The Must List

From the June 1st, 2007 Issue

Ten Things We Love This Week

The Must List: June 1, 2007

TV
1. DEBRA MESSING in 'The Starter Wife'
USA's new dramedy brings the Will & Grace alum back to the small screen — and her vivacious performance as a spurned L.A. wife makes us remember how much we've missed her. Review >

MOVIE
2. ONCE
Irish rocker Glen Hansard (the Frames) is both winsome leading man and spot-on soundtrack artist in this impressively naturalistic movie musical. Review >

BOOK
3. FALLING MAN, by Don DeLillo
In one of his most moving novels, the postmodern master imagines Sept. 11's long-term psychological effects on an extended family of Manhattanites. Review >

MUSIC
4. Interpol's new single, ''THE HEINRICH MANEUVER''
Who's Heinrich? No idea. Whatever that punny title means, we're sure of one thing: The NYC rockers' latest moody groove is another winner. Download This >

MOVIE
5. THE PRINCESS SQUAD in 'Shrek 3'
Fiona's posse of storybook heroines — voiced by comics including Amy Sedaris — are the animated sequel's most badass characters by far. Review >

TV
6. THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER 5
The Spike TV reality series' latest season boasts a truly off-the-wall cast of housemates/fearsome martial artists. Review >

MUSIC
7. KEREN ANN, Keren Ann
On her fifth solo album, the velvet-voiced French-Israeli chanteuse (who sings in English) shares meditative musings on the nature of heartbreak. Review >

INTERNET
8. DEREK & SIMON: THE SHOW
Mr. Show's Bob Odenkirk directs these uproarious Internet shorts (on superdeluxe.com), which skewer the rituals of the dating game with subversive wit.

DVD
9. PRINCE OF THE CITY
Treat Williams and Jerry Orbach headline a sprawling cast in director Sidney Lumet's tangled story of corruption among narcotics detectives, finally out on DVD more than 25 years after its theatrical release.

DVD
10. THE THIRD MAN: TWO-DISC EDITION
The classic 1949 thriller, starring Orson Welles as a morally ambiguous entrepreneur, is reissued with a slew of entertaining extras. Review >

Originally posted May 25, 2007 Published in issue #936 Jun 01, 2007 Order article reprints