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The Must List: Feb. 4, 2005

The Fab Five, an ‘Evil 4,’ and 8 other things we love this week

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The Must List: Feb. 4, 2005

MOVIE
1. BEING JULIA
There’s still time to catch luminous Golden Globe winner Annette Bening before the Oscars. (Lie and tell your friends you saw it before all the hype.) Review >

POP CULTURE
2. DARTH TATER
The parade of Star Wars paraphernalia has begun — and it’ll be darn hard to top this goofy twist on Mr. Potato Head. Does this make Luke and Leia…Vader Tots?

MUSIC
3. WORLDS APART, And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
The banefully named emo-art-rock outfit gloriously set a visceral wall of noise to a brooding wail in their new CD. Review >

TV
4. EVERWOOD
Ephram and Amy: we’re rooting for you (but we can’t wait for Madison’s return). The WB’s best show has made family entertainment cool. More >

DVD
5. BACKBEAT
Relive the heady days of the, uh, Fab Five in the new special-edition DVD of Iain Softley’s riveting Beatles drama, starring Stephen Dorff. More >

BOOKS
6. BAKER TOWERS, by Jennifer Haigh
The author of Mrs. Kimble tracks a Polish-Italian family (primarily the ladies) through love and loss in a stark look at a fading Pennsylvania mining town during the years following WWII. Review >

MUSIC
7. ‘FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS’ soundtrack
Indie rockers Explosions in the Sky bring a mesmerizing beauty to their sprawling score for the gridiron flick. Review >

MUSIC
8. METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER
The metalheads duke it out therapy-style, on the incisive doc’s DVD, featuring 40 extra scenes. Review >

BOOKS
9. MONOPOLY
A fascinating book on the game’s origins finds Mr. Moneybags as a wee boy in Atlantic City’s heyday.

POP CULTURE
10. RESIDENT EVIL 4
Okay, we admit it: After playing the first few minutes of this thrillingly creepy videogame, we started crying and calling out for Mommy. More >

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