Barack Obama Shares Favorite Movies, Music, Books of 2022 – The Hollywood Reporter

Barack Obama once again shares his top picks of the year, including his favorite movies, music and books.

“I always look forward to sharing my favorite books, movies and music lists with you all,” he wrote on Twitter, sharing his picks in three separate posts on each medium and asking his followers to share their favorites with him: “What did I miss?”

Perhaps unsurprisingly — and like any good husband — the former president chose wife Michelle Obama’s autobiography. The light we carry as one of his favorite books. “I’m a bit biased on this one,” he said in his tweet.

Other favorites include Jennifer Egan Candy House, By Charmaine Wilkerson Black cake And of Imani Perry South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation.

In a separate tweet, he shared his favorite films, including several award contenders. Among them is Steven Spielberg The Fabelmans, THe stars as Viola Davis Woman is king, Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick, Film starring Cate Blanchett Tar and Daniel Kwan’s Everything everywhere at once.

He also added a documentary offspring. “I’m biased — Higher Ground Construction,” he noted, referring to his and Michelle’s construction company.

On the music side, Obama’s choices included Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul,” Lizzo’s “About Damn Time,” Kendrick Lamar’s “The Heart Part 5,” SZA’s “Shirt” and Bad Bunny’s “TT Me Pregunto.”

He also chose tunes by Ari Lennox, Burna Boy, Omar Apollo and Adam Blackstone and Jazmin Sullivan.

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