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Stuff We're Looking Forward To in August

We list the movies, television, music, and books we’ve got our eye on this month

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Aug. 2
Movies 2 Guns (R) Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg
TV America’s Next Top Model, The CW
Music Lollapalooza (Aug. 2-4) in Chicago, featuring the Cure, Mumford & Sons, the Killers, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, the Postal Service, Ellie Goulding, the National, and more

Aug. 6
DVD Bruce Lee: The Legacy Collection (R) Bruce Lee
Mud (PG-13) Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan
West of Memphis (R) Documentary
Music The Civil Wars, The Civil Wars
Books The Land of Stories: The Enchantress Returns, Chris Colfer
Turn Around Bright Eyes, Rob Sheffield
Very Recent History, Choire Sicha

Aug. 7
Movies We’re the Millers (R) Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis
TV Broadchurch, BBC America

Aug. 9
Movies Elysium (TBD) Matt Damon, Jodie Foster

Aug. 10
TV Clear History, HBO
Hell on Wheels, AMC
The White Queen, Starz

Aug. 11
TV Breaking Bad, AMC
Low Winter Sun, AMC

Aug. 12
TV The Real Housewives of Miami, Bravo

Aug. 13
Music Crash My Party, Luke Bryan
See You There, Glen Campbell
Books The Color Master, Aimee Bender

Aug. 16
Movies Austenland (PG-13) Keri Russell, Jennifer Coolidge
Lee Daniels’ The Butler (TBD) Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey

Aug. 20
DVD Amour (PG-13) Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva
Epic (PG) Voices of Amanda Seyfried, Colin Farrell
Music Fleetwood Mac: 1969-1972 (vinyl box set), Fleetwood Mac
Books Sure Signs of Crazy, Karen Harrington
The Good Lord Bird, James McBride
Night Film, Marisha Pessl
The Bone Season, Samantha Shannon

Aug. 23
Movies The World’s End (R) Rosamund Pike, Simon Pegg
You’re Next (R) Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci

Aug. 25
TV MTV Video Music Awards, MTV

Aug. 27
DVD The Walking Dead (season 3)
Music Made in California (box set), The Beach Boys
Books Two Boys Kissing, David Levithan
The Returned, Jason Mott
Bones of the Lost, Kathy Reichs

(Dates subject to change)