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<p>Wolverine, Tony Stark, and Mike and Sully are all part of this week's countdown of the 25 Most Anticipated Films of Summer 2013.</p>

Wolverine, Tony Stark, and Mike and Sully are all part of this week's countdown of the 25 Most Anticipated Films of Summer 2013.

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Summer 2013 Most Anticipated #20-16: 'Iron Man 3,' 'The Wolverine,' 'Grandmasters'

Superhero sequels, an animated comedy, and arthouse kung-fu are featured this week

When people talk about "summer movies," it's hard to pin down exactly what that means these days. Does summer belong completely to big loud noisy blockbusters? Or is there room for movies that are smaller, more emotionally intimate? Do adults check out completely from May to August? And are all blockbusters built equally?

We've decided that we want to rev up to this summer's movie season with a countdown. The entire HitFix movie staff voted, and anything being released this summer was eligible. The results surprised even us, but they also excited us because one thing was immediately clear…

This is going to be a very cool summer.

Last week, we covered "The Lone Ranger," the newly-retitled "Fruitvale Station," "World War Z," The Kings of Summer," and "Fast and Furious 6." And in the HitFix countdown, big and small films carry equal weight. We're of the opinion that no great film is ever really "small," and that part of what you trust us to do is tell you about all of your options. If it's got us interested, then we have to assume that you'll also be interested, and if you haven't heard about it already, then our job is to make sure you do.

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"Deadliest Catch"

 "Deadliest Catch"

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Listen: CulturePop No. 10 - Justin Bieber, 'Nashville,' 'Deadliest Catch'

Warning: don't let the cricket drive you crazy

Here's another CulturePop podcast for ya -- plus a cricket. But we'll get to that in a moment. Here's the rundown!

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<p>Harvey&nbsp;Weinstein soaks it up at the Cannes Film&nbsp;Festival</p>

Harvey Weinstein soaks it up at the Cannes Film Festival

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Cannes 2013: Harvey hits the Croisette again

The Hollywood mogul has found fertile positioning turf at the annual France fest

Harvey Weinstein has been using the Cannes Film Festival to position The Weinstein Company's awards hopefuls nicely the last few years. How are things shaping up for the 66th annual? First, a brief history...

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<p>Michael Cudlitz and Gerald McRaney in the &quot;Southland&quot;&nbsp;finale.</p>

Michael Cudlitz and Gerald McRaney in the "Southland" finale.

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Season finale review: 'Southland' - 'Reckoning'

If this was really the series finale, the cop drama went out the only way it should

A review of last night's "Southland" season finale coming up just as soon as you succumb to the charms of my pimp-mobile...

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<p>Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in &quot;Behind the Candelabra.&quot;</p>

Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in "Behind the Candelabra."

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US and France dominate a big-name Cannes Film Festival lineup

Un Certain Regard is kinder to female directors than the Competition

We were expecting an all-star lineup for this year's Cannes Film Festival, and that's pretty much what fest director Thierry Fremaux delivered at this morning's press conference -- though not without a few surprises along the way. Barring later additions, 19 Competition films will vie for the Palme d'Or; among them are such hotly anticipated auteur titles as Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," James Gray's "The Immigrant" (formerly known as "Lowlife"), Joel and Ethan Coen's "Inside Llewyn Davis," Steven Soderbergh's "Behind the Candelabra," Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" and Roman Polanski's "Venus in Furs."

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<p>Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix in &quot;The Immigrant.&quot;</p>

Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix in "The Immigrant."

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Cannes lineup includes Payne, Soderbergh, Polanski, Coens, Refn... and James Franco

19 films are vying for the Palme d'Or

Right, the waiting is over. Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux has announced a name-heavy Official Selection for this year's fest. Among the 19 Competition films vying for the Palme d'Or are Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," James Gray's "The Immigrant," Joel and Ethan Coen's "Inside Llewyn Davis," Steven Soderbergh's "Behind the Candelabra," Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" and Roman Polanski's "Venus in Furs." The indefatigable James Franco, meanwhile, shows up in Un Certain Regard. More detailed commentary here, while you can check out the full lineup after the jump. 

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<p>Andrea participates in the Immunity challenge on Wednesday's &quot;Survivor&quot;</p>

Andrea participates in the Immunity challenge on Wednesday's "Survivor"

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Recap: 'Survivor: Caramoan' - 'Zipping Over the Cuckoo’s Nest'

More Tribal Council excitement? Yes, indeed!
Pre-credit sequence. Enil Edam returns from last week's bananas Tribal Council. Phillip calls a Stealth R Us team meeting, leaving Reynold, Eddie and Malcolm alone. Poor Malcolm. He has a nickname and everything, but he's no longer invited to the SRU parties. "It was the right call. I don't feel too bad about it," Malcolm says of his play for Reynold's Idol. "We have nothing to be afraid of," says Eddie, knowing that the Alphas are at the bottom. As the Big Seven agree that everything will be OK as long as they keep the Alphas from finding an Immunity Idol, the Alphas are agreed that they have to go out the next morning to find an Immunity Idol. "I'd rather be my own man than be a puppet for Phillip," says Eddie, who has been drafting off of Reynold all season. Everybody else does a S-R-Us cheer. It's lame. 
 
