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Monday, March 30, 2015

Hot This Week: March 30

Whatever your taste in movies, there's something new for you on the list this week, including Academy Award winners Birdman and The Theory of Everything. In music, Kendrick Lamar's new release pushes the Empire soundtrack to #2. In fiction, James Patterson and Jacqueline Winspear debut new titles, but once again nothing can overtake Paula Hawkins and Anthony Doerr. In non-fiction, two new titles make the list, led by a memoir from former Massachusetts Representative Barney Frank.

  1. Dumb and Dumber To
  2. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
  3. Annie
  4. Birdman
  5. Big Hero 6
  6. Nightcrawler
  7. Top Five
  8. Vice
  9. The Theory of Everything
  10. Horrible Bosses 2
  1. Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
  2. Empire Season 1 Soundtrack
  3. Modest Mouse, Strangers to Ourselves
  4. Fifty Shades of Grey Soundtrack
  5. Taylor Swift, 1989
  6. Ed Sheeran, X
  7. Marina and the Diamonds, Froot
  8. Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
  9. Maroon 5, V
  10. Meghan Trainor, Title
  1. The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins
  2. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
  3. NYPD Red 3, James Patterson and Marshall Karp
  4. A Dangerous Place, Jacqueline Winspear
  5. A Spool of Blue Thread, Anne Tyler
  6. The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro
  7. Endangered, C.J. Box
  8. The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah
  9. The Assassin, Clive Cussler and Justin Scott
  10. Last One Home, Debbie Macomber
  1. Dead Wake, Erik Larson
  2. Being Mortal, Atul Gawande
  3. H Is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald
  4. Every Day I Fight, Stuart Scott and Larry Platt
  5. Yes Please, Amy Poehler
  6. What If?, Randall Munroe
  7. Killing Patton, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  8. Girl in a Band, Kim Gordon
  9. Frank, Barney Frank
  10. Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be, Frank Bruni 


  1. Hi, Love your blog. Very helpful. Can you do a top ten list for non-fiction DVDs? Thanks!

  2. Thanks for the suggestion! We'll have to see if we can get our hands on that data.


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