Tuesdays bring the release of new books and movies to keep us all occupied. Let’s take a look at the highlights of what’s now available for our consumer entertainment!
New Digital Releases
The Lost City of Cecil B. Demille – The story of a more than 30 year quest to unearth the remains of one of De Mille’s most monumental undertakings: the Egyptian city constructed for his first spectacle, 1923’s “The Ten Commandments.”
New on Blu-Ray/DVD
Cult of Chucky – Confined to an asylum for the criminally insane for the past four years, Nica is wrongly convinced that she, not Chucky, murdered her entire family. But when her psychiatrist introduces a new group therapy tool — a “Good Guy” doll — a string of grisly deaths plague the asylum and Nica starts to wonder if maybe she isn’t crazy after all.
A Ghost Story – Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara star as a young couple who — after being separated by loss — discover an eternal connection and a love that is infinite.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) returns for another adventure on the high seas in the fifth installment of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Encyclopedia by Nancy Holder and Lisa Clancy – A comprehensive, authorized compendium of all things Buffy the Vampire Slayer, published in celebration of the revered show’s twentieth anniversary.
The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse by Rich Cohen – The story of the team, its players and crazy days.
From A Certain Point Of View (Star Wars) – An anthology where more than forty contributors lend their vision to this retelling of Star Wars. Each of the forty short stories reimagines a moment from the original film, but through the eyes of a supporting character.
Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling by Jim Ross, Paul O’Brien and Scott E. Williams – The story of how an Oklahoman farm kid, with a vivid imagination and seemingly unattainable dreams, became “The Voice of Wrestling.”
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates – An exploration of the unprecedented election of a black president followed by a vicious backlash that fueled the election of the man Coates argues is America’s “first white president.”
William Shakespeare’s The Force Doth Awaken: Star Wars Part the Seventh by Ian Doescher – Experience The Force Awakens as a Shakespeare play, complete with Elizabethan verse, Shakespearian monologues, and theatrical stage directions.
New Graphic Novels/Collections
Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 by Jeff Parker and Marc Andreyko – An all-new adventure that effortlessly captures the thrills, chills and nonstop fun of two legendary TV series.
New Video Games
Forza Motorsport 7 (X-Box One, Windows) – The latest installment of the racing game will feature more than 700 cars and 200 different configurations across 32 locations at launch.