The Must List

From the November 3rd, 2006 Issue

Ten Things We Love This Week

The Must List: November 3, 2006

MOVIE
1. 'MARIE ANTOINETTE'
Let the style-starved masses feast on Sofia Coppola's latest big-screen treat, as Kirsten Dunst's teenage queen spends the 1770s in modern self-absorbed bliss. Review >

INTERNET
2. BATTLE OF THE BANDS
More than 60 famous album covers come alive — and duke it out — in this gloriously gory animated clip. (motionographer.com/media/battle_adbands-w.mov)

BOOKS
3. 'THE GHOST AT THE TABLE,' BY SUZANNE BERNE
A spinsterish writer visits her family for Thanksgiving — and has an opportunity to revisit some long-festering resentment. Review >

TV
4. MEREDITH EATON-GILDEN IN 'BOSTON LEGAL'
For her hilarious work as Denny Crane's pocket-size paramour, Bethany. She may be short in stature, but she's long on acid wit and impeccable comic timing. Preview >

MUSIC
5. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE'S ''MY LOVE'' VIDEO
In which JT gets down and dirty — and continues his tireless campaign for the restoration of ''sexy.''

TV
6. PRINCE LORENZO
He's Italian royalty like the ML is a runway model. But we like the Bachelor star — he's the first of his kind who's not, well, a total tool. Preview >

MOVIE
7. 'SWEET LAND'
In 1920, a young bride from Norway arrives in Minnesota to meet her husband-to-be. A lovely film that explores — without a grain of sentimentality — the immigrant experience in rural America. Review >

MUSIC
8. 'UNDER THE SKIN,' LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM
Still spinning Fleetwood Mac's 29-year-old Rumours? Try their frontman's new solo set for an edgy, acoustic spin on the Mac's pristine pop sound. Review >

BOOKS
9. '50 DAYS WORSE THAN YOURS,' BY JUSTIN RACZ
Feeling down? Take in the book's schadenfreude charms and cheer up: At least you're not on the deck of the Titanic or...gulping spoiled shellfish or...

MOVIE
10. 'THE PRESTIGE'
Two Victorian-age magicians — played by Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale — are partners-turned-rivals in this electrifying sleight-of-hand thriller. Review >

Originally posted Oct 27, 2006 Published in issue #905 Nov 03, 2006 Order article reprints