Top Shelf Tuesday - January 19

January 17, 2010

Tuesday is almost here, and you know what that means--it's time to start thinking about the latest hot releases. Luckily for you, we give you the best and put the other junk to rest.

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Gerard Butler’s new movie about a man who’s addicted to video games, Gamer, is packed with awesome action and cool effects. Both the Blu-ray and the DVD come with some cool extra features, including Inside the Game featurette, First Person Shooter: The Evolution of Red featurette, and more. This is a movie the cinephiles and video game lovers are going to want to have in their collection.

The Invention of Lying is Ricky Gervais’ newest comedic masterpiece. If you were unfortunate enough to have missed it when it was in theaters, now is the time to check it out. Arguably one of the best comedies of 2009, the Blu-ray and DVD include outtakes and deleted scenes, and the Blu-ray also includes the featurette A Truly “Honest” Making of Featurette with Ricky Gervais, Prequel: The Dawn of Lying, and more. Get ready to laugh your butt off.



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Get your third-person shooter fix this Tuesday with Dark Void, an adrenaline-fuelled blend of aerial and ground-based carnage. Set in a parallel universe called "The Void," players take on the role of Will, a cargo pilot who crashes in the Bermuda Triangle, and is inexplicably transported to the alien dimension which is the mysterious Void. Things get dodgy real quick as he realizes he's caught up in a desperate struggle for survival, joining forces with a rebel human group called The Survivors against a hostile race known as "the Watchers."



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Transference is the seventh studio album by the multi-talented Austin-based indie rock outfit Spoon. The album is their fifth on Merge Records and their first record made without the help of an outside producer. This is set to be yet another batch of brilliant tracks form Britt Daniels and should satisfy every single fan of the now-legendary band.

Ready for the Grammys? 2010 Grammy Nominees represents the most notable names nominated at this year’s upcoming award show. It includes tracks from some of the biggest artists and albums released in 2009. The CD features hits by The Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga, and many more.

Did we miss anything? Leave your recommendations in the comments.