Monthly Media Round-Up: January 2022

It’s hard to believe that a month has already passed in the new year! We have a month’s worth of highlights just for you, we hope you enjoy it!

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*Also we promise no spoilers for any movies/tv-shows!*

Movies

20 years after the release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the cast of the Harry Potter franchise has returned to celebrate its massive success and relive the wonderful memories they share with each other. (Wikipedia) If you are a big Harry Potter fan, bring some tissues, you will need them. Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts is streaming now on HBO Max.

Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, Calif., a new killer dons the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past (Wikipedia). Watch Scream in theaters today.

CIA agent Mason “Mace” Brown joins forces with a rival German agent, a cutting-edge computer specialist, and a Colombian psychologist when a top-secret weapon falls into the hands of a group of mercenaries. Together, the four women embark on a breakneck mission to save the world while staying one step ahead of a mysterious figure who’s tracking their every move. (Wikipedia) Watch The 355 in theaters today or rent it for $19.99 on Amazon Prime or iTunes.

TV Shows

One of the most popular teen drama shows returns with its sophomore season. Euphoria is a show that takes a look at life for a group of high school students as they grapple with issues of drugs, sex, and violence. Emmy award winner, Zendaya, returns to her role as Rue, a recovering drug addict navigating her way through high school friendships, love, and her drug addiction (IMDB). Streaming on HBO Max, new episodes drop on Sundays!

How I Met Your Father is the story of Sophie (Kim Cattrall) in 2050, telling her son the story of how she met his father. Present-day Sophie (Hilary Duff) is on the search to find “the one” in our modern world of online dating. After Sophie and her best friend, Valentina (Francia Raisa) along with Valentina’s boyfriend Charlie (Tom Ainsley) make new friends Jesse (Chris Lowell), Sid (Suraj Sharma), Ellen (Tien Tran), Sophie’s search for true love continues (Wikipedia). Streaming on Hulu, new episodes drop on Mondays.

Peacemaker picks up where The Suicide Squad (2021) left off, Peacemaker returns home after recovering from his encounter with Bloodsport – only to discover that his freedom comes at a price (IMDB). Streaming on HBO Max, new episodes drop on Thursdays.

Music

The Weeknd is back with his fifth studio album “Dawn FM“. It features narration by Jim Carrey, guest vocals from Tyler the Creator, a spoken word appearance from Quincy Jones, and even more! The album has received widespread acclaim from critics and audiences alike (Wikipedia). Streaming on all music platforms.

Apocolypse Whenever” is the fourth studio album from indie rock band Bad Suns. The album has received generally positive reviews by critics (Wikipedia). Streaming on all music platforms.

Brightside” is the fourth studio album by The Lumineers. The album has received generally positive reviews from critics and audiences (Wikipedia). Streaming on all music platforms.

Podcasts

For fans of the show, New Girl, actresses Zooey Deschanel (Jessica Day), Hannah Simone (Cece Parekh), and actor Lamorne Morris (Winston Bishop) have started a podcast where they will go through each episode and discuss each episode and give us some behind-the-scenes facts! Stream now wherever podcasts are available.

Good New’s of the Month

Live Cells Discovered in Human Breast Milk Could Lead to Future Breast Cancer Treatments

Peter Boccia

Research at the University of Cambridge has found that breast milk cells, which were once thought to be dead or dying, are in fact alive and well. And these live cells in human breast milk could help scientists discover breakthrough treatments for breast cancer (Good News Network)

Click here to read the full article at the Good News Network

That’s all, Eagles! See you next month for our February Monthly Media Round-up!