'Marriage,' 'War,' and 8 other things we love this week

By EW Staff
Updated July 16, 2005 at 04:00 AM EDT

The Must List: July 22, 2005

MOVIE
1. MURDERBALL
Don’t feel sorry for them: The quadriplegic young men in this remarkable doc are a bunch of fearless warrior-athletes — they rock and roll. Review >

DVD
2. CRY-BABY
Indulge in John Waters’ eccentricities on a director’s-cut DVD of his ’50s-themed camp classic, starring current crazed confectioner Johnny Depp. Review >

BOOKS
3. THE HISTORIAN, BY ELIZABETH KOSTOVA
Mixing the sweep of a Ludlum thriller with the historical detail of The Da Vinci Code, this Dracula tale pulses with intrigue and adventure. Review >

TV
4. CUTTING IT
The WE network brings us this acerbic Brit import, which follows, blow by blow-dry, the rivalry between two Manchester hair salons.

MUSIC
5. MISSY ELLIOTT’S ”LOSE CONTROL” VIDEO
Shuttling between desert and juke joint, the rambunctious MC brings the ruckus wherever she goes. Review >

BOOKS
6. HOW TO CREATE A FLAWLESS UNIVERSE: IN JUST EIGHT DAYS
With cosmic silliness and stoner profundity, this fully illustrated step-by-step guide makes the perfect gift for your favorite would-be Supreme Being.

DVD
7. SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE
The DVD of Bergman’s searing portrait of a failing relationship is the perfect prelude to his new Saraband.

POP CULTURE
8. THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
Listen to Orson Welles’ spellbinding 1938 radio broadcast that caused panic in the streets (http://mercurytheatre.info/).

TV
9. ENTOURAGE: LOST SCENES
Those with on-demand cable can get these hilarious clips, in which unlikely celebs do scenes from the HBO show. Our fave: Hollywood grannies working very blue. Review >

MOVIE
10. MY SUMMER OF LOVE
A pastoral English countryside provides the setting for this female coming-of-age film, filled with sinister, sinful transgressions. Review >

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