New Release Tuesday – August 1

Tuesdays bring the release of new books and movies to keep us all occupied. Let’s take a look at what’s now available for our consumer entertainment!

New on DVD / Blu-Ray

Colossal – Anne Hathaway stars as a woman who discovers that she controls the movements of a giant monster who wreaks havoc on Seoul, South Korea. Jason Sudeikis co-stars.

Shin Godzilla – Speaking of giant monsters, here’s a retelling of the legendary creature’s origin, directed by Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi.

The Circle – Based on the Dave Eggers novel, Emma Watson stars as a woman who discovers the social media company where she was recently hired is hiding an evil secret. Tom Hanks and John Boyega costar.

New Books

Mrs. Fletcher by Tom Perotta – A 46-year-old divorcee whose only child has gone away to college becomes obsessed with a text message and her fascination with an adult website begins to spill over into her quiet suburban existence.

The Grip of It by Jac Jemc – A horror novel about a young couple haunted by the home they just purchased.

Midnight in the Pacific: Guadalcanal-The World War II Battle That Turned the Tide of War by Joseph Wheelan – A narrative history of America’s first offensive in World War II. 

After Andy: Adventures in Warhol Land by Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni – The author, who met Andy Warhol when she was just 16, looks at his affect on popular culture and how Warhol continues to influence the people who influence people. 

New Comics / Graphic Novels

Rick and Morty Vol. 5 – Just in time for this week’s debut of the third season, Oni Press puts out the fifth volume collecting its monthly book based on the cartoon.

Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Vol. 47 – The latest edition of Overstreet’s comic guide includes a look at one of the most influential comic book artists ever, Jim Steranko.

What are you looking forward to this week? Talk about it here!