This year’s Emmy nominations were announced this morning, and many of these show started as books or have books about them.
Happy reading…and binge watching!
You’ve watched the movies, and you’ve seen the shows. Now, you can read more about the information that feeds into them:
With great power, there must also come great facts and information. Superheroes!, PBS’s tie-in to their 2013 documentary, gives the history to some of the most popular characters in comics history. A perfect pairing for Joss Whedon’s Avengers.
In Parks and Recreation, the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana has some…interesting murals in their city hall and other government buildings that portray the town’s not-so-pleasant past. A Simple and Vital Design portrays some of the actual murals that are featured in Indiana’s post offices.
When facing a particularly daunting mystery, Sherlock Holmes goes into his mind palace, to sort through his observations, organizing and compiling information until the pieces start to fall into place. Learn how to create your own mind palace in Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes.
Throughout The X-Files, Fox Mulder wants to believe in the existence of extraterrestrial life and that the government has been hiding proof of this existence for years. Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base interviews employees and gathers formerly classified information to expose what really happened at Area 51 and just how UFOs were involved.
Pixar has created a plethora of cinematic milestones and film classics since the release of Toy Story in 1995. Get the inside information behind the company that brought movies like Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc.,and Cars to the big screen in The Pixar Touch by David A. Price.
August movies are ready for viewing. Why not take a look through these or any of our other movies and see if something catches your eye. Don’t forget, if there’s one or two you want but they’re not checked in you can always put a hold on something. Click on the cover of the movie for a direct link to the item in Eckhart Public Library’s catalog.
Look! It’s another book!
Why not check out the soundtrack too?
Heather: Don’t miss out on some of these great movies! The weekend is coming again sooner than it feels and if you’re like me one of your favorite ways to end a week is by watching a good movie. Happy watching!