Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY

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Recent articles by Andrea:

Phoebe Waller-Bridge thanked Bronx-born Jennifer Lopez as inspiration for British 'Fleabag'

Who knew Jennifer Lopez was a major inspiration for the British comedy "Fleabag"? Phoebe Waller-Bridge revealed all at the Critics' Choice Awards. → Read More

Worst dressed at the Critics' Choice Awards: Zendaya, Anne Hathaway and more

Who missed the mark at the 2020 Critics' Choice Awards Sunday? The night before Oscar nominations, Zendaya and Anne Hathaway missed the mark. → Read More

Everything you missed (including some backstage gossip) at the Critics' Choice Awards

From a big win for "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" to jokes backstage about the plant-based food, here's what went down at the Critics' Choice Awards. → Read More

Critics' Choice Awards 2020: 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' won big – but Brad and Leo weren't there

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" took home best picture at the Critics' Choice Awards, but Quentin Tarantino was without his film's biggest stars. → Read More

Oscar nominations 2020: Why do snubs for women and people of color keep happening?

Where is the diversity in the Oscar nominations? Or as Issa Rae put it Monday during the Academy Awards announcement: “Congratulations to those men." → Read More

Golden Globes 2020: Everything you missed at the after-parties

What happened after the Golden Globes broadcast ended? All the parties! Here's an inside look at how the stars danced the night away. → Read More

Golden Globes: Joaquin Phoenix drops F-bombs, gets bleeped in head-turning acceptance speech

Joaquin Phoenix won a Golden Globe for "Joker," and his speech at the awards show is getting almost as much attention. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, sexual battery in Los Angeles over 2013 allegations

Harvey Weinstein, who began his sex crimes trial in New York Monday, was charged with rape and sexual battery in Los Angeles. → Read More

Golden Globes' best backstage quotes: Renée Zellweger explains 'scrambled' acceptance speech

These were all the best backstage quotes from the stars after claiming their Golden Globe Awards, from Awkwafina to Tom Hanks and Michelle Williams. → Read More

AFI Awards: Mel Brooks praises 'Jojo Rabbit' as Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio reunite

Brad Pitt, Saoirse Ronan and Martin Scorsese were among celebs who gathered for Friday's AFI Awards, which honored the best films and movies of 2019. → Read More

Just like Jo March in 'Little Women,' Saoirse Ronan and Greta Gerwig have suffered awful haircuts

Jo March cries in Greta Gerwig's new 'Little Women' movie after a bad haircut. Saoirse Ronan says she's been there, too. → Read More

With less than 50 days until the Oscars, here are the films and actors leading the race

Who is in the running? And who is pulling ahead? We've put together a handy list of all the major nominations and awards given out so far. → Read More

'Little Women': Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan cement their bond on acclaimed film

Greta Gerwig wove Louisa May Alcott's story of independence into her "Little Women" script. The film reunites her with Saoirse Ronan as Jo March. → Read More

Why are the 'Cats' so sexual?! Everything you're puzzling over after seeing the movie

How did we get here? While watching Taylor Swift's new "Cats" movie, we came up with a list of burning questions that might plague you, too. → Read More

Your holiday movie guide is here! From 'Star Wars' to 'Little Women,' here's what to see

There's a new movie to match every mood this holiday season, from trilogy closer 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' to Taylor Swift's curious 'Cats.' → Read More

Charlize Theron on why she put 'personal issues aside' to play Megyn Kelly in "Bombshell"

To portray Megyn Kelly in the Fox News drama "Bombshell, "I had to really kind of put some of my personal issues aside," says Charlize Theron. → Read More

'I want my voice back': Gretchen Carlson calls for change on big 'Bombshell' day

"I want my voice back," said Gretchen Carlson at a Wednesday Hollywood gala, which was also attended by Charlize Theron and Reese Witherspoon. → Read More

'Us,' Lupita Nyong'o, Eddie Murphy named best of 2019 by African American Film Critics Association

"Us" is the best film of 2019, according to the African American Film Critics Association, which revealed its awards recipients Tuesday. → Read More

No joke: Adam Sandler has been working toward his Oscar-worthy 'Uncut Gems' for years

He's earning raves for 'Uncut Gems,' but If you think Adam Sandler hasn't been putting out solid work for years, you haven't been paying attention. → Read More

Matt Damon, Adam Sandler, all women directors get snubbed by Golden Globes nominations

What?! No Matt Damon or Sandra Oh? What about "Cats" and "Us"? The Golden Globes nominations made their picks Monday and left many stars behind. → Read More