The Must List: What's Hot for the Week Ending September 12, 2010
Going the Distance
Drew Barrymore and Justin Long's love knows no bounds in this sweet rom-com (rated R) about a cross-country relationship, featuring a hilarious peanut gallery of supporting players like Christina Applegate and Charlie Day.
Who knew a second TV adaptation of La Femme Nikita would be so killer? We've already committed to a season pass for this assassin-on-the-run drama — and not just because we're kind of scared of superhot butt-kicker Maggie Q. Anyone who can take down multiple baddies in a leave-nothing-to-the-imagination red bathing suit is not to be trifled with. (The CW, Thursdays, 9 p.m.)
Reiner Knizia's SAMURAI App for iPhone
Capture territory in feudal Japan with this Risk-style game, which allows up to four players. Will you be the last samurai standing?
PRIME SUSPECT: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION on DVD
You can now catch all seven parts of the 1991?2006 British crime series — starring Helen Mirren as the no-nonsense Scotland Yard detective Jane Tennison — in one place. See what an Emmy-winning role looks like in the hands of Oscar's 2006 Best Actress victor.
DANTE'S DIVINE COMEDY: A GRAPHIC ADAPTATION
Seymour Chwast's version is a clever reimagining of a classic. All your favorite characters are here, albeit in a slightly altered form. The lamentations of the damned were never so much fun.
THE BEST OF SOUL TRAIN on DVD
If you've never experienced the ''hippest trip in America,'' then maybe it's time you climbed aboard the Soul Train, conducted by singularly suave host Don Cornelius. In this three-disc set, which celebrates the highlights of the iconic music series' 35-year run, you'll find vintage performances from Aretha Franklin (above), Stevie Wonder, and Marvin Gaye, among others. (And let's not forget about that wedding staple the Soul Train line.)