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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Midyear Report: The Best Games of 2010 So Far

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    Published: July 2, 2010
    With the first half of 2010 now in the books, we reveal the year's best and worst games so far, and take a look at how the various gaming platforms compare.
  4. Film Friday: The Week's Biggest Movie News and New Trailers

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    Published: July 2, 2010
    Our weekly look at upcoming movies includes new trailers for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" and David Fincher's "The Social Network," major casting news for the next "Spider-Man," and a run down of the latest developments for over a dozen films.
  5. iPhone/iPad Games Guide: What to Buy This Month

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    Published: June 30, 2010
    Looking for something to do with your iPhone or iPad? We have the details about June
  6. Ranked: The Best and Worst Movies Based on Animated TV Shows

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    Published: June 29, 2010
    In theaters this week, "The Last Airbender" is attempting to make a successful jump from TV cartoon to the big screen, something few animated shows have accomplished in the past. We look at five previous success stories, and a handful of the biggest failures.
  7. June's Best New Music

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    Published: June 29, 2010
    Among the albums on our list of the best music released this month are the debut from Sleigh Bells and the latest from The Roots. Find out what other new albums made our list.
  8. Ranked: The Best and Worst Vampire Movies of the Past 30 Years

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    Published: June 28, 2010
    While it's unlikely that this week's "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" will merit consideration on our list, here are the ten movies it would have to beat out to be considered the top vampire film since 1980. We've added five additional vampire movies from the other end of the quality spectrum, but there aren't any "Twilight" films among them ... yet.
  9. Six Picks for the Week Ahead in Entertainment

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    Published: June 28, 2010
    Preview the upcoming week
  10. Ranked: The Best and Worst Iraq/Afghanistan War Films

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    Published: June 25, 2010
    This week sees the release of the latest big screen look the Afghanistan conflict, "Restrepo." How does the new film compare to previous movies about the two wars? We rank the best and worst.
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