Metacritic Features and Reports

  1. Dual Threats: Actors Who Direct Movies

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    Published: June 27, 2011
    This week, star Tom Hanks returns to the director's chair with "Larry Crowne." We profile 20 other established actors who have made the leap to film directing, for better or worse.
  2. Six Picks for the Weeks of June 27-July 10

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    Published: June 26, 2011
    Our super-sized preview of the next two weeks in entertainment includes the return of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Torchwood," the latest "Transformers" film, and a new movie from Tom Hanks.
  3. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

    Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers Image
    Published: June 24, 2011
    This week, catch the latest trailers for "Captain America," "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," "The Muppets," "Footloose," "Conan the Barbarian," and more. Plus find out about new films from Warren Beatty and Woody Allen, as well as all of the week's casting developments, project announcements, and release date changes.
  4. 30 Games That Emerged from Development Hell

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    Published: June 23, 2011
    After 15 years in development limbo, Duke Nukem Forever finally arrived in stores last week, though game critics aren't rejoicing. We look at that and other long-delayed games that eventually managed to shed their vaporware status, with results ranging from maligned to sublime.
  5. CBS Unveils Official "It Gets Better" Video

    CBS Unveils Official
    Published: June 20, 2011
    CBS employees recently came together from New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles to make a video for the It Gets Better Project.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of June 20-26

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    Published: June 19, 2011
    This week, Pixar puts its success streak on the line, but will "Cars 2" get schooled by "Bad Teacher"? We also welcome the returns of "Louie" and "True Blood" and celebrate the release of a new Bon Iver album.
  7. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: June 17, 2011
    This week, get the first look at Brad Pitt in the baseball drama "Moneyball," and watch new trailers and clips for "Harry Potter," "Attack the Block," "Cowboys & Aliens," "The Muppets," and more. Plus, find out what directors Tom Hooper and Derek Cianfrance are up to next.
  8. Broadway Review: Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark

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    Published: June 15, 2011
    After setting Broadway records with 183 preview performances and a budget topping $70 million, the U2-scored musical based on the Spider-Man movies and comics officially opened this week. How does the final version compare to the one that critics panned in February?
  9. Six Picks for the Week of June 13-19

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    Published: June 12, 2011
    This week, two classic videogames are reborn, "Green Lantern" heads to cineplexes, and aliens invade TNT. Plus, listen to the new Junior Boys album.
  10. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: June 10, 2011
    This week, watch a preview of the next "Twilight" movie and clips from "Green Lantern" and "Cars 2." Plus, get updates on upcoming projects from Robert Zemeckis, Quentin Tarantino, and Wes Anderson.
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