The ‘Doctor’ is In — 10 Things To Check Out This Week
Summer is winding down, but there are still plenty of great movies, TV shows, games and more to fill your brain hole! Allow us to point you to this week’s best new entertainment and pop culture releases. Here are 10 Things To Check Out This Week:
Doctor Who Season 7 Premiere
The wait is over! The Doctor returns this weekend with Amy Pond (crush worthy babe Karen Gillan), Rory, and five hundred Daleks in tow. The first of five new ‘Doctor Who’ episodes premieres Saturday night at 9 p.m. ET on BBC America. Check out the Season 7 trailer below:
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Shia Lebouf and Tom Hardy lead the cast of this Depression-era gangster flick directed by ‘The Road’ helmer John Hillcoat and co-written by rocker Nick Cave and based on the novel ‘The Wettest County in the World,’ by Matt Bondurant. ‘Lawless’ hits theaters on Wednesday.
For A Good Time, Call
Writer-star Lauren Miller (Seth Rogen’s wife) lead the cast of this phone sex comedy, which also stars comic actress Ari Graynor, Katie Anne Naylon, Justin Long, and of course, Seth Rogen. Look for cameos from Kevin Smith and Ken Marino. ‘For A Good Time, Call’ opens this Friday.
Guild Wars 2
Many gamers have been anticipating Tuesday’s release of the ‘Guild Wars’ sequel for almost five years. ‘Guild Wars 2’ offers everything we love about the original plus a revamped graphics engine and a storyline that takes us further into the future.
The Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season on DVD and Blu-ray
Catch up with the second season of AMC’s terrifyingly realistic look at the zombie apocalypse. ‘The Walking Dead’ season two hits DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday.
Sons of Anarchy Season Four on DVD and Blu-ray
Arguably the most polarizing season of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ yet comes to DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday. Catch up with SAMCRO’s story before season five premieres next month.
Homeland: The Complete First Season on DVD and Blu-ray
Bring home one of the most critically acclaimed new shows to hit the small screen. ‘Homeland,’ starring Claire Danes, Damain Lewis and Mandy Patinkin, is released on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday.
Starship Troopers: Invasion on DVD and Blu-ray
Critics are calling this animated full-length adventure the closest thing to a true sequel we’ve gotten to the original and subversive sci-fi classic, ‘Starship Troopers,’ directed by Paul Verhoeven. Check it out this Tuesday
Quadrophenia: Criterion Collection on Blu-ray
Known as the best film based on a rock album, this Criterion release is loaded with a new uncut high-def restoration of the film, plus new commentary by the filmmakers. ‘Quadrophenia’ on Blu-ray is a must for fans of The Who, hitting stores on Tuesday.
Lisa Kudrow’s consistent comic charm is put to great use in this slight but hilarious comedy about a therapist attempting to treat her patients over the web. Check out the cameo-filled show, premiering 11 p.m., Monday on Showtime.