Metacritic Features and Reports

  1. Rewind: Music from 10, 20, and 30 Years Ago This Month

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    Published: July 21, 2010
    We look back at key albums released in July 2000, 1990, and 1980, including classic releases from Joy Division, AC/DC, and more.
  2. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: July 18, 2010
    What's big this week in the world of entertainment? Our six picks include the biggest Comic-Con event yet, Angelina Jolie's latest action film, and the season premiere of Mad Men.
  3. Ranked: The Best Women Film Directors (and Their Films)

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    Published: July 17, 2010
    Even in a year where the directing Oscar went to a woman for the first time, female filmmakers still don't receive the recognition that their male counterparts do. We look at the top women directors and their films, including the two best-reviewed live-action films of the summer.
  4. Leonardo DiCaprio: All Films Considered

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    Published: July 14, 2010
    The star of this week's "Inception" might be adding another blockbuster to his filmography this week, but will he also be adding another critical hit? We look back at DiCaprio's best and worst films, to see where "Inception" might fit in.
  5. Nicolas Cage: All Films Considered

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    Published: July 12, 2010
    The inimitable star of this week's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" has been one of Hollywood's most prolific actors over the past three decades, for better and worse. We look in detail at 15 of Cage's movies, including the highs and lows.
  6. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: July 11, 2010
    While the week ahead might be dominated by Christopher Nolan's "Inception," our selections for the best of the next seven days also include a new album from M.I.A. and one of the year's top music festivals for indie rock fans.
  7. Fall TV First Look: Pilot Reviews

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    Published: July 9, 2010
    Get an early read on a dozen of fall's most-anticipated new comedies and dramas by surveying critics' initial reactions to the pilot episodes, and watch trailers for each show.
  8. The 2010 Emmy Nominations: Who's In, Who's Out?

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    Published: July 8, 2010
    "Glee" fans can rejoice; Fox's first-year show led all regular series with 19 nominations, while HBO's miniseries "The Pacific" was nominated 24 times. We analyze all of this year's major Emmy nominations.
  9. Midyear Report: The Best Music of 2010 So Far

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    Published: July 6, 2010
    Now that we are at the halfway point of 2010, we reveal the 40 best-reviewed albums of the past six months -- a list that's topped by a futuristic debut.
  10. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: July 5, 2010
    Our picks for the best of the upcoming week in entertainment include a new album from OutKast's Big Boi and Adult Swim's new live-action medical satire from Rob Corddry.
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