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  1. 2012 Games Preview: Handheld Gaming

    2012 Games Preview: Handheld Gaming Image
    Published: January 24, 2012
    Our look ahead to 2012's biggest videogames begins with a preview of major titles expected for the Nintendo 3DS and new PlayStation Vita this year.
  2. 2012 Oscar Nominations: Full List and Analysis

    2012 Oscar Nominations: Full List and Analysis Image
    Published: January 24, 2012
    Inside, we break down the 84th Annual Academy Award nominations, which were led by Martin Scorsese's "Hugo." What were the biggest snubs, and who are the year's leading frontrunners? Find out inside.
  3. Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News

    Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News Image
    Published: January 23, 2012
    In our weekly column, get a concise recap of last week's music news and a look ahead to this week's new album releases and TV appearances. Plus, watch the week's best new music videos and get links to stream dozens of just-released songs and albums.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of January 23-29

    Six Picks for the Week of January 23-29 Image
    Published: January 22, 2012
    This week, we say goodbye to "Chuck," take a chance on "Luck," and welcome the return of Kiefer and Spartacus. Oh, and there's also a little something called the Oscar nominations. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  5. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

    Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers Image
    Published: January 20, 2012
    This week, watch new trailers for Will Ferrell's new comedy "Casa de Mi Padre," the next "Resident Evil" film, and more. Plus, catch up on all of the week's movie news.
  6. 2012 Music Preview: What to Expect in the Year Ahead

    2012 Music Preview: What to Expect in the Year Ahead Image
    Published: January 19, 2012
    Our look ahead to the year's most anticipated music includes nearly 100 artists who will (or are likely to) release new albums in 2012.
  7. Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News

    Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News Image
    Published: January 16, 2012
    In our weekly column, get a concise recap of last week's music news and a look ahead to this week's new album releases and TV appearances. Plus, watch the week's best new music videos and get links to stream dozens of just-released songs and albums.
  8. Six Picks for the Week of January 16-22

    Six Picks for the Week of January 16-22 Image
    Published: January 15, 2012
    This week brings a trio of FX premieres, the latest series from JJ Abrams, and an intriguing new action film by Steven Soderbergh. Get all of the week's picks inside.
  9. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

    Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers Image
    Published: January 13, 2012
    Our weekly film column returns after a holiday hiatus with brand new trailers for Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom," the promising comedy "Friends with Kids," and more upcoming films. Plus, get a concise recap of the past week's film news.
  10. 2012 Movie Preview: Our 50 Most-Anticipated Films

    2012 Movie Preview: Our 50 Most-Anticipated Films Image
    Published: January 12, 2012
    Another humdrum year for movies? Forget it; 2012 is shaping up to be the best year for film in over a decade. Inside, we run down 50 of the most promising movies due to arrive this year, and we guarantee that you'll find something to get excited about.
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