Metacritic Features and Reports: Movies

  1. Ranked: Best and Worst Remakes of the Past Decade

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    Published: August 16, 2011
    This Friday brings remakes of "Conan the Barbarian" and "Fright Night" to theaters. Just how good (and bad) can a remake possibly be? We take a look at examples of both extremes released since 2000.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of August 15-21

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    Published: August 14, 2011
    The week ahead brings a pair of remakes of iconic 1980s films, the year's only film in Aromascope, and the season finale of a surprisingly good MTV series. Get details on all of the week's picks inside.
  3. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: August 12, 2011
    This week, watch the first trailer for the upcoming Harold & Kumar holiday movie, and get new looks at "50/50," "Abduction," and "Anonymous." Plus, learn about upcoming projects like "World War Z" and Robert Redford's "The Company You Keep."
  4. When Film Critics and Movie Fans Disagree

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    Published: August 10, 2011
    Sometimes, movie reviewers as a group appear to be out of sync with Metacritic users. We look at the films with the biggest discrepancies between professional critic scores and the user consensus.
  5. Six Picks for the Week of August 8-14

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    Published: August 7, 2011
    This week, Jay-Z and Kanye West get together for the biggest rap album of the year, while the director and star of "Zombieland" reunite for "30 Minutes or Less." Get all of this week's picks inside.
  6. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: August 5, 2011
    This week, watch new trailers for R-rated comedy "The Sitter," thriller "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy," and alien invasion film "The Darkest Hour." Plus, get the latest details on "Man of Steel," "Die Hard 5," and more upcoming films.
  7. Ranked: Best and Worst Directorial Debuts Since 1990

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    Published: August 4, 2011
    A pair of new films from first-time directors, "Attack the Block" and "Bellflower," are receiving strong reviews. Where do they rank among the best and worst directorial debuts in recent years? Find out inside.
  8. Six Picks for the Week of August 1-7

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    Published: July 31, 2011
    This week, James Franco helps create some angry apes, while Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman have their own freaky Friday. Plus, last year's best album gets even better, and Lollapalooza celebrates its 20th anniversay.
  9. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: July 29, 2011
    In this week's roundup, check out the first trailers for George Clooney's "Ides of March" and Steven Soderbergh's "Haywire" -- plus "Battleship," "Tower Heist," and more -- and get updates on new projects for Charlie Kaufman and Harrison Ford.
  10. DVD Release Calendar: August 2011

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    Published: July 27, 2011
    Find out which movies and TV shows are coming to DVD and Blu-ray in the next month. August's calendar includes films ranging from "Your Highness" to "Win Win" as well as the latest seasons of "Sons of Anarchy" and "Dexter."
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