The Must List: March 30, 2007
1. BORAT DVD EXTRAS
Can’t-miss bonus scenes from Sacha Baron Cohen’s outrageous mockumentary include Borat’s inevitable run-ins with the police and his cringe-inducing version of Baywatch. Review >
2. ”SEWN,” THE FEELING
A pretty little ditty — from the British quintet’s CD Twelve Stops and Home — that blends seamless harmonies with 1970s-style soft rock.
3. HYPER-CHONDRIAC, BY BRIAN FRAZER
Read this hilarious memoir about one man’s obsession with achieving perfect health, then call us in the morning. Review >
4. ANTHONY BOURDAIN’S NO RESERVATIONS
We’re ready for a second helping of the Travel Channel series (now on DVD), which tracks the Kitchen Confidential author’s culinary adventures.
5. THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY
Batman Begins‘ baddie Cillian Murphy plays an Irish freedom fighter in Ken Loach’s rousing drama. Review >
6. BACK TO BLACK, AMY WINEHOUSE
The U.K.’s Winehouse sings ”No, no, no” in the song ”Rehab,” but her soulful second album gets a big ”YES” from us. Review >
7. ANDY BARKER, P.I.
Looking for a good half-hour comedy? NBC’s new Conan O’Brien-produced series about an accountant-turned-sleuth — starring former Conan sidekick Andy Richter — is worth investigating. Review >
8. MAUDE: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON
Bea Arthur plays an outspoken feminist in the beloved ’70s TV series, finally on disc. Review >
Ninety different artists illustrate every conceivable mythical creature — from the unicorn to the lesser-known Baba Yaga — in this gorgeous book.
10. TIM AND ERIC AWESOME SHOW, GREAT JOB
Why watch this Adult Swim sketch show? We’ll give you two excellent reasons: twisted humor and keytars.