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  1. This Week: What We Learned About Ben Affleck, September Disappointments, and More

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    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.
  2. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: September 17, 2010
    An upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic gets a seemingly perfect lead actor, while the cast for "Sherlock Holmes 2" is also coming together. Plus, watch brand-new trailers for "Due Date," "Let Me In," and upcoming films from David O. Russell and Clint Eastwood.
  3. Six Picks for the Week of September 13-19

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    Published: September 12, 2010
    It's a busy week in the world of entertainment: Gamers have a "Halo" prequel and new PlayStation controller, while TV fans can finally get their first taste of Martin Scorsese's "Boardwalk Empire." Find out more about all six of this week's picks inside.
  4. This Week: What We Learned About Interpol, FX, Joaquin Phoenix, and More

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    Published: September 9, 2010
    Our new column takes a look at a few interesting developments from the past week in entertainment. This week, we look at the Mercury Music Prize, "I'm Still Here," the new Interpol album, and TV network FX's winning streak.
  5. Ranked: Best and Worst Movies Based on Videogames

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    Published: September 8, 2010
    This week's "Resident Evil: Afterlife" is yet another film adaptation of a popular videogame. Everything you've heard about the genre is true: there are a lot of terrible movies, and a lot of Uwe Boll movies. (And those categories are definitely not mutually exclusive.) We look at the "best" and worst examples of games-turned-movies.
  6. Results: User Metascore Predictions for Summer Films

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    Published: September 7, 2010
    Back in May, we asked you to predict the Metascores for 30 of the summer's biggest film releases. How accurate were your predictions?
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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."
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