Metacritic Features and Reports

  1. Best of July 2014: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

    Best of July 2014: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV Image
    Published: July 31, 2014
    Our quick guide to the best entertainment of the past month features the highest-scoring video games, TV shows, albums, and films released during July.
  2. 10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for July 2014

    10 Best iPhone/iPad Games for July 2014 Image
    Published: July 31, 2014
    Check out the 10 best iOS gaming apps released over the past month, including the first iOS versions of Monster Hunter Freedom Unite and World of Tanks, platformer Traps n' Gemstones, and more.
  3. DVD Release Calendar: August 2014

    DVD Release Calendar: August 2014 Image
    Published: July 30, 2014
    Find a complete schedule of TV and movie titles heading to Blu-ray and DVD throughout the month of August, including The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Divergent, a pair of Emmy-nominated TV movies, Jodorowsky's first film in 23 years, and more.
  4. Movie Preview: 10 Films to See in August

    Movie Preview: 10 Films to See in August Image
    Published: July 29, 2014
    Our editors select 10 interesting films headed to theaters next month, ranging from potential blockbusters like Guardians of the Galaxy to artier fare like French drama Abuse of Weakness and Sundance hit Love Is Strange.
  5. Orange Is the New Black: Reviews for the Complete 2nd Season

    Orange Is the New Black: Reviews for the Complete 2nd Season Image
    Published: July 23, 2014
    Netflix's Emmy-nominated Orange Is the New Black has quickly become a critical favorite. Now that they've had a chance to watch all 13 episodes, here's what reviewers are saying about the dramedy's recently released season 2.
  6. Best TV Shows of the 2013-14 Season

    Best TV Shows of the 2013-14 Season Image
    Published: July 22, 2014
    Our look back at the 2013-14 television season includes all of the year's award winners as well as the season's highest-scoring programs.
  7. Predict the 2014 Emmy Award Winners

    Predict the 2014 Emmy Award Winners Image
    Published: July 15, 2014
    Can you do better than the so-called experts? Make your predictions now in our 5th annual Emmy poll.
  8. Summer/Fall TV Premiere Calendar

    Summer/Fall TV Premiere Calendar Image
    Published: May 6, 2014
    Find a calendar of premiere dates for all upcoming new and returning television shows, plus TV movies and specials.
  9. 2013-14 TV Season Scorecard

    2013-14 TV Season Scorecard Image
    Published: August 8, 2013
    All season long, find up-to-date renewal and cancellation status information on every broadcast and cable series. You can also find premiere dates and Metascores for shows by network.
  10. Music Monday (7/28): This Week's New Albums + Videos

    Music Monday (7/28): This Week's New Albums + Videos Image
    Published: July 28, 2014
    Our guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming albums and tracks from Spoon, Jessie Ware, Azealia Banks, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like The Gaslight Anthem, Lily Allen, and Karen O.
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    DVD Release Calendar: August 2014
    July 30, 2014 - 1 comment
    1. LamontRaymond : Divergent is one of those movies that the critics whiffed on. Really good and solid movie that buries other YA... Read »
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    Music Monday (7/28): This Week's New Albums + Videos
    July 28, 2014 - 1 comment
    1. Duke_Challenger : It's spelled 'Bloc Party'; not 'Block Party'. GET IT RIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Read »
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    Film Friday (7/25): This Week's New Movies & Trailers
    July 25, 2014 - 1 comment
    1. LamontRaymond : Hot Tub Time Machine 2 looks about 1000 times as good as 50 Shades of Grey. Good for the greenlighters at Paramount... Read »
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    Orange Is the New Black: Reviews for the Complete 2nd Season
    July 23, 2014 - 2 comments
    1. Will : You forgot Todd VanDerWerff's review on The A.V. Club, which was based on all twelve episodes:... Read »
    2. GRubi : Michael Nadeau of Boston.com is correct that OISTNB deserves to be mentioned along with Mad Men and Game of Thrones,... Read »
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    Best TV Shows of the 2013-14 Season
    July 22, 2014 - 3 comments
    1. lololee13 : Sherlock was amazing, Fargo was great, Cosmos was great, Burton and Taylor, Broadchurch, last tango in helix? (PBS)... Read »
    2. imthenoob : Hannibal is another show that despite critical acclaim has yet to get a good fan base, Despite those that are... Read »
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    What to Watch Now: Best New Streaming Movies & TV at Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, and Hulu
    July 16, 2014 - 2 comments
    1. MyraHatcher : This is a great selection of movies. I look forward to watch Alan Partridge. For those who live outside USA like me,... Read »
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    The Best Albums of 2014 So Far
    July 3, 2014 - 8 comments
    1. vicyamusicgreat : Owen Pallett's In Conflict is easily the best release of the year, for me. It may not have the emotional heft of... Read »
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    2013-14 TV Season Scorecard
    August 8, 2013 - 4 comments
    1. hollyrogers : I agree @silasbodnick and think that way too many programs are cut too soon. And I still miss shows that were... Read »