Staying in on Christmas Day brought the teariest of eyes to Pixar’s latest masterpiece, the simultaneously jazzy and heart-wrenching dramedy “Soul” on Disney Plus. The stunning animated film, which had originally been slated for a summer theatrical release, got the streaming treatment due to the ongoing pandemic. That delay hiccup didn’t deter viewers. The movie got over 1.66 billion minutes of viewing time in the span of two days. It even managed to beat Nielsen’s Top 10 regular “The Office,” which made its final 1.4 billion minute bow on Netflix before migrating to NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock.
Disney Plus’ “The Mandalorian,” the record-breaking champion of the week prior,