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  1. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: June 20, 2010
    Preview the upcoming week
  2. Rewind: Music from 10, 20, and 30 Years Ago This Month

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    Published: June 18, 2010
    Discover some new (old) music with our new monthly feature, which takes a look at key albums released in June 2000, 1990, and 1980, including classic releases from Modest Mouse, Sonic Youth, and the Soft Boys.
  3. Film Friday: The Week's Biggest Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: June 18, 2010
    Our weekly roundup of film news includes the first trailers for Sofia Coppola's new film "Somewhere," Mark Romanek's "Never Let Me Go," and the latest installment in the "Chronicles of Narnia" series, plus news about a "Wizard of Oz" prequel and "X-Men: First Class."
  4. Pixar vs. DreamWorks Animation: Comparing the CGI Giants

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    Published: June 16, 2010
    This week's "Toy Story 3" is Pixar's 11th feature film, and the animation house has established a remarkable record with its 10 previous releases. How does Pixar's biggest competitor, DreamWorks Animation, stack up?
  5. Book Review: "Extra Lives" by Tom Bissell

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    Published: June 15, 2010
    In a series of nine essays, journalist and author Bissell explores the highs and lows of videogames today, while also profiling some of the industry's top game creators and chronicling his own obsessive relationship with gaming. We take a look at what reviewers are saying about this new book.
  6. Ranked: The Best and Worst Westerns of the Past 25 Years

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    Published: June 15, 2010
    "Jonah Hex" (opening Friday) is, among other things, a western -- a genre that seems uncommon these days. But the past 25 years have seen a number of great examples of the genre, as well as a failure or two. Find out which westerns made our list(s).
  7. 15 Movies the Critics Got Wrong

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    Published: June 14, 2010
    The critics can't get it right every time. We have searched our database for 15 poorly-reviewed movies that, upon closer examination, are much better than reviewers originally suggested.
  8. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

    Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment Image
    Published: June 13, 2010
    Preview the upcoming week
  9. Film Friday: The Week's Biggest Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: June 11, 2010
    Our weekly look at the week
  10. Ranked: Vampire TV Shows

    Ranked: Vampire TV Shows Image
    Published: June 9, 2010
    HBO's "True Blood" returns for a third season this weekend, but it's far from the only vampire show on television. We rank 10 of the most vampire-centric shows in TV history, from the best to, well, the suckiest.
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    Metacritic's 5th Annual Game Publisher Rankings
    January 27, 2015 - 5 comments
    1. KB5K : Kind of a silly article, to be honest. It's the development team more than the publishers that impact "game quality."... Read »
    2. nephx : Seems like Nintendo is at a advantage that noone seems to bother to review there DLC, since you counted DLC in this. Read »
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    The Most Anticipated Video Games of 2015
    January 14, 2015 - 9 comments
    1. El_Burrito : Killing Floor 2 all day every day. Like I can't believe it's not on this list so much hype. Looking forward to... Read »
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    The Best and Worst Movies of 2014
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    Winter TV Preview: Notable New & Returning Shows
    January 2, 2015 - 5 comments
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    The Best Videogames of 2014
    December 22, 2014 - 18 comments
    1. DemKin : Crossing my fingers to see Zelda Wii U takes the spot next year. Here again, it's no surprise to see Smash 4 taking... Read »