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  1. Six Picks for the Week of September 6-12

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    Published: September 5, 2010
    Milla Jovovich and Maggie Q are killers, Chelsea Handler is an awards show host, and Joaquin Phoenix is -- well, we're still not sure. This week's batch of picks includes the VMAs, another Resident Evil movie, and the first promising new shows of the fall TV season.
  2. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: September 3, 2010
    This week, watch clips from the upcoming thrillers "Let Me In" and "Never Let Me Go," view the latest trailers, and get news about upcoming projects from Guillermo Del Toro, George Clooney, John Cusack, and more.
  3. Ranked: Music Video Directors Turned Film Directors

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    Published: August 31, 2010
    Before Anton Corbijn was directing feature films like this week's "The American," he was the driving force behind iconic music videos for Depeche Mode, U2, and Nirvana. Inside, we look at the careers of Corbijn and over 20 other directors who have made the jump from MTV to the big screen.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of August 30 - September 5

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    Published: August 29, 2010
    This week's biggest entertainment stories include the release of the latest installment in Nintendo's "Metroid" saga, a new George Clooney drama, a solo record from Radiohead's drummer, and an odd Chinese remake of the Coen Brothers' "Blood Simple."
  5. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: August 27, 2010
    In this week's installment, watch the latest clips and trailers for "Red," "127 Hours," "Resident Evil: Apocalypse," and Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere," plus get news about "Mission: Impossible IV" and other upcoming films.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of August 23-29

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    Published: August 22, 2010
    This week's best bets in entertainment include a giant "Lost" DVD set with extra footage, the theatrical return of "Avatar" with extra footage, and the Primetime Emmy Awards (with no extra footage, but, presumably, a lot of commercials).
  7. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: August 20, 2010
    Back from hiatus, our weekly look at the latest developments in the movie world has details about David Fincher's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and the Spider-Man reboot, plus trailers and additional news items for over a dozen films.
  8. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: August 15, 2010
    Our look at the week ahead highlights three new TV comedies, a violent videogame sequel, and the spring break hellscape known as "Piranha 3D."
  9. Ranked: 20 Worst Chick Flicks of the Past 20 Years

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    Published: August 11, 2010
    It's classic summer counterprogramming: When a major action film comes out (like this week's "The Expendables"), counter it with something that appeals to women (like this week's "Eat Pray Love"). We look back at some of the worst examples of the "chick flick" genre since 1990.
  10. Sylvester Stallone: All Films Considered

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    Published: August 9, 2010
    One of Hollywood's most iconic action heroes, Sylvester Stallone has a new movie ("The Expendables") out this week. It seems like as good a time as any to look back upon the actor's career and pick out a few highlights and lowlights.
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