The List: Latest DVDs, CDs, books: November 6

A look at some of the DVDs, CDs and books hitting stores this week:


“The Amazing Spider-Man” (PG-13): A teenage Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) falls for Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) and battles his father’s former partner (Rhys Ifans) and his alter-ego, The Lizard, in this franchise reboot.

Elsewhere, still grieving from his brother’s death, a man (Mark Duplass) seeks refuge in his best friend’s (Emily Blunt) family cabin, only to have an awkward sexual encounter with her sister (Rosemarie Dewitt) in “Your Sister’s Sister” (R). And Christmas has an unlikely hero in the an animated family tale “Arthur Christmas” (PG).

Topping today’s TV transfers: “American Restoration: Volume Two,” “Law & Order: The Eleventh Year,” “Call the Midwife: Season One,” “Wolf Lake: The Complete Series” and “The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams: Season One.”


Ne-Yo, “R.E.D.”: Do Ne-Yo and Taylor Swift have a beef?

We’re not trying to start anything here – OK, yes we are – but both have a new album out titled “Red.”

The difference?

Ne-Yo’s is an acronym for “Realize Every Dream,” which is precisely what the former Las Vegas resident seems to be doing these days as one of R&B’s hottest acts.

Also in stores: Adele, “Skyfall (CD single)”; Aerosmith, “Music from Another Dimension!”; All That Remains, “A War You Cannot Win”; Celine Dion, “Sans Attendre”; Dirty Projectors, “About to Die”; Mike Doughty, “The Flip Is Another Honey”; Fatboy Slim, “Big Beach Bootique 5”; Fear, “The Fear Record”; Graveyard, “Lights Out”; Halestorm, “Halestorm in the Live Room”; Kylie Minogue, “The Abbey Road Sessions”; OTEP, “Sounds Like Armageddon LIVE”; Public Enemy, “The Evil Empire of Everything”; Boyd Rice/NON, “Back to Mono”; Geoff Tate, “Kings & Thieves”; Dionne Warwick, “Now”; and Robbie Williams, “Take the Crown.”


“Poseidon’s Arrow” by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler: National Underwater and Marine Agency director Dirk Pitt, joined by his children, must recover a stolen key component of an attack submarine prototype while at the same time figure out why ships have begun to disappear in the middle of the ocean.

On the nonfiction front, Kirstie Alley writes about the men who have influenced her, for better or worse, in “The Art of Men (I Prefer Mine Al Dente).”

Also hitting shelves: “Bitter Blood” by Rachel Caine; “Both Flesh and Not: Essays” by David Foster Wallace; “Collateral” by Ellen Hopkins; “Custer” by Larry McMurtry; “Days of Blood and Starlight” by Laini Taylor; “Eternally Yours” by Cate Tiernan; “Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version” by Philip Pullman; “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver; “Jack Reacher’s Rules” by Jack Reacher, Lee Child; “A Question of Identity” by Susan Hill; “A Season of Angels” by Thomas Kinkade, Katherine Spencer; and “Train Tracks: Family Stories for the Holidays” by Michael Savage.


