Metacritic Features and Reports

  1. September's Best New Music

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    Published: September 30, 2010
    Our look at the best-reviewed albums from the past month includes new LPs from Deerhunter, Robert Plant, and Nick Cave's Grinderman project, plus the first releases in many years from Superchunk and Swans. Get the full list inside.
  2. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: September 28, 2010
    September's best-reviewed games for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch include a visit to bullet heaven in "DoDonPachi Resurrection" and one of the best turn-based RPGs available on the Apple platforms in "Rimelands: Hammer of Thor."
  3. Ranked: Best and Worst Superhero TV Series

    Ranked: Best and Worst Superhero TV Series Image
    Published: September 27, 2010
    This week's new ABC series "No Ordinary Family" is the latest in a long line of superhero TV shows. We take a look back at the best and worst examples of the genre.
  4. 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.
  5. This Week: What We Learned About Fall TV, Early Oscar Buzz, and Sundance Films

    This Week: What We Learned About Fall TV, Early Oscar Buzz, and Sundance Films Image
    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.
  6. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

    Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers Image
    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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

    Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers Image
    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.
  10. Hardware Review: PlayStation Move

    Hardware Review: PlayStation Move Image
    Published: September 16, 2010
    Sony's new motion-sensitive controller is getting high marks from reviewers for its precision, though the current game lineup leaves something to be desired. Our review roundup has all of the details.
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