Geekery Release Friday – August 11

Annnnnnnd we’re back! It’s Friday, so you know what that means. Time for new movies and music.

In theaters, the selection of new flicks runs the gamut. Want comedy? Aubrey Plaza and Elizabeth Olsen star in INGRID GOES WEST. Think The Cable Guy, but with millennials and social media.

Looking for horror? ANNEBELLE: CREATIONthe fourth film in The Conjuring series, will explore how the possessed doll Annabelle’s reign of terror began.

If you want some summer drama, check out THE GLASS CASTLEBased on Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir, it depicts the author’s unconventional, poverty-stricken upbringing. The film stars Bree Larson and Woody Harrelson.

For new albums, the biggest release of the week is the return of Kesha, with RAINBOW. Her first record since her ongoing legal battle against Dr. Luke, it finds the singer embracing a live, soulful sound.

There’s also the bluesy-folk of Australian musician Paul Kelly. His new album, LIFE IS FINE, is his 23rd full-length release. It’s also his first solo album of original material since 2012.

Other fresh tunes include the punk of Downtown Boys’ COST OF LIVING, the Americana of POOR DAVID’S ALMANACK by David Rawlings, and the pop of Bebe Rexha’s ALL YOUR FAULT: PT. 2

So that’s what’s happening out in the world. What’s going on in here? Comment below.