Metacritic Features and Reports: Movies

  1. Six Picks for the Week of July 18-24

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    Published: July 17, 2011
    This week, we get an early start on Comic-Con by geeking out over Captain America and a Star Trek documentary. Plus, an indie sci-fi drama is intriguing critics, while They Might Be Giants try to impress adults.
  2. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: July 15, 2011
    This week's roundup is loaded with big trailers, including the first looks at Steven Soderbergh's "Contagion," Martin Scoresese's "Hugo," "John Carter," and "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows." Plus, get the latest details on upcoming projects for Spike Lee, Julian Schnabel, and Kristen Wiig.
  3. Six Picks for the Week of July 11-17

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    Published: July 10, 2011
    The week ahead brings the end of Harry Potter (well, the movies, at least) and the return of "Breaking Bad." Plus, Syfy attempts to revive the "Heroes" formula, Errol Morris returns with his funniest documentary yet, and fantasy fans get the book they've been waiting for.
  4. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: July 1, 2011
    This week, watch the debut trailers for "Mission: Impossible-Ghost Protocol," Steven Spielberg's "War Horse," and spy thriller "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy." Plus, get a sneak peak at Pixar's next film, and learn about what the Coen brothers and Ben Affleck are up to next.
  5. DVD Release Calendar: July 2011

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    Published: June 29, 2011
    July's movie and television DVD and Blu-ray releases include the sci-fi thriller "Source Code" and the samurai film "13 Assassins." Plus, catch up on the previous seasons of "Entourage" and "Damages" before those shows return with new episodes.
  6. Ranked: Best and Worst Movies Directed by Their Stars

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    Published: June 28, 2011
    Can actors direct themselves? We reveal the best and worst movies in our database that were directed by one of the film's stars, a list that runs from "Do the Right Thing" to "Miss March."
  7. Dual Threats: Actors Who Direct Movies

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    Published: June 27, 2011
    This week, star Tom Hanks returns to the director's chair with "Larry Crowne." We profile 20 other established actors who have made the leap to film directing, for better or worse.
  8. Six Picks for the Weeks of June 27-July 10

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    Published: June 26, 2011
    Our super-sized preview of the next two weeks in entertainment includes the return of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Torchwood," the latest "Transformers" film, and a new movie from Tom Hanks.
  9. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: June 24, 2011
    This week, catch the latest trailers for "Captain America," "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," "The Muppets," "Footloose," "Conan the Barbarian," and more. Plus find out about new films from Warren Beatty and Woody Allen, as well as all of the week's casting developments, project announcements, and release date changes.
  10. Six Picks for the Week of June 20-26

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    Published: June 19, 2011
    This week, Pixar puts its success streak on the line, but will "Cars 2" get schooled by "Bad Teacher"? We also welcome the returns of "Louie" and "True Blood" and celebrate the release of a new Bon Iver album.
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