Summer Blockbusters

world war z dust jacket. title over a muted orange background with blood splattering.World War Z

In World War Z, life as we know it ends the way many horror fans knew it would: zombies rise up! After the post-war devastation, author Max Brooks (son of actors Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft) "interviews" survivors and records their stories as well as details on what causes zombies, how they spread, what will stop them, and effective strategic warfare methods against them. (via Novelist)

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black and white photograph of a man and woman staring into each other's eyes. "much ado about nothing" written in bright pink in between the couple.Much Ado About Nothing

The director of The Avengers takes on Shakespeare. Leonato (Clark Gregg), the governor of Messina, is visited by his friend Don Pedro (Reed Diamond) who is returning from a victorious campaign against his rebellious brother Don John (Sean Maher). Accompanying Don Pedro are two of his officers: Benedick (Alexis Denisof) and Claudio (Fran Kranz). While in Messina, Claudio falls for Leonato's daughter Hero (Jillian Morgese), while Benedick verbally spars with Beatrice (Amy Acker), the governor's niece. The budding love between Claudio and Hero prompts Don Pedro to arrange with Leonato for a marriage. (via Moviefone)

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Man standing upon ruins, gazing out at a destroyed city. Star Trek: Into Darkness

After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.

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superman flying through his "s" symbol, which is supended in the clouds.Man of Steel

A young itinerant worker is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race.

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Superman has been America's superhero since his debut in 1938. The library has a ton of great stuff about Earth's most famous alien. Find more about the Man of Steel at the library.