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The Must list: July 13, 2007

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The Must list: July 13, 2007

MOVIE
1. RATATOUILLE
Connoisseurs of CG animation will savor Pixar’s latest dish, in which Remy the gourmet rodent — okay, he’s a rat — sumptuously showcases Paris and all its culinary delights. Review >

DVD
2. LA JETÉE/SANS SOLEIL
This two-film Criterion DVD set salutes French artist Chris Marker, whose meditative photomontages and documentary storytelling defy convention. Review >

BOOK
3. LAST ONE IN, by Nicholas Kulish
In his captivating debut novel, Kulish locates the riotous mayhem of the Iraq war by embedding a desperate gossip columnist on the front lines. Review >

MOVIE
4. LET’S GET LOST
Bruce Weber’s 1988 portrait of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker still has its bite, humming in theaters again like the ill-fated genius’ most soulful tunes. Review >

INTERNET
5. GOOD COP, BABY COP
Someone needs a nap. Surly 2-year-old Pearl shines in her final role on funnyordie.com, playing a pint-size police officer bludgeoning Will Ferrell into submission.

TV
6. TOP CHEF
Bravo’s tasty reality series has its own rats in the kitchen, as cut-throat competitors hurl accusations of recipe thievery. Beware the carving knife in the back! TV Watch >

MUSIC
7. UNDISCOVERED, James Morrison
Cozy up with this unabashedly soulful, love-song-studded debut album and ponder whether the scruffy 22-year-old Brit is the next John Mayer. Review >

BOOK
8. DEAD CONNECTION, by Alafair Burke
New York cop Ellie Hatcher logs on to an Internet dating service and plays a game of cat and mouse with a brilliant serial killer preying on single women. Review >

TV
9. BIG BROTHER 8
Surprise! You’re shacking up with your sworn enemy. And you’re taking orders from viewers. Life in the Big Bro house is one big guilty-pleasure cruise, isn’t it? TV Watch >

READER’S CHOICE
TV
10. ARMY WIVES
Lifetime’s hit brings some Wisteria Lane-style heat to an Army base where Kim Delaney holds down the fort.
Submitted by Erin Tims