The Must List: May 23, 2008
1. INDIANA JONES boxed set
Wait, The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is due out May 22 and you still haven’t rewatched the Dr. Jones oeuvre? Pick up the Adventure Collection with new making-of documentaries.
2. ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA, by Robert Sabuda & Matthew Reinhart
The adult in us appreciates the stunningly fine details of this pop-up book set, while our inner 5-year-old loves that it’s got big dinosaurs.
3. SHINE, Estelle
The jazzy Brit sparkles on her U.S. debut. Collaborating with Mark Ronson and will.i.am will do that for a girl.
4. GOOD GOD! SOUL MESSAGES FROM DIMONA
Black Hebrew American expats in Israel combine the Old Testament with gospel on this funk album. Do you really need to know anything more?
5. SPEED RACER on DVD
Reviews for the Wachowskis’ movie version have been worrisome, so cope by picking up DVDs of the original, low-tech cartoon. Go, EW readers, go!
6. SERIAL MOM
John Waters’ 1994 murderous-mother campfest, starring a knife-wielding Kathleen Turner, gets a Collector’s Edition with not one, but two director commentaries.
7. Season Finales
Leaving so soon? House, American Idol, and Grey’s Anatomy all sign off for the season this week. Mer and Der reunite. Don’t worry: They’ll have time to break up again in the fall.
8. THE CALLING, by Inger Ash Wolfe
There are two mysteries in this absorbing Canadian detective tale: the identity of the serial killer and the real name of the author, who uses ”Wolfe” as a pseudonym.
9. MAN VS. WILD on Discovery Channel
Star Bear Grylls has already survived serious tummy troubles from eating a batch of roasted worms in Zambia. So the least you can do is watch his show.
10. BEVERLY HILLS, 90210
In honor of The CW’s upcoming reboot, our readers are glued to SOAPnet’s vintage reruns.
Submitted by Hasina Robinson