read More

'Empire' creator looks to mint new 'Star' on Fox

Lee Daniels is behind story of a girl group, to fill 'Empire' time slot during winter break. → Read More

Surprise: Netflix announces thriller ‘The OA,’ premiering Friday

The Brad Pitt-produced show comes from ‘The East’ writers Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij. → Read More