New Release Tuesday – September 5

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 Digital Releases

The Big Sick – The story of an aspiring comedian born in Pakistan who meets a grad student after one of his sets. (Blu-Ray/DVD release: Sept. 19)

New on Blu-Ray/DVD

All Eyez On Me – A biopic about rapper Tupac Shakur. Starring Demetrius Shipp Jr. and Danai Gurira.

Megan Leavy – A young Marine corporal and her military combat dog who save lives in Iraq. Starring Kata Mara, Common and Tom Felton.

New Video Games

Knack 2 (PS4) Action-platformer sequel developed by SIE Japan Studio.

New Books

Blood, Sweat, and Pixels: The Triumphant, Turbulent Stories Behind How Video Games Are Made by Jason Schreier – Telling tales of the development process behind recent major video game releases. 

Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies by Dick Gregory – The comedian-turned-activist died last month, but his words live on. Here, Gregory looks back at 100 key events in Black American history. 

Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History by Kurt Andersen – A look at America’s peculiar love of the fantastic and how it led us to where we are today. 

The Golden House by Salman Rushdie – The controversial author’s “return to realism,” as he tells a mystery set against the backdrop of modern politics.