July 17, 2014 5:54 AM EDT

MUSIC

Smooth Moves

English synth-pop duo La Roux captured the sounds of the future on its 2009 debut, but following co-founder Ben Langmaid’s departure, singer Elly Jackson instead channels 1970s disco on Trouble in Paradise, out July 22.

MOVIES

Love Triangle

Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen play best friends whose pact to lose their virginity goes wrong when they fall for the same guy in Very Good Girls, hitting theaters July 25.

BOOKS

Man’s Best Friend

In Travels With Casey, out July 22, Benoit Denizet-Lewis journeys 13,000 miles with his canine pal to explore America’s bond with dogs.

TELEVISION

Top Secret

WGN America’s new drama about the inventors of the atom bomb, Manhattan, dives into an explosive time in U.S. history on July 27.

‘I FEEL MOST COMFORTABLE WALKING THROUGH A MINI-MALL IN THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY.’

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This appears in the July 28, 2014 issue of TIME.

Write to Nolan Feeney at nolan.feeney@time.com.

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