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  1. Six Picks for the Week of October 18-24

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    Published: October 17, 2010
    This week, a "Wire" actor switches sides -- and continents -- for a new British crime drama, while Jon Stewart hosts a comedy benefit. There's also a new album from Kings of Leon, two potentially good new videogames, and a sequel to "Paranormal Activity."
  2. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: October 15, 2010
    This week, we have details on a Bourne-less Bourne movie, a new Spider-Man villain, and an intriguing pick to direct the next X-Men installment. We also share details on over a dozen additional films, and round up this week's newest trailers and clips.
  3. Six Picks for the Week of October 11-17

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    Published: October 10, 2010
    This week, a new book chronicles the making of everyone's favorite Star Wars film, while movies "Red" and "Jackass 3D" bring different types of action to the big screen. There's also a new Oscar contender, a live sitcom, and modern warfare from the "Medal of Honor" franchise.
  4. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: October 8, 2010
    Watch the great new trailer for Danny Boyle's "127 Hours" and the latest spots for "True Grit," "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader," and "The Tempest," plus get news on upcoming Superman, Spider-Man, and Bourne projects and other movies in development.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. This Week: What We Learned About Lone Star, The Social Network, and Let Me In

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    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").
  9. 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."
  10. 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.
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