Metacritic Features and Reports: Movies

  1. This Week in Metacritic: What's New for January 4-10, 2010

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    Published: January 6, 2010
    Read about this week's biggest releases in movies, games, music, and TV, including "Daybreakers," "Youth in Revolt," "Bayonetta," and more -- plus previews of what to expect next week.
  2. The Nightmare After Christmas: Are January Movies Really That Bad?

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    Published: January 5, 2010
    Conventional wisdom has it that January is a dumping ground for bad movies, and our numbers back that up. We compare January to other months, look for past releases that actually succeeded, and preview movies coming out in the next few weeks.
  3. The Best and Worst Movies of 2009

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    Published: January 4, 2010
    Which films from the past year are worthy of praise, and which should be forgotten forever? We cover all the bases as we look at the best and worst wide releases and limited releases of the past year, and run through the critics' Top 10 lists.
  4. Film Critics Pick the Best Movies of the Decade

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    Published: January 3, 2010
    Dozens of film critics have made their lists of the best films of the past ten years, and we've tallied the results.
  5. All Films Considered: Guy Ritchie

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    Published: December 21, 2009
    With Sherlock Holmes opening on Friday, we take the opportunity to get swept away by the previous films directed by Guy Ritchie. The results are not pretty.
  6. All Films Considered: James Cameron

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    Published: December 18, 2009
    Now that the reviews are in for Avatar, we look back at the other James Cameron-directed films in our database, to see how the critics have responded to his work.
  7. Ten Years of Metacritic: The Best (and Worst) Movies of the Decade

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    Published: December 17, 2009
    Our best of the decade coverage continues with a look at the past ten years in cinema. While the decade's best-reviewed movie may not have been a commercial blockbuster (or even in English), our lists turn up plenty of recognizable names in addition to obscure gems you may have missed.
  8. This Week in Metacritic: Did You Hear About Avatar?

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    Published: December 17, 2009
    Our quick roundup of the newest releases in movies, music, games and TV found at Metacritic.com for the week of 12/14
  9. Metacritic's Best and Worst Movies Based on Novels

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    Published: December 15, 2009
    While The Lovely Bones is receiving a cool reception from critics, some novels have made a more successful transition from page to screen. Metacritic's film editor selects ten of the best-reviewed adaptations in our database ... and ten of the worst.
  10. Golden Globe Nominations Announced

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    Published: December 15, 2009
    The HFPA revealed its Golden Globe nominations on Tuesday morning, and "Up in the Air" topped all films with six nominations, while Fox's "Glee" was the big winner in television with four.
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