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The It List: Mickey Rourke stars in WWII fantasy horror film ‘Warhunt,’ Picabo Street doc launches forward of Beijing Olympics, Kiefer Sutherland drops third album and the perfect in popular culture the week of Jan. 17, 2022


The It List is Yahoo’s weekly take a look at the perfect in popular culture, together with motion pictures, music, TV, streaming, video games, books, podcasts and extra. Here are our picks for Jan. 17-23, together with the perfect offers we may discover for every. (Yahoo Entertainment could obtain a share from purchases made by way of hyperlinks on this web page.)

WATCH IT: Mickey Rourke wrestles with supernatural forces within the World War II thriller Warhunt

Mickey Rourke made his big-screen debut in Steven Spielberg’s 1979 World War II-set comedy 1941. Four many years later, the Oscar-nominated star of The Wrestler is headed again to the entrance in Warhunt, a supernatural-laced WWII film that follows a squad of commandos as they embark on a behind enemy strains seek for a mystical pressure that would change the steadiness of the warfare. Rourke performs Major Johnson, who sends the boys — led by Prison Break fan favourite Robert Knepper — on their doomed mission earlier than Hitler’s forces purchase this harmful weapon first. This unique clip options Rourke and Knepper’s first encounter, which makes it clear that there’s no love misplaced between their two veteran troopers. But Johnson isn’t afraid to tug rank, threatening a courtroom martial if his orders aren’t adopted. Go forward: You inform Mickey Rourke to alter his thoughts. — Ethan Alter

Warhunt premieres Friday, Jan. 21 in theaters and on most digital and on demand companies, together with Apple TV.

WATCH IT: Last Night in Soho is a pure Anya Taylor-Joy horror-fest

It might be arduous for Edgar Wright to prime Shaun of the Dead in any form of horror film he ever makes, however the twisty, extra easy thriller Last Night in Soho is an effective begin. If you haven’t seen it but, the much less you examine it, the higher, nevertheless it’s one of many higher cautionary tales about romanticizing the previous we’ve ever seen, and one more nice automobile for Anya Taylor-Joy, who has made slaying routine now. In an unique clip from the Blu-ray bonus options (watch above), Wright reveals Taylor-Joy was the primary particular person he ever informed about Soho, even earlier than he’d written the script (and earlier than she’d turn into a significant star from The Queen’s Gambit and such). — Kevin Polowy

Last Night in Soho releases on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD Tuesday, Jan. 18 on Amazon.

STREAM IT: Jeff Goldblum continues to drop information in new episodes of The World According to Jeff Goldblum

The world’s all the time just a little cooler when seen by way of Jeff Goldblum’s eyes. The beloved actor’s Disney+ documentary sequence returns for the second half of its second season on Jan. 19, and this new batch of episodes finds Goldblum persevering with to discover the subjects that fascinate his distinctive creativeness — subjects like puzzles. In this unique clip, the Jurassic Park star’s makes an attempt to unravel the puzzle of creativity results in a detailed encounter with Shimon the Robot, an A.I.-enabled musician that may write its personal music and lyrics. A well known jazz pianist himself, Goldblum decides to rock out alongside Shimon … though his new buddy’s alternative of style isn’t precisely his velocity. — E.A.

New episodes of The World According to Jeff Goldblum premiere Wednesday, Jan. 19 on Disney+.

STREAM IT: Lindsey Vonn honors her childhood hero in Picabo

Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn has credited a world-class athlete who got here earlier than her, gold medalist Picabo Street, with inspiring her to assert her personal gold. They met when Vonn, now 37, was 10. “It makes you understand how a lot of an impression you may make on an individual’s life in only one assembly,” Street says in an undated video for the International Olympic Committee. “I believe that each one I did was give Lindsey the arrogance that what she already had, in her coronary heart and in her tummy, that she already had as a dream, was a actuality for her.” In this new documentary co-produced by Frank Marshall, and part of NBC’s lead-up to next month’s games in Beijing, Vonn pays tribute to her idol and all that she accomplished in the sport. The production turns the lens, too, on all Street has dealt with off the slopes, including a December 2015 arrest, after her father briefly claimed that she had attacked him in their shared home. Street has always maintained that she was acting in self-defense, and the charges were later dismissed. — Raechal Shewfelt

Picabo premieres Friday, Jan. 21 on Peacock.

WATCH IT: Summer House Season 6 features some familiar, southern faces

OGs Lindsay Hubbard, Kyle Cooke, Carl Radke and Amanda Batula return to the Hamptons for another summer of drunken escapades. This season captures more relationship drama between Cooke and Batula ahead of their nuptials, while some old flames (cough Hubbard and Radke) give love another shot. Paige DeSorbo and Luke Gulbranson, who joined the cast in 2019 and 2020 respectively, will also be in the house along with last season’s newbie, Ciara Miller. Southern Charm stars Craig Conover and Austen Kroll, who appeared on the spinoff Winter House, make appearances as viewers learn how Conover and DeSorbo’s relationship really began. Oh, and we might just learn if he ever hooked up with Kristin Cavallari! Let the drama begin. — Taryn Ryder

Summer House Season 6 premieres Monday, Jan. 17 at 9 p.m. on Bravo.

