From period dramas on World War I to comedies on body positivity, this season is packed with must-see films and TV shows with exceptional storytelling and performances. Here are ten we’re most looking forward to watching this winter.
Bombshell (December 16, 2019)
Starring Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, and Margot Robbie, Jay Roach’s explosive film Bombshell gives an inside look at the scandals, controversies, and women who brought down Chairman and CEO of FOX News and Fox Television Stations, Roger Ailes.
Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker (December 19, 2019)
Arguably the most anticipated film release of 2019, Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker sees the return the franchise’s iconic characters, including Rey (Daisey Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), and Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) who continue their journey and band together for an epic final battle.
Little Women (December 25, 2019)
For her second feature film, Greta Gerwig chose the coming-of-age novel Little Women. Set in 1860s New England, the latest star-studded adaptation follows the March family, played Saoirse Ronan, Laura Dern, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, and Eliza Scanlen as they navigate life, womanhood, marriage, and the aftermath of the civil war.
Uncut Gems (December 25, 2019)
The brainchild of the critically-acclaimed Safdie brothers, Uncut Gems stars comedian Adam Sandler as a gambling New York City jeweller who gets entangled in a series of high stakes bets that could lead to a big profit.
1917 (December 25, 2019)
You (December 26, 2019)
In the second season of the skin-crawling, binge-worthy Netflix series You, Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley) heads west to Los Angeles and falls back into his dangerous stalker ways, and sets his eyes on a new victim played by Victoria Pedretti.
Grace and Frankie (January 15, 2020)
On screen and real-life best friends Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda are back for the sixth season of Netflix’s hit series Grace and Frankie. While there’s not a lot of detail about the forthcoming season, fans can rest easy knowing the series has been renewed for a seventh and final season, making it Netflix’s longest running original series.
Curb Your Enthusiasm (January 19, 2020)
After an almost three year break, Curb Your Enthusiasm devotees can finally celebrate over its long awaited return. With cameos by Laverne Cox, Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher (and more), the tenth season is bound to be packed with new Larry David-isms and laugh-out-loud moments.
Shrill (January 24, 2020)
Juggling everything from a temperamental boss, toxic romantic relationships, and body positivity, Aidy Bryant lit up the screen with her touching and relatable performance in Hulu’s Shrill. Bryant returns as Annie for the second season of the hit web series, and continues her journey of self care and discovery.
High Fidelity (February 14, 2020)
Unlike the beloved novel by Nick Hornby and later cult film by Stephen Frears, Hulu’s adaptation of High Fidelity follows a female protagonist played by Zoë Kravitz, who also executive produced the series. Kravitz plays Rob, a record store owner in gentrified Crown Heights, Brooklyn, who reminisces on her past relationships through music and pop culture, all the while pining and trying to get over her one true love.