The Must List: What's Hot for the Week of March 26, 2010
The fourth season of Tina Fey's NBC comedy has quickly evolved into one of its strongest ever thanks to sharp, funny scripts, spot-on guest stars (Elizabeth Banks!), and less-than-subtle jabs at the series' parent network.
AN EDUCATION on DVD
The PG-13-rated film set in not-quite-swinging London is worth seeing for About a Boy author Nick Hornby's fantastic script and irresistible performances from Peter Sarsgaard as a charming con man and Carey Mulligan as the precocious student he romances.
BEN FOLDS' CHAT-ROULETTE VIDEO
The real Folds responds to his Chatroulette doppelgänger on YouTube. Bonus points for Folds, though, who does it during a live concert.
JAMIE OLIVER'S FOOD REVOLUTION
On this new ABC series, the Naked Chef travels Stateside to help us trade our Twinkies and Big Macs for veggies and fruit.
NEW AMERYKAH PART TWO: RETURN OF THE ANKH, Erykah Badu
It's been over two years since Part One, but Badu smoothly slinks back into our eardrums like she never left. From the robo-psychedelic cover art to the lush analog sound to the evocative lyrics about love and romance, the neo-soul songstress' sixth album is a welcome Return.
Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, the G-rated IMAX documentary (in theaters now) takes you on a 350-mile ride through outer space with the crew sent to repair the Hubble telescope. Stunning and awe-inspiring, it is — simply put — out of this world.
THE VAMPIRE DIARIES
The sudsy CW series is back from hiatus and still putting a fresh spin on vampires with compellingly spooky story lines (who is Elena's mother?) and a smoldering cast (including Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder).
SOLAR, by Ian McEwan
The author of Atonement and Amsterdam continues to carve out his place in the sun with this heliocentric novel about a Nobel Prize winner who works to solve climate change but can't fix his own marriage.
Ben Stiller stars as a cranky New Yorker whose life has been stuck in neutral for years in this R-rated slice of neurotica from director Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale, Margot at the Wedding).
NEW TOY STORY 3 trailer
We're already willing to follow Woody, Buzz, and the gang to infinity and beyond. But after this latest trailer — and the overwhelming praise at a recent screening at ShoWest — we really can't wait for playtime to start.