STREAM IT: Jason Katims’s new series As We See It depicts life on the autism spectrum

Parenthood producer Jason Katims uses a storyline from his own life, as well has his popular NBC drama, as the jumping off point for his new Amazon Prime Video series. Adapted from an Israeli show, As We See It follows a trio of roommates in their early 20s who are all on the autism spectrum — as are the actors who play them: Rick Glassman, Albert Rutecki and Sue Ann Pien — which affects everything from their work lives to their romantic prospects. Meanwhile, their aide (Sosie Bacon, daughter of Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick) faces her own personal and professional frustrations. “I believe the present affords us a window into the hearts and souls of three-dimensional, loving, stunning, sophisticated human beings who occur to be on the autistic spectrum, performed by actors who determine as being autistic,” Katims wrote in a note to journalists. “It shouldn’t be revolutionary. But it kind of is.” — E.A.

As We See It premieres Friday, Jan. 21 on Amazon Prime Video.

HEAR IT: Kiefer Sutherland is a Nashville star

In 2019, when he released his sophomore album Reckless & Me, Sutherland told Yahoo Entertainment that he was “very aware of the stigma of an actor doing music” and “never really had any intention of making a record,” assuming he’d stay behind the scenes and just give his batch of deeply personal, self-penned country songs to other recording artists. But against all odds, he has managed to carve out a credible career as an Americana singer-songwriter, and now he returns with his third album, Bloor Street, on Cooking Vinyl (label home to the likes of Billy Bragg, Del Amitri, Fantastic Negrito, Suzanne Vega and Ron Sexsmith). A 22-date U.K./European concert trek — Sutherland’s biggest tour to date — launches next week, along with an upcoming a performance at Nashville’s AmericanaFest, proving that this is more than just a hobby or side hustle for the multi-hyphenate entertainer. — Lyndsey Parker

Bloor Street by Kiefer Sutherland is available Friday, Jan. 21 to download/stream on Apple Music.

WATCH IT: Former teen idol Ally Sheedy plays the mom in Single Drunk Female

A twentysomething alcoholic’s public breakdown sends her back home to live with her “smother,” as she calls her, in this comedy created by The Conners writer Simone Finch and executive-produced by former Girls producer Jenni Konner. The overbearing character is played by none other than former Breakfast Club star Ally Sheedy. Sofia Black-D’Elia (The Mick) plays her daughter, who struggles with this new, sober chapter of her life, especially after she finds out her best friend is dating her ex. “Did you simply discuss me the entire time?” Sheedy’s character asks as she picks up her daughter. “Yes, mother, it’s all about you,” she solutions sarcastically. After a beat, she provides, “But, yeah, basically.” — R.S.

Single Drunk Female premieres Thursday, Jan. 20 at 10 p.m. on Freeform and streams on Hulu the next day.

STREAM IT: Asghar Farhadi drops one other worldwide sensation with A Hero

In 2012, Asghar Farhadi’s spellbinding household drama The Separation capped off a 12 months filled with accolades by profitable Best Foreign Language Film on the Academy Awards, the place it was additionally the primary non-English movie in 5 years nominated for Best Original Screenplay. Farhadi has made a couple of movies since, however critics have loudly dubbed his newest, A Hero, as his finest work since The Separation. The morally advanced story follows man on depart from jail (that’s a factor in Iran) for unpaid money owed who occurs upon a bag of another person’s cash. And like The Separation, A Hero will probably rating a spot on the Oscars poll come February. — Ok.P.

A Hero premieres Friday, Jan. 21. on Amazon Prime Video.

READ IT: Valerie Bertinelli says goodbye to Eddie Van Halen in Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today

Valerie Bertinelli appears to be like beautiful as ever, however she’s additionally actually, actually drained, after many years of combating the size, wishing that she may make her physique do that or that, principally to be smaller, and the feelings that got here with it. In this new e book of essays, the 60-year-old actress, Food Network character and writer of New York Times bestseller Losing It, writes concerning the new approach to life that she’s adopted: self-acceptance. It consists of emotional tales concerning the lack of her mother and father in addition to her decades-long relationship with ex-husband Eddie Van Halen. Despite their break up in 2001, the 2 had remained shut over time, as they co-parented son Wolfgang, and the rocker’s October 2020 dying affected her deeply. “‘I love you’ are the last words Ed says to Wolfie and me,” she wrote in an excerpt revealed this month in People, “and they are the last words we say to him before he stops breathing.” — R.S.

Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today is accessible Tuesday, Jan. 18 at bookstores, together with Barnes and Noble.

STREAM IT: Get an early take a look at the 12 months’s buzziest indie movies because the 2022 Sundance Film Festival goes digital (once more)

This was purported to be the 12 months the place film lovers returned to the streets and screening rooms of Park City, Utah for the world-famous Sundance Film Festival after final 12 months’s digital version. But then the continued Omicron surge scuttled these in-person plans, and the competition will as soon as once more play out on-line. The upside is that it’s now simpler for indie movie followers across the nation to find the subsequent Coda from the consolation of their couches. Sundance’s 2022 lineup boasts numerous sizzling ticket premieres, together with Sharp Stick, Lena Dunham’s first directorial effort because the finish of Girls; Phoenix Rising, Amy Berg’s intimate portrait of Evan Rachel Wood’s experiences as a survivor of home abuse; and 892, which options John Boyega and the late Michael Ok. Williams in one among his closing movie roles. — E.A.

The 2021 Sundance Film Festival runs from Jan. 20-30; go to the official competition web site for ticket data.

READ IT: The savagely sensational She-Hulk returns to Marvel Comics forward of her live-action Disney+ debut

She-Hulk returns in an all-new Marvel Comics series (Photo: Marvel Comics)

She-Hulk returns in an all-new Marvel Comics sequence. (Image: Marvel Comics)

Move over Bruce Banner: 2022 is She-Hulk’s 12 months to shine. Before Emmy-winner Tatiana Maslany hulks out within the eagerly anticipated Disney+ sequence, Jennifer Walters and her green-skinned alter ego are returning to Marvel Comics in an all-new solo sequence. Penned by Runaways scribe, Rainbow Rowell, the most recent She-Hulk comedian finds Walters getting her comedian groove again after a traumatic stint with the Avengers — a journey that may lead her to an sudden vacation spot. — E.A.

She-Hulk #1 is accessible Wednesday, Jan. 19 at most main comics retailers, together with Comixology.

HEAR IT: John Mellencamp’s story of Jack and… Bruce

On his 24th studio album, Strictly a One-Eyed Jack, Mellencamp groups with fellow veteran heartland rocker Bruce Springsteen for 3 tracks: “Wasted Days,” “Did You Say Such a Thing” and “A Life Full of Rain.” The Indiana singer-songwriter just lately informed SiriusXM’s E Street Radio, “I think [Springsteen] and I relate to each other because we’ve had similar experiences of growing up in a small town. … He’s like my big brother now.” It’s a historic collaboration that Billboard describes as “two of the nation’s most beloved chroniclers… like a pair of old friends sitting around a fire.” —L.P.

Strictly a One-Eyed Jack by John Mellencamp is accessible Friday, Jan. 21 to obtain/stream on Apple Music.

STREAM IT: See Stanley Tucci as a treasure looking Indiana Jones in La Fortuna

Harrison who? Instagram’s favourite cocktail-making heartthrob, Stanley Tucci, performs a less-virtuous Indiana Jones in La Fortuna, a six-episode worldwide thriller helmed by Alejandro Amenábar, the Oscar-winning filmmaker behind The Others and The Sea Inside. Tucci’s alter ego, Frank Wild, is a well known and never particularly well-liked seafaring treasure hunter who sells the cultural artifacts he recovers from the deep sea to the best bidders. Enter Álex Ventura (Álvaro Mel), a younger Spanish diplomat who tries to get well Frank’s newest discover — gold and silver from the titular 19th century ship — in a courtroom of legislation. We’re all the time betting on the Tooch. — E.A.

La Fortuna premieres Thursday, Jan. 20 on AMC+.

HEAR IT: Years & Years heeds a brand new name

With the trailblazing LGBTQ+ dance-pop band now slimmed right down to a solo challenge — serving because the stage identify for frontman and It’s a Sin actor Olly Alexander — Years & Years evolves with third studio album Night Call, the followup to 2018’s acclaimed Palo Santo. Alexander defined in an announcement: “I was writing from a fantastical space, stuck in the same four walls. I wanted to have as much pleasure as possible in the music.” Alexander’s new collaborators embody pop icon Kylie Minogue (who seems on “A Second to Midnight” and a remix of the only “Starstruck”), Swedish DJ duo Galantis and super-producers Stuart Price and Greg Kurstin. The album additionally options an intense, slowed-down cowl of the Pet Shop Boys’ “It’s a Sin” with Elton John, as featured throughout a breakout efficiency finally 12 months’s Brit Awards. — L.P.

Night Call by Years & Years is accessible Friday, Jan. 21 to obtain/stream on Apple Music

— Video produced by Anne Lilburn and edited by Jimmie Rhee