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  1. September's Best New Music

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    Published: September 30, 2011
    We reveal the best-reviewed albums from the past month, a list that includes debuts from Wild Flag and Das Racist as well as another in a long line of great LPs by Mastodon and Wilco. Plus, listen to tracks from each album.
  2. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

    Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers Image
    Published: September 30, 2011
    This week, watch new trailers for "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," "Paranormal Activity 3," and more, and get a wrap-up of the week's film news, including details on new projects for Tom Cruise and "Moneyball" director Bennett Miller.
  3. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

    iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month Image
    Published: September 29, 2011
    Our roundup of the best iOS games released in September includes critical favorite "Where's My Water," Adult Swim's "Monsters Ate My Condo," the new strategy word game "Quarrel Deluxe," and more.
  4. DVD Release Calendar: October 2011

    DVD Release Calendar: October 2011 Image
    Published: September 28, 2011
    Get a full listing of every movie and TV show coming to DVD and Blu-ray in the next month. October's top releases include a pair of summer superhero films, the surprise hit "Fast Five," and the polarizing "Tree of Life," as well as the debut season of "The Walking Dead."
  5. Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News

    Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News Image
    Published: September 26, 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 Ryan Adams, Bjork, tUnE-yArDs, DJ Shadow, Girls, Mastodon, and more.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of September 26-October 2

    Six Picks for the Week of September 26-October 2 Image
    Published: September 25, 2011
    This week, Steven Spielberg brings dinosaurs to the small screen, while Claire Danes battles terrorists in one of fall's most promising new shows. There's also a new Wilco album that critics are raving about, while Nirvana's classic "Nevermind" gets a major reissue.
  7. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

    Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers Image
    Published: September 23, 2011
    This week, we get our first glimpse of Clint Eastwood's "J. Edgar" and the first full trailer for "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." Catch up with all of the week's new trailers and film news inside.
  8. Fall Film Festival Roundup: Reviews from Venice, Telluride, and TIFF

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    Published: September 20, 2011
    With the 2011 installments of the three major fall film festivals now complete, we sample the reaction from professional critics and film bloggers to the movies generating the most buzz at the three festivals, including new works by Alexander Payne, Whit Stillman, Roman Polanski, David Cronenberg, Steve McQueen, and Madonna.
  9. Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News

    Music Monday: New Releases, Tours, and Music News Image
    Published: September 19, 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 Wilco, Cut Copy, Arctic Monkeys, Neon Indian, and more.
  10. 2011 Emmy Awards: Winners, Reactions, and Reviews

    2011 Emmy Awards: Winners, Reactions, and Reviews Image
    Published: September 19, 2011
    The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards are in the books. Get a list and analysis of last night's winners, and find out how critics are reacting to the broadcast hosted by Jane Lynch.
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