Metacritic Features and Reports: Movies

  1. The Social Network: Inside the Reviews

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    Published: October 6, 2010
    David Fincher's "The Social Network" is attracting critical praise like no other film released so far this year. We take a closer look at the reviews to find out exactly what makes the film so good, and what faults might be present despite the high Metascore.
  2. DVD Release Calendar: October 2010

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    Published: October 4, 2010
    Our new monthly column highlights the biggest upcoming releases (including both movies and TV shows) on DVD and Blu-ray. Pick out a few titles to add to your queue.
  3. Six Picks for the Week of October 4-10

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    Published: October 3, 2010
    This week, the Cylons come back to Syfy, while Secretariat races onto the big screen and Zach Galifianakis goes crazy. You can also catch a Bruce Springsteen documentary, celebrate John Lennon's birthday, and welcome the return of "Castlevania" to consoles.
  4. This Week: What We Learned About Lone Star, The Social Network, and Let Me In

    This Week: What We Learned About Lone Star, The Social Network, and Let Me In Image
    Published: October 1, 2010
    This week, our focus is on three extremely infrequent events: a major film with phenomenal reviews ("The Social Network," which, by one measure, is now the best film in our database); a horror remake with critical acclaim ("Let Me In"), and an early fall cancellation victim that was well-liked by critics ("Lone Star").
  5. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: October 1, 2010
    This week's installment has news on the latest projects from indie directors Wes Anderson, Whit Stillman, and Richard Linklater, rumors about the next Superman movie, and new trailers for several upcoming films, including the Coen Brothers' "True Grit."
  6. Six Picks for the Week of September 27-October 3

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    Published: September 26, 2010
    At the rate critics are friending "The Social Network," it might just be the best movie of the year (so far). This week also brings a sequel to the game "Dead Rising," a new David Cross comedy series, and a rare good horror remake.
  7. This Week: What We Learned About Fall TV, Early Oscar Buzz, and Sundance Films

    This Week: What We Learned About Fall TV, Early Oscar Buzz, and Sundance Films Image
    Published: September 24, 2010
    It's never too early to declare a winner of the Fall TV season. Plus, we look at how this year's Sundance films have scored with critics when they reached theaters, and we survey the latest Oscar buzz in the wake of a few major film festivals.
  8. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: September 24, 2010
    This week, watch new trailers for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," Toronto Film Festival favorite "The King's Speech," and more, plus get the latest news about over a dozen upcoming films.
  9. Six Picks for the Week of September 20-26

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    Published: September 19, 2010
    Fall TV premiere week brings with it several notable new and returning shows, including "Dexter" and "Lone Star." Plus, a sequel arrives for "Wall Street" (a mere 23 years later), while Sid Meier's strategy classic "Civilization" gets a major overhaul.
  10. This Week: What We Learned About Ben Affleck, September Disappointments, and More

    This Week: What We Learned About Ben Affleck, September Disappointments, and More Image
    Published: September 17, 2010
    Two new films this week prove that not every director has a sophomore slump, though we find a few that did during the past decade. Plus, we compare movies based on novels, and identify some disappointing September albums.
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