John Krasinski: In the early weeks of the pandemic, Krasinski gave us “Some Good News.”
” offered reasons to smile including a mini reunion of “办公室”
和 a virtual potluck
It was such a good idea that Krasinski ended up selling the YouTube series to ViacomCBS
DJ D-Nice: It only makes sense that this hip-hop legend — who got his start with a group called Boogie Down Productions — helped us find our groove.
他的 Club Quarantine on Instagram Live became THE place to be to dance to the best tunes and also stargaze at all the celebrity names popping into the comments section
D-Nice has been around since the 1980s, and it’s been great to see a new generation discover him.
碧昂斯: Queen Bey is always a blessing.
She saved her biggest statement for her visual album “Black Is King,” which was praised for its celebration of Blackness
布拉德·皮特: He charmed us with his awards show acceptance speeches
, won his first Oscar and gave us something to talk about when he reunited backstage with ex-wife Jennifer Aniston
Then he made his debut on the HGTV series “Celebrity IOU” before going on to play Dr
. Anthony Fauci on
Pitt just made us darn happy this year.
多莉·帕顿: Speaking of happiness, Dolly Parton is pure joy.
Who else but Parton could pull off contributing to the development of a groundbreaking Covid-19 vaccine 和 dropping a new holiday album and a charming Christmas special all in the same year
? 哦, she also saved her young costar from getting hit by a car
We will always love you, 多莉!
For your weekend
Three things to watch:
Remember when we used to have lots of superhero blockbusters?
This sequel to the hit 2017 film reunites star Gal Gadot with director Patty Jenkins — and we can’t wait.
In this next chapter, Wonder Woman’s alter ego, Diana Prince, works as a curator at the Smithsonian, 在华盛顿, 直流电. A mysterious gem kicks off the action.
“Wonder Woman 1984” starts streaming Christmas Day on HBO Max. (CNN and HBO Max are both part of WarnerMedia.)
Romance and music combine into a sweeping story that captures changing times, a changing culture and the true price of love.
Set in the summer of 1957, an aspiring television producer named Sylvie and a saxophonist named Robert meet and fall for one another. Time and circumstances pull them apart, but years later, they meet again by chance, only to find that while their lives have changed, their feelings for each other remain the same.
The melodrama is now streaming on Amazon Prime.
This Pixar animated film asks the question “What is it that makes you … YOU?”
“Soul” introduces Joe Gardner (voiced by Jamie Foxx), a middle-school band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before — a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks and interests before they go to Earth.
The film starts streaming on Disney+ on Christmas Day.
Two things to listen to:
“Pretty Big Deal with Ashley Graham” features the model and author in lively conversations with celebs
, influencers and experts about beauty and culture
It’s kind of a … wait for it … big deal.
Send the kids from the room with this one.
Demi Moore stars in the erotic podcast series “Dirty Diana,” about a woman with a dying marriage who
“secretly runs an erotic website where women reveal their intimate sexual fantasies
Whew! Talk about heating up your winter!
One thing to talk about:
Mariah Carey has cemented her position as the Queen of Christmas.
This month her perennial holiday hit
, “All I Want for Christmas Is You
,” returned to the top of the Billboard charts
26 years after its release
No one does it bigger and better than her.
Something to sip on
This time around, what I have to offer to sip on is some eggnog, naturally.
Pop back here next Thursday for all the latest entertainment happenings that matter.