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Billie Eilish swept the major categories at the 62nd Grammy Awards. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for The Recording Academy hide caption

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The Netflix documentary series Cheer follows the squad at Navarro College as they prepare to compete for a national title. Netflix hide caption

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Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler) shows off a diamond-encrusted Furby. A24 hide caption

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Katherine Moennig reprises the role of Shane McCutcheon in The L Word: Generation Q. Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/Showtime hide caption

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George MacKay as Lance Corporal Schofield in the film 1917. Universal Pictures/DreamWorks Pictures hide caption

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Tom Hanks won the Cecil B. Demille Award at the 2020 Golden Globes. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Sam Mendes accepts the award for best drama movie for 1917 at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. Paul Drinkwater/NBC Universal via Getty Images hide caption

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David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Cook, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani and Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay in the Friends episode "The One Where They All Turn Thirty." Warner Bros. Television/Getty Images hide caption

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It's a Pop Culture Happy Hour tradition to make some resolutions and predictions for the new year. Malorny/Getty Images hide caption

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Laurie (Timothée Chalamet) and Amy (Florence Pugh) in Greta Gerwig's adaptation of Little Women. Wilson Webb/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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Rey (Daisy Ridley) returns in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm Ltd. hide caption

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Our 15 Favorite Things Of 2019

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Clockwise: Watchmen, Russian Doll, Los Espookys, The Crown, When They See Us and Documentary Now! made NPR critics' list of the best television of 2019. Mark Hill/HBO, Netflix, HBO, Sophie Mutevelian/Netflix, Atsushi Nishijima/Netflix, Rhys Thomas/IFC hide caption

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