Ten Things We Love This Week

By EW Staff
Updated April 22, 2006 at 04:00 AM EDT
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The Must List: April 28, 2006

DVD
1. ‘MARLENE DIETRICH: THE GLAMOUR COLLECTION’
Earthy, ethereal, and devilishly irresistible, the legendary German-born diva continues to entice home viewers in this lustrous compilation of five golden-age classics (including 1932’s Blonde Venus), now available on DVD. Review >

DVD
2. ‘MOONSTRUCK’
Nic Cage swept Cher off her feet in this sparkling romantic comedy, reissued on DVD with a feast of extras. Review >

BOOKS
3. ‘365 WAYS TO SAVE THE EARTH,’ BY PHILIPPE BOURSEILLER
…and savor its fragile beauty, in this stunning photo guide.

BOOKS
4. ‘THE ART OF RAY HARRYHAUSEN,’ BY RAY HARRYHAUSEN AND TONY DALTON
Cinematic beasties rampage through this revealing illustrated tome from the master of low-tech F/X.

TV
5. ‘NO RESERVATIONS’
Animal testicles and other stomach-challenging (or mouth-scorching) delicacies are on the menu in chef Anthony Bourdain’s Travel Channel series.

MOVIE
6. ‘THE NOTORIOUS BETTIE PAGE’
In Mary Harron’s funny, sexy biopic, the hitherto-underrated Gretchen Mol nails the wholesomely sensual appeal of the scandal-plagued ’50s pinup queen. Review >

MUSIC
7. ‘SUBTITULO,’ JOSH ROUSE
Wry vignettes and wistful musings backed by supple melodies make this singer-songwriter’s latest CD a disarming winner. Review >

MOVIE
8. ‘HARD CANDY’
Newcomer Ellen Page is a fierce revelation as a nubile teen who turns the tables on her online seducer in this nerve-rattling big-screen chiller. Review >

BOOKS
9. ‘CLEMENTE,’ BY DAVID MARANISS
The too-short life and tragic death of the beloved Hall of Fame Pirates slugger and Latino trailblazer take centerfield honors in this incisive, lyrical chronicle by a Pulitzer-winning journalist. Review >

TV
10. MORAL OREL
Because you want to know the little naïf (on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim) who innocently twists a lesson on helping the poor into a mandate on rolling with crack dealers.

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