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The Must List: June 8, 2007

Ten Things We Love This Week

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The Must List: June 8, 2007

MOVIE
1. ASHLEY JUDD in ‘Bug’
We’ve got her under our skin…in a good way. Judd owns the screen as a woman overtaken by paranoid hallucinations, in a pitch-dark film from William Friedkin (The Exorcist). Review >

MUSIC
2. NEW MOON, Elliott Smith
The late singer-songwriter lives on through a poignant compilation of acoustic tracks recorded at the start of his tragically brief career. Review >

BOOK
3. I LOVE YOU, BETH COOPER, by Larry Doyle
Penned by a former Simpsons scribe, this side-splitting novel of adolescence is a classic teen movie waiting to be made. Review >

STAGE
4. FROST/NIXON
British TV host David Frost (Michael Sheen) grills a disgraced Richard Nixon (Frank Langella) in the thought-provoking play, based on the pair’s real-life 1977 interviews. (On Broadway through Aug. 19)

MOVIE
5. STEEL CITY
Writer-director Brian Jun’s drama, set in a working-class town, showcases powerful performances from Ugly Betty‘s America Ferrera and others. Review >

MUSIC
6. ”ICKY THUMP,” the White Stripes
The color-coordinated duo’s new single is a stripped-down, supercharged jolt of blues-rock electricity. More >

TV
7. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS reruns
Now that NBC’s made the right call and renewed its high school football show, catch up on Coach Taylor (Kyle Chandler) and the Panthers’ winning first season. Review >

DVD
8. BALL OF FIRE
Goodness gracious, Ball of Fire‘s great! Barbara Stanwyck stars in Howard Hawks’ classic 1941 comedy, back on DVD and ripe for rediscovery. Review >

MUSIC
9. IMAGINE OUR LOVE, Lavender Diamond
Frontwoman Becky Stark’s breezy, enchanting melodies make the folk-pop quartet’s full-length debut the ideal soundtrack for a summer of Love.

BOOK
10. UNDERWATER EDEN, by Jeffrey L. Rotman
Photographer Rotman spent 30-some years capturing breathtaking images of the bizarre deep-sea creatures that appear in his weighty book.

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