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The 10 Greatest Aspects of the ‘Star Wars’ Franchise

Everyone's favorite space opera turns 35 this week. Here are 10 reasons why we still love this adventure from long ago, in a galaxy far, far away.

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The Top 10 Overplayed Songs You Hate by Artists You Love

Individually, they've each amassed a musical legacy worthy of several daily spins. Yet according to radio, these terrific musicians are only worth one -- or on the outside chance, two -- songs each. As a result, they've become pigeonholed, and these 10 tracks have become (almost) insufferable.

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The Best Canadian Records of the Year? The Fun Agony of Voting for the Polaris Prize Long List

It’s roughly one month now before the first ballot for Canada’s Polaris Prize produces its Long List of the 40 best records of the year. As of today, here are my picks for the top ten Canadian records of the past 12 months.

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Go Goth!: Ranking the Burton/Depp Collaborations

Their combined names are synonymous with creative risk-taking within a mainstream movie dynamic. Here's how we rank the eight (and counting) collaborations between this eclectic duo.

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15 Overlooked and Underrated Albums of the 1990s

With every "Best of the '90s" retrospective comes a predictable list of entries. Here we've compiled a list of 15 albums that are often times overlooked as worthy of placing in these lists, and are too often underrated as some of the best records from the decade.

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The 10 Filmmakers Whose Work Must Be Seen on the Big Screen

These are 10 filmmaking talents whose work can only be truly appreciated on a canvas 70-feet high. They visualize their ideas in larger than life swatches, switching gears and driving their designs to the very edges of imagination.

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The Top 10 Most Notable Career Suicide Albums

Career suicide albums fall into two camps: Those that were released ahead of their time, and those that set new standards in awful. The best thing that could be said about the later category is that these albums are oftentimes just as fascinating as an artist’s best work.

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2012

The good were very good indeed. The bad? Like a flaming love letter from Satan himself.

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The 10 Best Songs by the Band

We lost a true musical treasure last week with the passing of Levon Helm of the Band. As a tribute, here are 10 of his group's best songs.

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The 10 Greatest Movies About Writers/Writing Ever

No medium can exist without them... and here are 10 examples of how important the writer and/or writing is to the overall artistic process.

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He’s Still the Boss: The 10 Best Springsteen Songs of the Last 10 Years

In the last 10 years, with and without the now-dwindling E Street Band, Springsteen has created some of his best music. No album as a whole approaches Born to Run’s cultural status, but select songs are equally memorable and musically vital.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Top 5 Arcade Games of All-Time

This week, the Moving Pixels podcast considers their personal picks for the top five arcade games of all time.

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Top 10 Culturally Significant Banjo Moments

In the shadow of Earl Scruggs’ death, it’s worth taking a look at the role the banjo has played in American popular culture.

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The 10 Greatest Man vs. Space Monster Movies Ever

ET - GO HOME! PLEASE! Here are 10 examples of where extraterrestrials have overstayed their welcome, resulting in a man vs. alien beatdown.

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The 10 Greatest Fourth Films in Longstanding Franchises

Sequels rarely capture the moviemaking magic of the original film. Here are 10 examples where the fourth title in a franchise actually makes their cinematic series proud.

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5 Reasons Why Pepe Deluxé‘s ‘Queen of the Wave’ Is a Masterpiece

Last month, PopMatters gave Pepe Deluxé's pop-opera-surf-rock concept album Queen of the Wave a perfect 10 score, just one of many plaudits the LP has amassed in a scant few weeks of releases. Sound Affects breaks down five reasons why this record is a stellar achievement destined to become a cult classic.

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Ranking the Greats: The 10 Films of Quentin Tarantino

Genius or joker? Legitimate film icon or byproduct of the video age? Whatever the case, Quentin Tarantino has made some terrific films.

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The Top 10 Madonna Album Cuts of All Time

With Madonna's 13th full-length studio album about to be released, we take a look at the ten best album-cuts that were never graced with the privilege of being officially released as a single.

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The 10 Greatest Human Hunting Films of All Time

Has a certain teen lit sensation a.k.a. The Hunger Games left you 'hungry' for more. Here's our list of ten alternate examples of the 'man as prey' premise.

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10 Memorable Moments from Last Year’s SXSW Music Conference

With the 2012 South by Southwest Music Conference currently underway, Sound Affects lets you know about ten moments you might have missed at last year's event.

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Hitchcock's 'Suspicion', 'I Confess' and 'The Wrong Man' Return in Blu-ray

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"These three films on DVD from Warner Archives showcase different facets of Alfred Hitchcock's brilliance.

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