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How this year’s Oscars can make history

The 92nd Academy Awards have the potential to make history on several fronts, depending on which way the best picture race plays out, on a night where the acting honors seem pretty well preordained.

There’s something about Brad Pitt … again

The “Once Upon a Time… in Hollwyood” star is a day away from potentially winning the second Oscar of his career. After nearly three decades in the white hot spotlight, the actor and producer has somehow managed to reintroduce himself to the public.

‘Locke & Key’ opens a door that isn’t worth entering

“Locke & Key” clearly wants to tap into the “Stranger Things” audience, turning the bestselling comic book about kids and magical keys into a Netflix series. But the show has a too-familiar feel to it — down to all the youthful angst — making the eight-episode first season a door that isn’t worth entering.

‘Homeland’ begins the end of Carrie Mathison’s long journey

“Homeland” begins its eighth and final season with some cleaning up to do, having left its main character in a precarious spot when the last one ended. That plot is quickly dispatched to place Carrie Mathison back in the Middle East, in a go-for-broke attempt to secure peace there that offers little indication of bringing the show to a conclusion worthy of its beginnings.

‘Locke & Key’ opens a door that isn’t worth entering

“Locke & Key” clearly wants to tap into the “Stranger Things” audience, turning the bestselling comic book about kids and magical keys into a Netflix series. But the show has a too-familiar feel to it — down to all the youthful angst — making the eight-episode first season a door that isn’t worth entering.

‘Birds of Prey’ is a barrage of bone-crunching mayhem

In “Suicide Squad,” Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn was the best part of a bad movie. That’s true again with “Birds of Prey,” which moves the Joker’s sadistic sidekick front and center, then proceeds to assault the senses in much the way its protagonist wields a baseball bat.

Kirk Douglas’ life in pictures

Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas died Wednesday, February 5, at the age of 103, his son Michael announced on Instagram.