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Top 5 albums of 2014

This past year has been a tumultuous one for the music industry, from U2's triumphant return (and just-as-triumphant assault into the iTunes libraries of all Apple product users) to Iggy Azalea's explosive rise to fame. Many artists churned out praise-worthy albums this year; so many, in fact, that putting together …

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  1. Review: 'Annie' makeover is adorably different (w/video)

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    The first face on screen is the Annie to whom we're accustomed: carrot-haired, freckled and white. "Annie A.," to classmates ignoring her corny show and tell. Might be an orphan but not for long with that chipperness.

    Wealthy candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) figures Annie (Quvenzhané Wallis) can help his campaign.
  2. Review: J. Cole's '2014 Forest Hills Drive' ambitious, autobiographical

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    Ambitious attempt No. 2 in the 2014 rap game goes to 2014 Forest Hills Drive. Risking the chance of pushing out an enormous flop, rapper J. Cole has released his new album without any singles or featured artists. Plus, he only announced the release date about a month in advance. The only sneak peek the world …

  3. Top five best and worst movies of 2014

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    As the end of the year approaches, it's time to reflect on the year in movies. Here are our top five best and worst of 2014.

    Best

    5 Fury

    Brad Pitt as Wardaddy in Fury.
  4. The Golden Globes: Who will win and who should win

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    The Golden Globe nominations were announced last week, officially beginning the road to the 87th Academy Awards on Feb. 22. In anticipation of the most prestigious movie awards ceremony, it's time to predict the winners (yes, we know, it's early). We're focusing on who we think will win an Oscar, who should win an Oscar …

    Patricia Arquette, pictured with Ellar Coltrane in a scene from Boyhood, has been nominated for a best supporting actress Golden Globe for her role in the film. The 72nd annual Golden Globe awards will air on NBC on Jan. 11.
  5. Review: 'Eaten Alive' is a big disappointment

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    A monstrous, scaly serpent looming nearby hisses its forked tongue and lethargically slithers forward. Beady black eyes locked in on its target, the giant opens its mouth wide and wraps it around its victim's head. It painstakingly inches its body over the man, slowly opening its throat to fit the large meal. The man's …

    Wildlife naturalist Paul Rosolie claimed he’d be a self-sacrificed anaconda snack for a Discovery Channel show. He ended up calling in his rescue team.
  6. Top 5 albums of 2014

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    This past year has been a tumultuous one for the music industry, from U2's triumphant return (and just-as-triumphant assault into the iTunes libraries of all Apple product users) to Iggy Azalea's explosive rise to fame. Many artists churned out praise-worthy albums this year; so many, in fact, that putting together this …

  7. FEATS OF OUR STARS: 2014 celebrity successes

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    1 Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding in Florence, Italy, was an event to be remembered, especially the week the Kardashians ran wild in Europe and Kanye's 45-minute reception toast on the power of Kimye.

  8. Review: 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' is still worth a watch

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    With another week to go before the next wave of major movie releases, I decided to spin the clock back a few years to 2012 and take a look at Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower. This movie presents a beautiful portrait of adolescents through the eyes of damaged outsiders. With exceptional …

    Logan Lerman and Emma Watson star in 2012’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower. It’s a classic, now, and likely for future generations.
  9. Jingle Ball concert returns for fifth year with big name artists

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    Get ready to wiggle, wiggle, wiggle.

    Local radio station 93.3-FLZ is bringing the fifth installment of the popular Jingle Ball concert series, with Jason Derulo, Pharrell, Charli XCX, Demi Lovato, DJ Calvin Harris, Fall Out Boy (added Monday) and other artists to the Amalie Arena in Tampa on Dec. 22. It will be …

    Pharrell Williams will bring his Happy self to the Amalie Arena in Tampa on Dec. 22 for the fifth installment of Jingle Ball.
  10. What's new on Netflix for winter break binge watching

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    As the perfect holiday present for avid TV and movie fans, Netflix has delivered a lineup of new material to replace 76 tired movies and shows.

    Ho, ho, ho: Will Ferrell is Ron Burgundy and Christina Applegate is Veronica Corningstone in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.