The Must List

From the November 16th, 2007 Issue

Ten Things We Love This Week

The Must List: November 16, 2007

DVD
1. STANLEY KUBRICK on DVD
Warner remasters five of Kubrick's most delectable films for its Director's Series set, including the 1999 erotic thriller Eyes Wide Shut, the maestro's controversial final film. Review >

MOVIE
2. JOE STRUMMER: THE FUTURE IS UNWRITTEN
In this intimate documentary, director Julien Temple captures the riotous righteousness that made the Clash frontman a punk immortal. Review >

BOOK
3. DEAD STREET, by Mickey Spillane
The late Mike Hammer author never forgot how to boil a dark tale; his posthumous novel is bursting with tough cops and hard betrayals. Review >

MUSIC
4. LA CUCARACHA, Ween
The Ween boys — pals Dean and Gene — are pop's cleverest chameleons, peppering their latest with crackling mariachi, country, and reggae.

DVD
5. RATATOUILLE on DVD
Pixar's masterpiece about a Parisian rat with a taste for fine cuisine won over all the critics — even the terrifying connoisseur voiced by Peter O'Toole. Review >

TV
6. NIP/TUCK
The saucy FX soap underwent its own successful makeover, now that Christian (Julian McMahon) and Sean abandoned Miami for Los Angeles. TV Watch >

TV
7. ''CREEP'' by the Scrantones
The Office's warehouse manager (Craig Robinson) finds his groove with this soulful Radiohead cover, now playing on YouTube.

VIDEOGAME
8. GUITAR HERO III
Rock & roll's greatest gift to physical therapists is back with Legends of Rock, the addictive, muscle-crimping videogame that lets you throw down with Slash in a virtual battle of the bands. Review >

DVD
9. NO END IN SIGHT on DVD
A damning yet apolitical analysis of America's misadventures in Iraq, this raw doc soberly critiques the negligence that invited disaster. Review >

READER'S CHOICE
10. LIFE
Damian Lewis nails it as a Zen-happy cop back on the beat after 12 years in jail. Review >
Submitted by Timothy Alan Williams

Originally posted Nov 09, 2007 Published in issue #964 Nov 16, 2007 Order article reprints
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