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<p>Olga Kurylenko seems to be enjoying the new challenges she's facing as an actress in her recent collaborations, including the new film 'Oblivion'</p>

Olga Kurylenko seems to be enjoying the new challenges she's facing as an actress in her recent collaborations, including the new film 'Oblivion'

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Olga Kurylenko talks about her next-level work with Terrence Malick and Tom Cruise

The 'Oblivion' star talks about the great recent performances she's given

It must be an exceptionally easy casting decision to hire Olga Kurylenko to play an object of desire.

Which is not to say she is an object in any way, of course. In fact, Kurylenko seems to be constantly pushing me as a critic to redefine how I view her as an actor. Seeing her in "Quantum Of Solace" or "Hitman," she certainly seems like a lovely woman, but those roles don't challenge her, and they don't demonstrate any range at all. The first time I really paid attention to the choices she was making was in Neil Marshall's "Centurion," where she played the mute assassin Etain. It was a damn-near feral performance, and all of a sudden, it was clear that she's much more than just a stunning face.

The one-two punch of "To The Wonder" and "Oblivion" should start to make that abundantly clear to the observant. I was not in love with "To The Wonder," but a lot of what Kurylenko does in it is impressive and emotionally honest and even more impressive because it is largely non-verbal.

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<p>Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings in &quot;The Americans.&quot;</p>

Keri Russell as Elizabeth Jennings in "The Americans."

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Review: 'The Americans' - 'Covert War'

Elizabeth seeks revenge and Stan is confronted by his wife

A review of tonight's "The Americans" coming up just as soon as I make insurance...

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<p>Jane Levy as Tessa in the &quot;Suburgatory&quot;&nbsp;finale.</p>

Jane Levy as Tessa in the "Suburgatory" finale.

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Season finale review: 'Suburgatory' - 'Apocalypse Meow/Stray Dog'

Tessa reacts poorly to news of Dallas and George's plan to move in together

A review of the two-part "Suburgatory" season finale coming up just as soon as my troubles melt away like so much provolone...

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<p>Wait, which one is Agent J and which one is Agent K? And since when is Rip Torn so hot?</p>

Wait, which one is Agent J and which one is Agent K? And since when is Rip Torn so hot?

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'R.I.P.D' trailer plays up the buddy chemistry between Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds

A new riff on the 'Ghostbusters' formula looks promising

It's amazing that we are almost 30 years out from the release of "Ghostbusters," and we're still feeling the ripples from its detonation in the heart of mainstream culture even now.

Frankly, I'm amazed that we haven't seen more films cut from that same basic template. They are expensive, sure, and they're not easy to get right, but it's such a tempting formula. I honestly thought "Men In Black" had crapped out, but the third film wrung some surprising joys out of it. Even so, it seems like that particular franchise is so expensive at this point that Sony can't really afford to do more of them.

Enter "R.I.P.D.", ready and willing to take its place, and based on this first trailer, it seems like a very confident, slick riff on the basic ideas. Ryan Reynolds is the SWAT officer who is killed in the line of duty and immediately recruited into the Rest In Peace Department, the law enforcement of the afterlife, made up of the greatest dead lawmen from throughout history, all working to keep unruly spirits in line.

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<p>P!nk</p>

P!nk

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P!nk captures her fourth Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 with 'Just Give Me A Reason'

Who else makes big moves in the top 10?

P!nk lands her fourth song at No. 1 as she and fun.’s Nate Ruess take “Just Give Me A Reason” to the top of the Billboard Hot 100.

The track has catapulted up the chart, notching big gains each week since its debut xx weeks ago. It’s P!nk’s first chart topper since “Raise Your Glass” in December 2010.

“Reason” replaces Bruno Mars’ “When I Was Your Man” out of the pole position after just one week. The track drops to No. 3.

Looking at the rest of the top 5, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s former chart topper, “Thrift Shop” is No. 2; Rihanna’s “Stay” featuring Mikky Ekko, does just that at No. 4 and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis can also claim the No. 5 spot with “Can’t Hold Us, featuring Ray Dalton, according to Billboard.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis aren’t the only act with two songs in the top 10: Justin Timberlake’s “Suit & Tie,” with Jay-Z,  falls one to No. 6, and is followed by Timberlake’s “Mirrors,” which shines its way up five spots to No. 7.

Pitbull’s “Feel This Moment,” featuring Christina Aguilera, rises 10-8, Drake’s “Started From The Bottom” stays at No. 9 and Demi Lovato’s “Heart Attack” pumps its way 15-10.

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