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The 20 Best Album Re-Issues of 2009

Step back 10 years when we presented our 20 best re-issues of 2009, highlighted by the long overdue remastering of the Beatles oeuvre, a number of '80s and '90s classics, and one of the most storied catalogues in electronic music.

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Soul Men

While it's surely moving to see the closing credits tribute to the much-missed Bernie Mac, the route to that end is slow going.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.

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Christmas Time In South Park

This little collection, a compilation of seven Christmas episodes from the years 1997-2004, is a pretty great one-disc example of both the deeply disgusting depths and the insightful heights South Park manages to reach.

Stuart Henderson
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Hustle & Flow (2005)

Craig Brewer considers his protagonist something new, that is, the same kind of cat he's seen repeatedly in his hometown of Memphis, but not seen in movies.

Cynthia Fuchs
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South Park

Parker and Stone are like observational stand-up comics, without all the wry self-referencing and glib performance shtick.

Bill Gibron
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Fastlane

The shots are close (is that her hand in his pants?), the cutting is speedy, the soundtrack is kicking: just above the din of the engine, the Vines wail.

Cynthia Fuchs
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