There's so much good stuff on Xbox Music and Xbox Video. How do you keep up with what's new and worth checking out? You don't have to; we'll do that for you. Every Friday we'll grab the hottest albums and singles on Xbox Music. We'll also let you know what movies and television shows are out to watch on Xbox Video. It's the weekend, and we'll help entertain you.
Imogen Heap – Sparks
Imogen Heap has a new concept album out. Sparks is her fourth studio album that took over three years to make. Imogen Heap took three months to make each song over the past few years, each going into different genres. Critics are mixed on the album, but fans of Imogen Heap probably won't want to miss her latest work. [Electronic/Dance]
Benjamin Booker – Benjamin Booker
Benjamin Booker is a singer-guitarist hailing from New Orleans. His debut album is self-titled and has been well received by critics so far. Rock fans will want to check out his gritty sound. [Rock]
The Zero Thereom
Director? Terry Gilliam. Starring? Christoph Waltz. What else do you really need to know? Here's the film's synopsis from IMDb:
"A computer hacker whose goal is to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; namely, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him."
The movie doesn't hit theaters in the U.S. till late next month, but you can buy or rent from Xbox Video this weekend. [R, 1hr. 47min.]
- Watch on Xbox Video [Rent for $10.99/Buy for 14.99]
Captain America: The Winter Solider
Captain America fans are going to want to catch the latest installment this weekend. You can't rend the Winter Solider yet, but you can buy it today on Xbox Video. This film has Captain America struggling to find his fit in the modern world. It's a solid superhero flick and currently holds an 89 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. [PG-13, 2hr. 16min.]
- Watch on Xbox Video [Buy for 19.99]
Seth Rogen and Kelly Radner team up and go head-to-head against Zac Efron and Dave Franco in one the funniest comedies of the year. The movie isn't out to rent yet, but you can own this hilarious film today on Xbox Video. Linked below is a version that contains an alternate opening scene. Stick around after the credits and you'll see an opening they almost used in the movie. Comedy rating? Seventy-three percent on Rotten Tomatoes. [Unrated, 1hr. 37min.]
- Watch on Xbox Video [Buy for 14.99]
What are you watching or listening to this weekend?