Fine art, coarse humor, and 8 other things we love this week

By EW Staff
Updated August 27, 2005 at 04:00 AM EDT
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The Must List: September 2, 2005

TV
1. THE ANDY MILONAKIS SHOW
Hilariously lowbrow (and lowbudget), this MTV show proudly wallows in its own dopey and infantile brand of humor.

MOVIE
2. RED EYE
Wes Craven (helped by stars Rachel McAdams and Cillian Murphy) pilots a high- flying thriller that smartly bumps the genre from coach to first-class. Review >

DVD
3. THE OFFICE: SEASON ONE
Steve Carell — who brings a touching measure of pathos to a middle-aged virgin — plays a boorish manager in NBC’s underrated sitcom, now on DVD. Review >

TV
4. HERMITAGE-NIKS
This five-part docuseries — airing on the Sundance Channel — offers a fond (and often moving) glimpse behind the scenes at Russia’s fabled Hermitage Museum.

MOVIE
5. GRIZZLY MAN
A fascinating doc examining one man’s singular (and ultimately tragic) obsession with some wild bears. Review >

BOOKS
6. RUNAWAYS, BY BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
Mom won’t let you out on Fridays? Deal with it. The six on-the-run teens in Marvel’s thrilling comic series must come to terms with the fact that their parents are super-villains. Really evil supervillains.

TV
7. OPRAH
As the premiere of her 20th(!) season looms, we’re trying to guess what she’ll be giving the studio audience. Houses?… Yachts?… Kidneys?

DVD
8. FUNNY HA HA
A wry indie gem (now on DVD) that applies Cassavetes’ loose improv style to a tale of a woman not quite ready for adulthood. Review >

MUSIC
9. GREEN DAY’S ”WAKE ME UP WHEN SEPTEMBER ENDS” VIDEO
A moving mini-epic that shows the young faces of war on the front line — and at home. Review >

DVD
10. ASTAIRE & ROGERS
Now on DVD: a five-film set that showcases this iconic duo doing — with incomparable wit and elegance — the old song and dance. Review >

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