Metacritic Features and Reports

  1. The Best Albums of 2010

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    Published: January 11, 2011
    Spoiler alert: Kanye West had the best-reviewed album of 2010. But which other releases impressed critics last year? We run down the 40 highest-scoring albums, and also examine the best releases of the year in various categories.
  2. Metacritic Users Pick the Best of 2010

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    Published: January 10, 2011
    Our users have spoken, the votes have been tallied, and we have your picks for the best of 2010 in movies, games, TV, and music. Don't expect another victory for Kanye West or The Social Network; Metacritic users had something else in mind.
  3. Six Picks for the Week of January 10-16

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    Published: January 9, 2011
    Our first 6 Picks of the new year features two movies -- one likely good, the other, not so much -- and two promising new television series. Plus, gamers finally get a chance to don that cape.
  4. The Best and Worst Movies of 2010

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    Published: January 7, 2011
    In our annual report, we reveal the best- and worst-reviewed movies of 2010 in a variety of categories.
  5. Midseason 2011 TV Preview

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    Published: January 4, 2011
    Our look ahead to the winter television season includes descriptions and trailers for dozens of new and returning shows, and a calendar of premiere dates for the next four months.
  6. DVD Release Calendar: January 2011

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    Published: December 29, 2010
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  7. The Best iPhone and iPad Games of 2010

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    Published: December 21, 2010
    Whether you are a longtime iPhone user or you just received an iPad from Santa, you're probably looking for something fun to do with your Apple device. Here are this year's best-reviewed games available in the App Store.
  8. Six Picks for the Weeks of December 20 - January 2

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    Published: December 19, 2010
    Our picks for the remaining two weeks of 2010 include a pair of critically-acclaimed movies, a third film from an acclaimed director, and "Little Fockers." Plus, get a supremely cool Christmas present from one of the year's best-reviewed bands.
  9. Film Friday: This Week's Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: December 17, 2010
    This week, we have new trailers and clips for 10 films, including Terence Malick's "Tree of Life," "Thor," and "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides." Plus, get the latest news on upcoming projects from Martin Scorsese, the Coen Brothers, Alfonso Cuaron, and more.
  10. Metacritic Users Poll: Vote for the Best of 2010!

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    Published: December 15, 2010
    Vote for the best movies, games, albums, songs, and TV shows of the year in our first annual users poll.
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    The Best Videogames of 2014
    December 22, 2014 - 5 comments
    1. Nikolord31 : @foxmulder900 Because Wii U version came out in 2013. Read »
    2. foxmulder900 : Why is Rayman Legends listed for PS4 at #10 when the Wii U version scored a 9.2? Shouldn't that make the Wii U... Read »
    3. JRath : In all honesty, it was a rather disappointing year in gaming. Many of the most anticipated titles (i.e. Destiny,... Read »
    4. tucotuti : PS.: A shame that only three NEW games (Dark Souls 2, Bayonetta 2 and Smash 4) received more than 90. Read »
    5. tucotuti : It was a very weak year for gaming, especially for XOne and PS4, so in my opinion the WiiU deserved to win GOTY.... Read »
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    Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2014!
    December 15, 2014 - 15 comments
    1. karco : Best movie:The Tale of The Princess Kaguya Best videogames: #1 Dragon age: Inquisition #2 Bayonetta 2 #3 Super... Read »
    2. Atermi : Best movie: never saw any 2014 movie Best album: never listened to any 2014 album Best song: never heard any 2014... Read »
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    Best of 2014: Film Critic Top Ten Lists
    December 6, 2014 - 13 comments
    1. DreamScreen : Seriously? Pulling the "How Green Was My Valley" card? Most cinephiles (and certainly non-cinephiles) recognize that... Read »
    2. Mike_M : Good grief.... Boyhood is a good movie ONLY in premise: "Let's shoot a kid for 12 years!" How anyone enjoyed... Read »