Downtime: Oct. 1, 2007

5 Things. A cult book becomes a movie, a TV doctor moves south, and the Supremes--not the singing ones--go under the microscope MUSIC

Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace

Foo Fighters; out Sept. 25

Six albums into its existence, Dave Grohl's post-Nirvana band has evolved into a four-piece version of Silver Bullet Band-era Bob Seger. Like its predecessors, Echoes is predictably ghee-tar heavy, with lyrics focused on a core of universally agreed-upon values (authenticity, integrity; you know the drill). It's tuneful, stolid, competent--but also a little dull. Like a rock.

MOVIES

Into the Wild

Rated R; out Sept. 21

Christopher McCandless (Emile...

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