Man of Steel, Man in Black, and 8 other things we love this week
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The Must List: March 3, 2006

MOVIE
1. EIGHT BELOW
Because we absolutely loved the cast of courageous and clever canines and their astonishing (and anthropomorphized) antipodal antics. Review >

TV
2. CASH CAB
It’s driving for dollars: The Discovery Channel runs the meter, and tests the mettle, of unwitting passengers buckled into this game show on wheels.

MUSIC
3. ”GOLD LION,” YEAH YEAH YEAHS
Karen O & Co. roar back in radio-ready form with this ominously insinuating retro-punk raver. Download This>

MUSIC
4. CURIOUS GEORGE SOUNDTRACK
Let Jack Johnson, the man in the mellow hat, take your tots to slumberland with this collection of curiously infectious folk-pop sing-alongs.

BOOKS
5. MANHUNT, BY JAMES L. SWANSON
A gripping narrative that chronicles the relentless 12-day pursuit of the man who assassinated President Lincoln. Review >

BOOKS
6. ALLSTAR SUPERMAN, BY GRANT MORRISON AND FRANK QUITELY
A stirringly mythic, emotionally resonant, and gloriously alternative take on the Man of Steel.

BOOKS
7. USE THIS BOOK!
Cootie catcher, breakup letter, snakebite remedies: All you need are scissors and glue in this compendium of how-to tips.

MUSIC
8. ‘COWBOYS ARE,’ WILLIE NELSON
A lilting — and occasionally lascivious — lullaby sung in the key of Brokeback Mountain.

TV
9. ‘PROJECT RUNWAY’ AND ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS’ FINALES
Hold me closer, shiny dancer/Face the judges on the runway/Lay me down in spangled sequins/Santino’s had a busy day. TV Watch >

DVD
10. OSCAR NOMINATED FILMS ON DVD
Walk the Line to your local video store, Crash on the couch, and Hustle & Flow with this year’s crop of contenders.

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