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Thursdays This Fall: An Early TV Preview

FOX’s American Idol, the current highest rated show on TV, will still hold a Thursday night spot when it returns in January, but the season starts off with the less-popular X Factor.

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OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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Celulloid Culpability - Top 10 Film Guilty Pleasures of 2008

Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.

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Square Pegs: The Complete Series

There's certainly more going on here than an '80s time capsule, never mind the big hair and the theme song by The Waitresses.

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Sex and the City: The Movie

There’s more than a hint of disinterment about this movie, as if everyone involved were reinhabiting old skins and discarded personalities, and unable to shake the lassitude of the grave.

Lesley Smith
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HBO: The Movie

Michael Patrick King takes about two or three season finales' worth of tears and OMG jawdroppers and whacks them together into a big, sloppy, gooey sundae of a film that is, for better or for worse, just like the show … only longer.

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Sex and the City: The Movie

It's two or three season finales' worth of tears and OMG jawdroppers whacked together into a big, sloppy, gooey sundae of a film that is, for better or for worse, just like the show -- only longer.

Chris Barsanti
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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008

In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.

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Smart People

Smart People is determined to showcase familial quirk in multiple dimensions.

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The Steve Martin Triple Feature Collection

Steve Martin: From wild and crazy guy, to merely a mild mannered man.

Dan MacIntosh
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Strangers with Candy (2006)

Jerri Blank repeatedly acts like a feral white trash child, a sort of spiteful id.

Daynah Burnett
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The Family Stone (2005)

In trying to balance the competing forces of farce and pathos, the film is at times funny and moving, though there are so many characters and subplots that some get lost in the shuffle.

Marisa Carroll
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The Family Stone (2005)

The self-congratulating, liberal-leaning Stones are addled when good boy Everett (Dermot Mulroney) brings home the very bad fiancée.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Footloose: Special Collector's Edition (1984)

The dancing might be dated, but the film is not.

Nikki Tranter
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Sex and the City

You never see the sex on TBS, whereas HBO promised at least one very racy, very explicit (simulated) sex scene per episode.

Laura Nathan
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Sex and the City

Carrie's romantic life, particularly, had come to resemble the dating equivalent of the Boston Red Sox.

James Oliphant
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Sex and the City

We discover new aspects about sex and female pleasure in nearly every episode of Sex and the City.

Jennifer Bendery and Alison Wong
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