The Must List

From the November 25th, 2005 Issue

Two Stripes, one Bright, and 8 other things we love this week

The Must List: November 25, 2005

MOVIE
1. 'ZATHURA'
Swingers, elves, and now spaceships: Director Jon Favreau conjures a fanciful joyride from Chris Van Allsburg's cosmic companion to Jumanji. Review >

POP CULTURE
2. 'CAN YOU BEAT KEN?'
''The category is 'New Games.' ML, you're in control of the board.'' Alex, we'll take ''Match Wits With Jeopardy! Egghead Champ'' for $200.

TV
3. ROB & NATE CORDDRY
Double the trouble — and laughs — with The Daily Show's fraternal order.

MUSIC
4. THE WHITE STRIPES' ''DENTAL TWIST'' VIDEO
Elongated Meg and Jack meet a scrunched-up Conan O'Brien in Michel Gondrys dizzying new music clip for the Detroit duo. Review >

MUSIC
5. 'THE SLIDER,' T. REX
Like Ziggy Stardust's beefy twin, the Marc Bolan-led band's reissued '72 sultry soiree flashes the grimy side of glam rock.

BOOKS
6. 'TWO LIVES,' BY VIKRAM SETH
From the Holocaust to colonial India to dentist denization in London, cultures (and cavities) clash but love prevails in Seths impassioned account of the marriage between his Indian great-uncle and German great-aunt. Review >

POP CULTURE
7. 'STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II'
Interactive space combats never looked so stellar. The Force is, indeed, with this videogame.

DVD
8. 'THE ROSS MCELWEE COLLECTION'
Led by quirky charmer Sherman's March, six of the Southern-fried doc maker's best shots are found on this DVD collection.

TV
9. CHRIS PRATT IN 'EVERWOOD'
Sorry, Ephram, but our love has been won over by Amys charming goofball of a brother, Bright.

MOVIE
LED {10. 'PRIDE & PREJUDICE'}]
We never asked her for the moon, but Keira Knightley's star shines with a piercing turn in the latest Austen adaptation. Review >

Originally posted Nov 18, 2005 Published in issue #851 Nov 25, 2005 Order article reprints
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