Metacritic Features and Reports: 6 Picks

  1. Six Picks for the Week of October 25-31

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    Published: October 24, 2010
    Our 6 Tricks -- er, Picks -- this Halloween week include television treats like "The Walking Dead" and "Dead Set," a rally that may or may not trigger fear, a thrill-inducing Blu-ray trilogy, and two new videogames that look to be far from horrific. Where we're going, we don't need roads.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of October 18-24

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    Published: October 17, 2010
    This week, a "Wire" actor switches sides -- and continents -- for a new British crime drama, while Jon Stewart hosts a comedy benefit. There's also a new album from Kings of Leon, two potentially good new videogames, and a sequel to "Paranormal Activity."
  3. Six Picks for the Week of October 11-17

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    Published: October 10, 2010
    This week, a new book chronicles the making of everyone's favorite Star Wars film, while movies "Red" and "Jackass 3D" bring different types of action to the big screen. There's also a new Oscar contender, a live sitcom, and modern warfare from the "Medal of Honor" franchise.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of October 4-10

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    Published: October 3, 2010
    This week, the Cylons come back to Syfy, while Secretariat races onto the big screen and Zach Galifianakis goes crazy. You can also catch a Bruce Springsteen documentary, celebrate John Lennon's birthday, and welcome the return of "Castlevania" to consoles.
  5. Six Picks for the Week of September 27-October 3

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    Published: September 26, 2010
    At the rate critics are friending "The Social Network," it might just be the best movie of the year (so far). This week also brings a sequel to the game "Dead Rising," a new David Cross comedy series, and a rare good horror remake.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of September 20-26

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    Published: September 19, 2010
    Fall TV premiere week brings with it several notable new and returning shows, including "Dexter" and "Lone Star." Plus, a sequel arrives for "Wall Street" (a mere 23 years later), while Sid Meier's strategy classic "Civilization" gets a major overhaul.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of September 13-19

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    Published: September 12, 2010
    It's a busy week in the world of entertainment: Gamers have a "Halo" prequel and new PlayStation controller, while TV fans can finally get their first taste of Martin Scorsese's "Boardwalk Empire." Find out more about all six of this week's picks inside.
  8. Six Picks for the Week of September 6-12

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    Published: September 5, 2010
    Milla Jovovich and Maggie Q are killers, Chelsea Handler is an awards show host, and Joaquin Phoenix is -- well, we're still not sure. This week's batch of picks includes the VMAs, another Resident Evil movie, and the first promising new shows of the fall TV season.
  9. Six Picks for the Week of August 30 - September 5

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    Published: August 29, 2010
    This week's biggest entertainment stories include the release of the latest installment in Nintendo's "Metroid" saga, a new George Clooney drama, a solo record from Radiohead's drummer, and an odd Chinese remake of the Coen Brothers' "Blood Simple."
  10. Six Picks for the Week of August 23-29

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    Published: August 22, 2010
    This week's best bets in entertainment include a giant "Lost" DVD set with extra footage, the theatrical return of "Avatar" with extra footage, and the Primetime Emmy Awards (with no extra footage, but, presumably, a lot of commercials).
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