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The Month In Pop Entertainment: January 2014

Ring in the New Year with new music, TV series, and a surprising amount of horror movies.

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Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.

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27 Dresses

Sweet and nurturing and passive-aggressive, Jane (Katherine Heigl) is yet another movie girl in need of rescue.

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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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Knocked Up

Taken as a straightforward comedy, Knocked Up is extremely satisfying. Taken as a more serious meditation on adulthood and priorities, though . . .

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Knocked Up (2007)

While the Pete and Ben romance is based in their similarities, their most moving discovery is their unconditional devotion to the differences embodied by girls.

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Monkey Business (Part 2: June)

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.

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Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006

You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.

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Greys Anatomy

Grey's Anatomy is a well cast and beautifully shot soap opera, with characters we can love and hate and a soundtrack of frequently marvelous music.

Roger Holland
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The Ringer (2005)

The self-abusing, screwy-faced, funky-bodied manchild Johnny Knoxville hardly needs to be looking for more offensive material to whomp upon his fan base.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Grey's Anatomy

Confession and communication aren't the norm at Seattle Grace. Instead, the hospital crew all harbor secrets.

Samantha Bornemann
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Grey's Anatomy

Melodramatic? Sure, but in a rousing, manipulating, on-with-the-show kind of way.

Samantha Bornemann
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MTV's Wuthering Heights

You can almost hear the producers' pitch: 'It's Heathcliff and Catherine via Justin and Britney -- tragic love, but without all those heavy wool broadcloths.'

Chris Elliot
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