Summer reading for all ages is in full swing, but some of you may feel the siren song of the big or little screen as you ease into the season!
Here’s a summer’s worth of movies or tv shows and their book counterparts to meet all your escapist needs…use the links to find movie trailers and reviews, courtesy of IMDB, and the book links to reserve a copy in our catalog! Enjoy!
2. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (June 2, PG): animated movie starring Kevin Hart,Thomas Middlematch and Ed Helms (PG, June 2). Adaptation of the hugely popular early chapter book series The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey (Early Fiction).
4. The Wizard of Lies (June 10, TV-MA). HBO movie starring Robert DeNiro and Michelle Pfeiffer. Adapted from The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust by Diana B. Enriques (Nonfiction).
6. The Beguiled (June 30, R): Civil War-era drama by director Sofia Coppola, starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Elle Fanning. Adapted from The Beguiled (originally titled The Painted Devil) by Thomas Cullinan.
1. War for the Planet of the Apes (July 14, R): action/sci-fi starring Judy Greer and Woody Harrelson…the latest of a long line of movies spawned by the original Planet of the Apes from 1963 by Charles Boulle.
2. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (July 21, PG-13): Adventure sci-fi starring Dane DeHaan and Clive Owen. Adapted from the French graphic series Valerian and Laureline, available as Valérian by J.C. Mézières, and Pierre Christin (Graphic Novel).