The Must List

The Must List

10 things EW loves: Week of March 26

DVD
1. PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET
The Criterion Collection has artfully restored Samuel Fuller's taut 1953 film noir/spy thriller in a gorgeous, extras-packed DVD.

TV
2. CAROLINE DHAVERNAS on Fox's 'Wonderfalls'
The ML is smitten with this Quebec native who cunningly channels Gen-Y angst as a Brown grad working in a Niagara Falls trinket shop.

MUSIC
3. ''TIPSY,'' J-KWON
The St. Louis hip-hopper's jaunty, party-hardy single — with a squelchy synth line and a massive beat that stomps like a two-ton brontosaurus — leaves us drunk with delirium.

POP CULTURE
4. JAMES BOND 007: EVERYTHING OR NOTHING
Pierce Brosnan is back on Her Majesty's Secret Service in EA's action-packed videogame.

MUSIC
5. STERIOGRAM'S ''WALKIE TALKIE MAN'' VIDEO
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind's Michel Gondry applies his antic sensibility to this stunningly handcrafted clip.

BOOKS
6. ALOFT, by Chang-rae Lee
Former investment banker Lee's latest novel is a lovely and wry tale of a 59-year-old Long Island retiree who gets above his messy personal life by flying his plane over the suburbs of New York.

MUSIC
7. OLLABELLE
The New York sextet's self-titled album features modern takes on old blues spirituals — and vocals by Levon Helm's daughter to boot! Hallelujah!

DVD
8. DAWN OF THE DEAD
With a bloody remake now hitting theaters, check out the scrumptiously spooky original's special-edition DVD...if you dare!

TV
9. SIGNIFICANT OTHERS
A cast of mostly unknowns laughs — and licks — it up each Tuesday night on Bravo's semi-improvised comedy about that always fun topic: couples therapy.

MOVIE
10. JOHNNY DEPP IN 'SECRET WINDOW'
Did he steal John Turturro's storeee? You'll have to see his nuttily nuanced peformance in this movieee.

Originally posted Mar 26, 2004 Published in issue #757 Mar 26, 2004 Order article reprints