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The Must List: October 13, 2006

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The Must List: October 13, 2006

DVD
1. ‘BRAZIL’
You may think it’s a stretch, but Criterion’s three-disc reissue of the 1985 cult sci-fi satire — starring Robert De Niro as a repairman-slash-terrorist — is totally worth the upgrade. Review >

MOVIE
2. ‘THE QUEEN’
Helen Mirren rocks as the bejeweled Elizabeth II in Stephen Frears’ drama, which recounts the days following Princess Di’s sudden death. Review >

BOOKS
3. ‘I HAVE HEARD YOU CALLING IN THE NIGHT,’ BY THOMAS HEALY
It sounds sappy, but this memoir about a boozehound who adopts a puppy is the perfect acerbic antidote to Marley & Me. Review >

DVD
4. ‘THE LITTLE MERMAID’
Still wish you could be part of her world? This edifying DVD rerelease offers behind-the-scenes Disney dirt sure to appeal to the over-5 crowd. Review >

STAGE
5. ‘FAME BECOMES ME’
Canadian ham Martin Short bares his soul (and another man’s behind) in an all-singing, all-dancing, wig-tastic salute to…Martin Short. (Broadway) Review >

TV
6. ‘HEROES’
Masi Oka is marvelous as an office drone who can (literally) stop time in this new NBC series about capeless, fledgling superheroes. Preview >

MUSIC

7. ‘TA-DAH,’ SCISSOR SISTERS
Cut a rug to this quintet’s sharp new album, which explores the band’s darker side while maintaining their signature pop sparkle. Review >

MOVIE
8. ‘THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP’
From director Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind): Gael García Bernal and Charlotte Gainsbourg bring a charming dreamscape diorama to life with their whimsically turbulent romance. Review >

BOOKS
9. ‘A YEAR OF ADVENTURES’
This Lonely Planet guide plans a year of travelicious exploits, from a weeklong run through the Gobi Desert to Christmas on Robinson Crusoe Island. Backpack and boundless energy sold separately.

DVD
10. ‘MASTERS OF HORROR: IMPRINT’
We dare you to keep your eyes open for what must be one of the grisliest torture scenes ever. The gory, never-seen Showtime show is now on DVD.