Metacritic Features and Reports: Movies

  1. 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.
  2. This Week: What We Learned About Fall TV, Early Oscar Buzz, and Sundance Films

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    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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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?
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