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  1. Summer Movie Preview: 30 Most-Anticipated Films

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    Published: April 26, 2011
    Get details and trailers for the 30 biggest films coming out over the next four months. While you're at it, read about the other 80+ movies heading to theaters this summer in our super-sized preview.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of April 25-May 1

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    Published: April 24, 2011
    Steve Carell says his goodbyes on NBC's "The Office," while Explosions in the Sky return with a new album and two new action films arrive in theaters. Find out what else is on tap for the week ahead inside our latest 6 Picks.
  3. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: April 22, 2011
    This week, catch the latest trailers for summer comedies "30 Minutes or Less," "Submarine," and "The Change-Up," and read news about "The Dark Knight Rises," "The Hunger Games," and other films in production.
  4. Are Original Movies Really Better than Derivative Works?

    Are Original Movies Really Better than Derivative Works? Image
    Published: April 21, 2011
    Hollywood can't stop making sequels, remakes, and adaptations, but is that really such a bad thing? We analyze five years of data to find out.
  5. Six Picks for the Week of April 18-24

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    Published: April 17, 2011
    This week's best bets include one of the most anticipated videogames of the year and the return of an acclaimed HBO drama.
  6. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

    Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers Image
    Published: April 15, 2011
    Take a second look at this summer's "Cowboys and Aliens," watch brand-new trailers for "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and Will Ferrell's telenovela spoof, get updates on "Man of Steel" and a remake of "They Live," and find out what films will be screening at Cannes.
  7. TV Cancellation Watch: Which Shows Are on the Bubble?

    TV Cancellation Watch: Which Shows Are on the Bubble? Image
    Published: April 13, 2011
    With the official network schedule announcements a month away, we survey industry experts to find out the latest renewal and cancellation odds for every primetime show.
  8. The Comeback: Artists With Decade-Long Gaps Between Albums

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    Published: April 12, 2011
    In the next few weeks, both The Feelies and The Cars will release albums for the first time in over 20 years. We survey over 50 recent comeback albums to see if it is ever possible to succeed after such a long time away from the studio.
  9. Six Picks for the Week of April 11-17

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    Published: April 10, 2011
    Can HBO's "Game of Thrones" live up to the popular fantasy books on which it is based? Can "Scream 4" revive the magic of the 1996 classic? Is the new Foo Fighters album as good as the early buzz suggests? Find out more about these and other timely issues in this week's 6 Picks.
  10. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: April 8, 2011
    This week, watch a four-minute clip from "Green Lantern," view brand-new trailers for Lars von Trier's "Melancholia" and Roland Emmerich's "Anonymous," and catch up on all the week's film news, including the latest details on "The Hunger Games" and M. Night Shyamalan's next project.
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