Amarillo, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — In this week’s Weekly Entertainment Bubble, digital reporter David Gaye joins the conversation as we look back at a year in entertainment.
The music scene in 2022 was bold and vibrant as acclaimed artists like Taylor Swift, The Weeknd and Beyoncé continued to release dynamic albums.
Taylor Swift’s album received positive reviews as her hits “Antihero” and “Bejeweled” quickly burst onto the scene, and new music from The Weeknd exploded on Tik Tok.
Top studio albums of 2022 include Rosalia’s ‘Motomami’, Bad Bunny’s ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’, The Weeknd’s ‘Dawn FM’ and Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’.
This year saw incredibly entertaining TV and movies that took the viewer into another world.
An important TV show to grab attention in 2022 was the FX series ‘The Bear’. A young chef was on his way home to Chicago to run his family owned Italian beef sandwich shop. Chefs have to navigate between a rundown kitchen and resisting staff. Rolling Stone Online labeled the show “the most stressful thing on TV right now”. “
Another addition to the winning column for 2022 included the Netflix series “Wednesday,” which followed Wednesday Addams from the “Addams Family” as she enrolls in a new school. The plot comes from a mix of eerie atmosphere and teenage angst to create a melting pot of goodness. Jenna Ortega was knocked out of the park as Wednesday’s character, and the show featured an amazing cast that included Gwendoline Christie, Luis Guzman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Christina Ricci. Updated for
Paramount Plus hopped on the Taylor Sheridan train with the latest series, The Tulsa King. Sylvester Stallone made his TV debut as a mobster who was released from prison after 25 years but exiled to Tulsa to continue his mob business. The series has already been renewed for a second season.
In cinema, Everything, Everywhere, All At Once was released in early 2022 to mostly positive reviews. The film follows a laundromat owner wrestling with the world’s daggers, including an IRS audit and divorce. Mix in changes in life decisions that reveal parallel universes and you’re in for a hit. He called the film “great, wonderful, exhilarating and heartbreaking”.
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When the jaws of many A-list celebrities who witnessed the moment hit the floor, it was a slap heard around the world. Chris Rock took the stage to present the awards at the 2022 Oscars But things took a left turn when The Rock joked about his wife’s autoimmune condition that causes hair loss known as alopecia. Slapped the lock in an instant.
Let’s not forget the lengthy trial of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. Depp won the case and the jury awarded him $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages Read the full recap of the trial on NBC News.
Additionally, in late 2022, the Netflix documentary series “Harry & Meghan” premiered, which was fraught with controversy. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have detailed their love story and reminiscences of what happened while living full royal life in the UK. The final night before the reveal revealed the series’ top revelations, including a rare appearance from Markle’s mother.
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