Metacritic Features and Reports

  1. Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News

    Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News Image
    Published: November 14, 2011
    Catch up on the week's artist news and tour updates, find out which albums are coming out this week, and stream music and videos by Kate Bush, Tom Waits, The Roots, and more.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of November 14-20

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    Published: November 13, 2011
    The week ahead brings Alexander Payne's belated follow-up to "Sideways," a highly-anticipated sophomore album by Canadian rapper Drake, and what might be the Wii's final great game. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  3. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: November 11, 2011
    This week, watch the first trailer for one of 2012's dueling Snow White movies, get new looks at Steven Soderbergh's "Haywire" and Eddie Murphy's "A Thousand Words," and catch up on all of the week's movie news.
  4. Holiday Movie Preview: 23 Intriguing Films (and over 40 Others)

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    Published: November 9, 2011
    The next two months will bring over 20 major releases and 50 smaller films to theaters near you. Find out which of those films are the most promising, and get a complete guide to all of the holiday season movies inside.
  5. Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News

    Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News Image
    Published: November 7, 2011
    Catch up on the week's artist news and tour updates, find out which albums are coming out this week, and stream music and videos by Childish Gambino, The Kills, R.E.M., Oneohtrix Point Never, and more.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of November 7-13

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    Published: November 6, 2011
    This week, the latest "Call of Duty" game hits stores, and presumably some other things happen as well. (Here are a few for non-gamers: one of the year's best-reviewed movies in "Melancholia," and a new "Blue Velvet" Blu-ray with a ton of never-before-seen footage.) Get all of the week's picks inside.
  7. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: November 4, 2011
    This week, watch new trailers for "21 Jump Street," "Shame," "American Reunion," and more, and get a summary of the week's film news, including details on the next Bond film and upcoming projects involving Terrence Malick and Steve Carell.
  8. Book Review: 11/22/63 by Stephen King

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    Published: November 3, 2011
    Stephen King's latest page-turner (in stores Nov. 8) sends a time traveler back to the late 1950s and early '60s in an attempt to prevent JFK's assassination. What are book critics saying about the new novel? Find out inside.
  9. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: November 2, 2011
    Our roundup of the best iOS games released in October includes the first iOS version of "Scribblenauts," the new action-RPG "Mage Gauntlet," and Modern Warfare clone "Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation."
  10. October's Best New Music

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    Published: November 1, 2011
    Last month's best new albums include the latest from Tom Waits, Russian Circles, The Field, and more. Get the full list inside, where you can find out more about each LP, listen to a track from each one, and get links to stream the full albums at Spotify.
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