Metacritic Features and Reports: 6 Picks

  1. Six Picks for the Week of January 17-23

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    Published: January 16, 2011
    This week, television returns to both ancient Rome and Pawnee, Indiana, while cinema's best and brightest head to Utah.
  2. Six Picks for the Week of January 10-16

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    Published: January 9, 2011
    Our first 6 Picks of the new year features two movies -- one likely good, the other, not so much -- and two promising new television series. Plus, gamers finally get a chance to don that cape.
  3. Six Picks for the Weeks of December 20 - January 2

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    Published: December 19, 2010
    Our picks for the remaining two weeks of 2010 include a pair of critically-acclaimed movies, a third film from an acclaimed director, and "Little Fockers." Plus, get a supremely cool Christmas present from one of the year's best-reviewed bands.
  4. Six Picks for the Week of December 13-19

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    Published: December 12, 2010
    This week brings "Tron Legacy" to theaters -- as well as a possible Oscar contender starring Nicole Kidman -- and the first posthumous album from Michael Jackson.
  5. Six Picks for the Week of December 6-12

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    Published: December 5, 2010
    This week's selections include Daft Punk's "Tron" soundtrack, an animated episode of NBC's "Community," a possible Oscar contender in "The Fighter," and the latest "World of Warcraft" expansion.
  6. Six Picks for the Week of November 29-December 5

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    Published: November 28, 2010
    This week's picks include a "Twin Peaks" reunion (of sorts), a Tim and Eric holiday special, a new Disney-themed game for the Wii, and a twisted psychological thriller from director Darren Aronofsky.
  7. Six Picks for the Week of November 22-28

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    Published: November 21, 2010
    What do we have to be thankful for this week? How about a stellar new album from Kanye West, a thrilling Michael Jackson music video compilation, and -- yes, it's true -- the release of "Gran Turismo 5."
  8. Six Picks for the Week of November 15-21

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    Published: November 14, 2010
    This week's picks include a memoir from one of rap's biggest stars, two potentially great new videogames, and the longest version of "Avatar" yet. Oh, and there's some kid named Harry.
  9. Six Picks for the Week of November 8-14

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    Published: November 7, 2010
    The upcoming week sees the return of Conan O'Brien to late night, a sweet soul album from Cee-Lo Green, the latest shooter in the Call of Duty franchise, and a new documentary about Industrial Light & Magic. Get all of this week's picks inside.
  10. Six Picks for the Week of November 1-7

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    Published: October 31, 2010
    This week's picks revolve around movement (or a lack thereof), whether it is gamers ditching their controllers and dancing in front of their Xbox 360s, Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis taking an unlikely road trip, a comedian moving from late night to primetime and back, or a desperate hiker who cannot move at all. As the star of this week's DVD pick might say, "No flipping."
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