TeaTime x Drew's Little Yellow Book: Top 10
TeaTime x Drew's Little Yellow Book: Top 10
In a collaboration between TeaTime Pictures and Drew's Little Yellow Book, Drew and Dakota Johnson join forces to combine their love for curation and share their favorite books, movies, music, and more -- helping people open up to a new worldview or discover stories they never knew!
A genius changing TV as we know it, who recently stopped by the Drew's News desk! Ziwe is an entirely new take on late-night television. It’s a variety show with interviews you will not see anywhere else! You can catch up on season one now while we put our bibs on and get out our forks and knives for season two.
MOOD: In need of a provocative topical comedy
GENRE: Comedy/Variety Show
WATCH IF YOU LOVED: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
02. Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Directed by Céline Sciamma, this romantic film is about two people who fall in love in a very complicated yet pure way. The stunning film is simple with stark sets and highlights a relationship between a woman and the painter who comes to paint her portrait.
MOOD: In need of romance
GENRE: Period Romance Drama
WATCH IF YOU LOVED: Pride and Prejudice
03. We're Here
Drew gobbled up We're Here's Emmy-nominated Season 1, and can't wait for Season 2. Drew describes it as The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert meets Queer Eye. It's an inspiring series that encourages us to embrace our differences and find common ground.
MOOD: In need of inspiration and sunny positivity
GENRE: Reality Show
WATCH IF YOU LOVED: Queer Eye
04. Kiss The Ground
Narrated by Woody Harrelson, Kiss the Ground is a documentary illustrating the importance of land and soil and educating on “regenerative agriculture” farming that could help counteract climate change, reinvigorate our clean water supplies and grow food for everyone around the world. The film features appearances by Tom Brady, Gisele Bündchen, Ian Somerhalder, and more, and is both a lesson and a horizon of hope for our future! Your love for the natural world will grow deeper after watching this film.
MOOD: In need of hope for the future
WATCH IF YOU LOVED: Planet Earth
05. Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Get ready to rock! Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a 2001 musical comedy-drama hybrid that delves into the life of a genderqueer person named Hedwig whose identity is stolen by a younger performer they mentor. Hedwig grapples with their former mentee's rise to fame in a gorgeously colorful film that will inspire and move you. The movie has a major cult following...for good reason!
MOOD: In need of music and glamour
GENRE: Musical Comedy-Drama
WATCH IF YOU LOVED: Kinky Boots
06. I May Destroy You
Dakota and Drew agree that I May Destroy You is "one of the greatest shows of the last year," written by, directed by, produced by, and starring Michaela Coel, who just won an Emmy for writing the series. It's completely brilliant, gut-wrenching, incredible, honest, and important. Drew thinks it's one of the best shows in the history of television.
MOOD: In need of beautiful art made from the heart
GENRE: Limited Series Drama
WATCH IF YOU LOVED: Chewing Gum
You're about to go on the best trip of your life. Succession is about a media mogul family who will stop at nothing to dominate and make money. "It's so fun to watch their horribleness," Drew said, admitting watching makes her want to rev up a car or have a martini!
MOOD: In need of heart-pumping suspense
GENRE: Cutthroat Family Drama
WATCH IF YOU LOVED: Empire
08. Paris Is Burning
This pick takes us back to New York City in the late 1980’s. It’s an award-winning dive into the world of gay drag ball culture directed by Jennie Livingston. Drew is so happy that Dakota picked this because she is also a massive fan of the film. It's full of life, and love and acceptance, and explores sexuality, class, and race.
MOOD: Interested in exploring history
WATCH IF YOU LOVED: Pose
09. The Kids Are Alright
The Kids Are Alright explores issues a lesbian couple deals with while raising their outspoken children. The movie delves into how complicated families can be, but how special, wonderful and loving they can be as well. Plus, it has an all-star cast that is an absolute delight to watch on-screen!
MOOD: In need of a thoughtful family drama
WATCH IF YOU LOVED: Juno
10. I Know This Much Is True
In a remarkable acting feat, Marc Ruffalo portrays identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey who couldn't be more different. The deeply moving show follows their parallel lives and their differences in thinking and behavior are highlighted by how they each respond to the obstacles in their path. You will marvel at Mark Ruffalo's Emmy-winning performance, inhabiting both characters so distinctly that you'll find yourself forgetting that they are played by the same actor.
MOOD: In need of an inspired acting performance
GENRE: Gritty Drama/Limited Series
WATCH IF YOU LOVED: The Undoing