Thursday, July 10, 2008

New Releases Roundup: For the Week of Thursday July 10

New in Movie Theaters * from yahoo
Hellboy II: The Golden Army - Looks like this movie has some awesome special effects; I want to see it! Costars Luke Goss as Prince Nuada [little bit of trivia - his twin brother has been engaged to Daisy Fuentes for years] and Anna Walton as Princess Nuala. Also includes veteran actor John Hurt.

New in DVDs * from blockbuster
The Tracey Fragments (2007) - Drama stars Ellen Page and co-stars Julian Richings.
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band: Live 2006 (2006) - Performance film of Ringo and his All Starr band, including Sheila E., Hamish Stuart, and Billy Squier.
Wire in the Blood: The Complete Fifth Season (2007) - Based on characters written by Val McDermid, this mystery crime series stars charismatic Robson Green as university clinical psychologist Tony Valentine Hill.

New in Books * from publishers weekly
Madeleine Wickham - "Sleeping Arrangements" - This British author wrote the Shopaholic novels, the first of which has been filmed as a motion picture with Isla Fisher as the central character. Mrs. Wickham also uses the pen name Sophie Kinsella. A book cover that I saw has this teaser: "Two families, one holiday villa - who's sleeping with whom?"

New in Music * from billboard
Paul Weller - "22 Dreams", "As Is Now", "Catch-Flame!", "Heavy Soul", "Heliocentric", "Live Wood", "Paul Weller", "Stanley Road", "Studio 150", "Wild Wood" Universal Japan label
Eric Clapton - "461 Ocean Boulevard" Polydor label
Brian Eno - "Ambient 1: Music for Airports", "Ambient 4: On Land", "Another Green World", "Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks", "Before and After Science", "Discreet Music", "Here Come the Warm Jets", "More Music for Films", "Music for Films", "Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)", "Thursday Afternoon" CRC label
Brian Eno - "Ambient 1: Music for Airports", "Ambient 4: On Land", "Another Green World", "Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks", "Before and After Science", "Discreet Music", "Here Come the Warm Jets", "More Music for Films", "Music for Films", "Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)", "Thursday Afternoon" Caroline label
Quireboys - "Best of the Quireboys" EMD Int'l label
Supertramp - Breakfast in America" A&M label
Cream - "Disraeli Gears" Polydor label
Peter Frampton - "Frampton Comes Alive!" A&M label
The Mission UK - "God Is a Bullet" Candlelight label
Def Leppard - "Hysteria" Island/Mercury label
Yazoo - "In Your Room" Mute label
Ringo Starr - "Live on Tour", "Live on Tour [DVD]", "Ringo Starr and the All Starr's 2006" Koch label
The Moody Blues - "Lovely to See You: Live [Blu-Ray]" Image label
British Sea Power - "Open Season" Rough Trade label
Judas Priest - "Playlist: The Very Best of Judas Priest" Legacy label
Judas Priest - "Playlist: The Very Best of Judas Priest" Playlist label
Rick Astley - "Playlist: The Very Best of Rick Astley" Legacy label
Rick Astley - "Playlist: The Very Best of Rick Astley" Playlist label
London Cowboys - "Relapse" Freud label
The Cure - "Sleep When I'm Dead/Down Under" Geffen label
Elton John - "The Captain & the Kid" Interscope label
Coldplay - "The Coldplay Phenomenon" Hurricane Int'l label
Alison Moyet - "The Turn [UK]" W14 label
The Police - "Zenyatta Mondatta" A&M label

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