Metacritic Features and Reports: Movies

  1. Angelina Jolie: All Films Considered

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    Published: July 21, 2010
    While the star of this week's "Salt" might be one of Hollywood's best-known actors, her filmography is surprisingly short on quality movies. We look at the best and worst films of her career so far.
  2. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: July 18, 2010
    What's big this week in the world of entertainment? Our six picks include the biggest Comic-Con event yet, Angelina Jolie's latest action film, and the season premiere of Mad Men.
  3. Ranked: The Best Women Film Directors (and Their Films)

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    Published: July 17, 2010
    Even in a year where the directing Oscar went to a woman for the first time, female filmmakers still don't receive the recognition that their male counterparts do. We look at the top women directors and their films, including the two best-reviewed live-action films of the summer.
  4. Leonardo DiCaprio: All Films Considered

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    Published: July 14, 2010
    The star of this week's "Inception" might be adding another blockbuster to his filmography this week, but will he also be adding another critical hit? We look back at DiCaprio's best and worst films, to see where "Inception" might fit in.
  5. Nicolas Cage: All Films Considered

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    Published: July 12, 2010
    The inimitable star of this week's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" has been one of Hollywood's most prolific actors over the past three decades, for better and worse. We look in detail at 15 of Cage's movies, including the highs and lows.
  6. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: July 11, 2010
    While the week ahead might be dominated by Christopher Nolan's "Inception," our selections for the best of the next seven days also include a new album from M.I.A. and one of the year's top music festivals for indie rock fans.
  7. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: July 5, 2010
    Our picks for the best of the upcoming week in entertainment include a new album from OutKast's Big Boi and Adult Swim's new live-action medical satire from Rob Corddry.
  8. Film Friday: The Week's Biggest Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: July 2, 2010
    Our weekly look at upcoming movies includes new trailers for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" and David Fincher's "The Social Network," major casting news for the next "Spider-Man," and a run down of the latest developments for over a dozen films.
  9. Ranked: The Best and Worst Movies Based on Animated TV Shows

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    Published: June 29, 2010
    In theaters this week, "The Last Airbender" is attempting to make a successful jump from TV cartoon to the big screen, something few animated shows have accomplished in the past. We look at five previous success stories, and a handful of the biggest failures.
  10. Ranked: The Best and Worst Vampire Movies of the Past 30 Years

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    Published: June 28, 2010
    While it's unlikely that this week's "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" will merit consideration on our list, here are the ten movies it would have to beat out to be considered the top vampire film since 1980. We've added five additional vampire movies from the other end of the quality spectrum, but there aren't any "Twilight" films among them ... yet.
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