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  1. 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.
  2. 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").
  3. 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."
  4. 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.
  5. 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."
  6. Ranked: Best and Worst Superhero TV Series

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    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.
  7. 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.
  8. This Week: What We Learned About Fall TV, Early Oscar Buzz, and Sundance Films

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

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    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.
  10. 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.
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