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EW Picks: Today's best in pop culture

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Movies DVD: State of Play

In this A-List remake of the sizzling 2003 BBC miniseries, a hard-nosed journalist (Russell Crowe) gets tangled up in a political scandal that involves his old friend, a congressman (Ben Affleck) with plenty of secrets to hide. Read our review

TV Rescue Me season finale (FX, 10 p.m. EDT)

In the season 5 finale, the plan that Janet (Andrea Roth) and Shelia (Callie Thorne) are cooking up goes haywire, while Teddy (Lenny Clarke) suffers a huge personal loss. That’s all we know. So what happens with the show’s star, Tommy (Denis Leary)? Guess we’ll all just have to tune in. Read our review

Music “Run This Town” video, Jay-Z

Jay-Z, Rihanna, and Kanye West teamed up to create a visually striking clip for Jigga’s latest single. Consider this town thoroughly run by the mighty trio. Read about this song

Books The Death of Bunny Munro, Nick Cave

Nick Cave’s supremely bleak follow-up novel details the final days of a troubled door-to-door salesman. Cave’s dark sense of humor and take on life will keep fans satisfied, if slightly disturbed.

Tech Game: Guitar Hero 5

With improved pick-up-and-play features and 80 new tracks, the newest GH holds its own against its ancestors. Though, when The Beatles: Rock Band comes out next week, something tells us the spotlight is going to shift….

Click here for more of this week’s picks, or check out an overview of more TV, movies, music and more debuting this week.