Entertainment Videos
Arcade ‘speakeasy’ leads to secret door and Banksy art in Las Vegas
Arcade ‘speakeasy’ leads to secret door, Banksy art in Las Vegas (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Hazel in Las Vegas serves modern takes on traditional cocktails
Hazel serves modern takes on traditional cocktails (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas celebrates St. Patrick's Day
Tonight the city lit the Welcome sign green, McMullan's Irish Pub and the Guinness store also prepare for this weekend's St. Patrick's Day festivities. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Reuben sandwich at Served in Henderson, near Las Vegas
Matthew Meyer, chef/owner of Served, makes a Reuben sandwich with house-brined corned beef, house-made sauerkraut and gooey melted cheese at his restaurant in Henderson, outside Las Vegas. Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal
Las Vegas day club season returns with big-name DJs
Rick Ross, March 23, at Daylight Beach Club at Mandalay Bay The Chainsmokers, March 30, at Encore Beach Club Marshmello, April 6, Kaos Dayclub at the Palms Chuckie, May 11, Marquee Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Calvin Harris, May 11, Wet Republic at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Pizza expert Chris Bianco makes meatballs in Las Vegas
Chris Bianco, who was the keynote speaker at the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas, demonstrates meatball making for expo attendees. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas pulmonologist talks about new movie dealing with cystic fibrosis
Dr. Craig Nakamura, Director of Cystic Fibrosis Center of Southern Nevada, talks about the upcoming romantic drama “Five Feet Apart” where both of the lead characters suffer from cystic fibrosis. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
World Pizza Champion crowned in Las Vegas
At the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas, Italian pizzaiolo Federico De Silvestri took the top prize and more than $12,000. Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal
Italian wins Pizza Maker of the Year at Pizza Expo
Federico De Silvestri of Verona, Italy, wins the finals in the non-traditional pizza category during the International Pizza Challenge at the International Pizza Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center Thursday, March 7, 2019. De Silvestri went on to beat winners from each of the four other categories — traditional, pan, pizza Napoletana and Roman — to win Pizza Maker of the Year. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Good Pie Coming To Arts District
Local pizzaiolo Vincent Rotolo says Good Pie is coming to the Arts District. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Local comedian says "It's ok to laugh, ...the comedy club is dark."
K-Von, a half-Persian comedian, talks about his style of comedy which keeps audiences entertained.
Pizza Dough Throwing Competition
Contestants participate in the World Pizza Games at the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas, Wednesday night. (Mat Luschek/Review-Journal)
World Pizza Games showcased in Las Vegas
The World Pizza Games, part of the International Pizza Expo, drew competitors from all over the world to Las Vegas to compete in events such as dough stretching and box folding. Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal
Pizza competitors dazzle at international expo
The International Pizza Expo at Las Vegas Convention Center included the first rounds of the World Pizza Games. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas showcases products and trends
At the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas, vegan and gluten-free menu choices and compostable packaging were highlighted, as well as Detroit-style and Roman-style pizza. Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal
Chef Dan Krohmer talks about a new restaurant
Chef Dan Krohmer talks about the construction of his new restaurant at Fremont Street’s Fergusons Downtown complex in downtown Las Vegas. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Neon Museum lights up the Hard Rock Cafe guitar sign
The Neon Museum in Las Vegas flipped the switch on its latest acquisition Monday night, the Hard Rock Cafe guitar sign. (Mat Luschek/Review-Journal)
A Taste of Eataly Las Vegas
Executive Chef Nicole Brisson gives a tour around Eataly Las Vegas, located in the Park MGM. (Mat Luschek/Review-Journal)
Order a pretty purple cocktail at North Italia in Las Vegas
Order a pretty purple cocktail at North Italia in Las Vegas (Janna Karel/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Towering triple decker sandwich at Sadelle’s at Bellagio in Las Vegas
Jonah Resnick, executive chef of Sadelle’s, the newest restaurant at Bellagio in Las Vegas, serves a daunting concoction of roast beef layered with house-made cole slaw, turkey and more cole slaw, on rye bread. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal)
Paris Las Vegas Debuts New Eiffel Tower Light Show
The Paris in Las Vegas unveiled its latest Eiffel Tower light show, Wednesday evening. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Video: Las Vegas Omelet House Marks 40th anniversary
Omelet House at Charleston Boulevard and Rancho Drive in Las Vegas, which opened in 1979, is a locals’ favorite, known for fluffy six-egg omelets. Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal
Golden Knights' Ryan Reaves readying new beer
Ryan Reaves, a forward with the Golden Knights, has plans for a second beer, a lager, through his 7Five Brewing Co. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Bellagio Adds Lady Gaga To The Fountain Playlist
Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” has been added to the rotation of classic tunes played for the dancing waters at Lake Bellagio. The song debuted at 6 p.m. Monday. (Mat Luschek/Review-Journal)
Comedian uses laughter to bring understanding about AIDS
Comedian Brandon Cox Sanford talks about how he uses his comedy sketches to bring light to his AIDS diagnosis. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
20th anniversary of the House of Blues in Las Vegas
Sasha Rincon-Camacho, regional marketing director, talks about the 20th anniversary of the House of Blues in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Meow Wolf opening an 'otherworldly' art experience in Las Vegas
Meow Wolf opening "otherworldly" art experience in Las Vegas (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
New caneles pastries served at tea at Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas
Tony Gauthier, executive pastry chef at the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas, was trained to make caneles in Bordeaux in his native France, and they’re a new feature on the hotel’s afternoon tea. Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal
Celebrate Margarita Day With The Hot Damn Margarita
Celebrate Margarita Day With The Hot Damn Margarita (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Yard House margarita changes color in the glass
The cocktail, as made by lead bartender Taylor Cole at Town Square in Las Vegas, changes from deep blue to magenta because of a chemical reaction between its butterfly pea flowers and citrus agave. Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal
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