Summertime at the Movies

It’s summer and there are tons of awesome movies out right now! Come visit our first floor display featuring popular books, soundtracks, and video games that are being adapted into movies.

Annihilation – Jeff Vandermeer
Area X has claimed the lives of members of eleven expeditions. The twelfth expedition consisting of four women hopes to map the terrain and collect specimens; to record all their observations, scientific and otherwise, of their surroundings and of one another; and, above all, to avoid being contaminated by Area X itself.

Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet – Ta-Nehisi Coates
T’Challa confronts a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before. When a superhuman terrorist group calling itself The People sparks a violent uprising, the land famed for its incredible technology and proud warrior traditions will be thrown into turmoil.

Jurassic Park – Michael Crichton
A breakthrough in genetic engineering leads to the development of a technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA, a method that brings about the creation of Jurassic Park, a tourist attraction populated by creatures extinct for eons.z

Mamma Mia! (Broadway Original Cast Album)
The original Broadway cast album featuring music by Swedish pop group, ABBA.

Notorious RBG – Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik
Inspired by the Tumblr that amused the Justice herself and brought to you by its founder and an award-winning feminist journalist, is more than just a love letter. It draws on intimate access to Ginsburg’s family members, close friends, colleagues, and clerks, as well an interview with the Justice herself.

Star Wars: Lando – Charles Soule
You know him…you love him…now, join him for his biggest caper as master of charm Lando Calrissian gets his very own book!

Tomb Raider (PlayStation 4)
The cinematic action-adventure that forced Lara Croft to grow from an inexperienced young woman into a hardened survivor has been re-built for Xbox One and PS4, featuring an obsessively detailed Lara and a stunningly lifelike world.

Solo (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Featuring songs from the recent motion picture composed by John Williams.

-Claire

 

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