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  1. Second Opinions: TV Critics Re-Evaluate the Summer Shows

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    Published: September 17, 2014
    With the summer TV season winding down, it's time to re-evaluate the summer shows. Find out why critics now love shows like FX's You're the Worst and The Bridge, read what they thought of BoJack Horseman, The Leftovers and Halt and Catch Fire, and see if The Strain and Masters of Sex are heading downhill.
  2. 2014 Fall Film Festival Recap: The Verdict on Films Screening at TIFF, Telluride, and Venice

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    Published: September 15, 2014
    Get the critical consensus on the 30 most notable films screening on the festival circuit this fall, including strong showcases for Bill Murray, Michael Keaton, and Reese Witherspoon, two more failures for Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart's directorial debut, new works by Noah Baumbach, Chris Rock, and Alejandro González Iñárritu, and much more.
  3. Fall TV Preview: A Guide to New & Returning Broadcast Shows

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    Published: September 11, 2014
    Our fall TV preview concludes with a comprehensive guide to the new and returning shows airing this fall on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, and the CW. Find out which shows are worth watching, and which to avoid.
  4. Fall TV Preview: Notable Cable & Streaming Shows

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    Published: September 4, 2014
    We preview the most notable new and returning shows headed to cable networks and streaming services this fall, including new seasons of The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, and Sons of Anarchy and newcomers such as Transparent, The Affair, Star Wars Rebels, and Ascension.
  5. Fall Preview: 30 Notable Upcoming Video Games

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    Published: August 28, 2014
    Our fall video game preview has release dates, trailers, and details for over 30 notable upcoming games, including Destiny, a pair of Assassin's Creed releases, Sunset Overdrive, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and much more.
  6. Fall Music Preview: 90 Notable Upcoming Albums

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    Published: August 21, 2014
    Find release dates, streaming audio, and details for all of the noteworthy albums due out between September and the end of the year, including new releases from Aphex Twin, Foo Fighters, U2, Run the Jewels, Alt-J, Jessie Ware, Flying Lotus, Charli XCX, and Weezer, plus notable reissues and much more.
  7. Fall TV Preview: Night-by-Night Schedule

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    Published: August 12, 2014
    Browse our night-by-night schedule for the fall television season.
  8. Fall TV Premiere Calendar

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    Published: August 7, 2014
    Find a calendar of premiere dates for all upcoming new and returning television shows, plus TV movies and specials.
  9. 2014-15 TV Season Scorecard

    2014-15 TV Season Scorecard Image
    Published: August 6, 2014
    Find up-to-date renewal and cancellation status information on every broadcast and cable series airing during the 2014-15 TV season. You can also find premiere dates and Metascores for each show.
  10. Music Monday (9/15): This Week's New Albums + Videos

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    Published: September 15, 2014
    Our guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming tracks and albums from Tweedy, Leonard Cohen, Perfume Genius, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Jack White, Jessie Ware, and Death From Above 1979.
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    Second Opinions: TV Critics Re-Evaluate the Summer Shows
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    Music Monday (9/15): This Week's New Albums + Videos
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    2014 Fall Film Festival Recap: The Verdict on Films Screening at TIFF, Telluride, and Venice
    September 15, 2014 - 2 comments
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    Destiny: Early Impressions From Critics
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    What to Watch Now: Best New Streaming Movies & TV at Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, and Hulu
    August 20, 2014 - 3 comments
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    The Best and Worst Movies of 2013
    January 6, 2014 - 6 comments
    1. ilveirinso : happy to see "Pines" in the top 25 :) Read »