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  1. Six Picks for the Week of August 23-29

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    Published: August 22, 2010
    This week's best bets in entertainment include a giant "Lost" DVD set with extra footage, the theatrical return of "Avatar" with extra footage, and the Primetime Emmy Awards (with no extra footage, but, presumably, a lot of commercials).
  2. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: August 20, 2010
    Back from hiatus, our weekly look at the latest developments in the movie world has details about David Fincher's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and the Spider-Man reboot, plus trailers and additional news items for over a dozen films.
  3. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: August 15, 2010
    Our look at the week ahead highlights three new TV comedies, a violent videogame sequel, and the spring break hellscape known as "Piranha 3D."
  4. Ranked: 20 Worst Chick Flicks of the Past 20 Years

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    Published: August 11, 2010
    It's classic summer counterprogramming: When a major action film comes out (like this week's "The Expendables"), counter it with something that appeals to women (like this week's "Eat Pray Love"). We look back at some of the worst examples of the "chick flick" genre since 1990.
  5. Sylvester Stallone: All Films Considered

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    Published: August 9, 2010
    One of Hollywood's most iconic action heroes, Sylvester Stallone has a new movie ("The Expendables") out this week. It seems like as good a time as any to look back upon the actor's career and pick out a few highlights and lowlights.
  6. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: August 8, 2010
    The biggest stories in the entertainment world this week include a pair of action-packed films, the long-awaited DVD release of an '80s sci-fi TV classic, the latest edition of a best-selling sports game series, and The Hoff.
  7. Director Joel Schumacher: All Films Considered

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    Published: August 5, 2010
    A new Joel Schumacher film is always cause for celebration -- if you happen to like bad movies. We look back at the "Twelve" director's worst (and, yes, best) films from a career spanning three decades.
  8. Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg: All Films Considered

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    Published: August 3, 2010
    The co-stars of this week's "The Other Guys" are hoping that the new action-comedy breaks them out of a slump. We look at the best and worst films of their careers to date.
  9. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: August 1, 2010
    Our weekly look at the latest and greatest in the entertainment world includes one of summer's most-anticipated albums and a new Will Ferrell comedy. Plus, could it be Shark Week already?
  10. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: July 25, 2010
    Our look at the coming week's biggest entertainment stories includes a sequel to a beloved 12-year-old PC game and a new comedy starring Steve Carell and Paul Rudd.
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