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'Exodus: Gods and Kings' conquers the box office

'Exodus: Gods and Kings' conquers the box office

December 14th, 2014 6:08 pm by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

LOS ANGELES — After three weeks of box office dominance, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1" ceded its reign to "Exodus: Gods and Kings."

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Vigil camp, ceremony scheduled at Netherland Inn to mark battle's anniversary

Vigil camp, ceremony scheduled at Netherland Inn to mark battle's anniversary

December 12th, 2014 9:38 am by Staff Report

The Netherland Inn and Boatyard Complex is holding a special event as part of its annual 1818 Christmas at the Inn, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Kingsport — regarded as a turning point of the Civil War.

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'Top Five' funny yet raunchy

'Top Five' funny yet raunchy

December 12th, 2014 9:10 am by By Barbara Vancheri, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (TNS)

He wrote, directed and stars in "Top Five" as Andre Allen, a comedian who made a trio of hit movies as Hammy the Bear (complete with costume) but has switched gears for a serious movie, "Uprize!" about a Haitian slave revolt.

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'The Hobbit' bows out with a slow-footed bang

'The Hobbit' bows out with a slow-footed bang

December 11th, 2014 3:38 pm by By Roger Moore, Tribune News Service (TNS)

Peter Jackson's "Just Give the People What They Want," aka "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," sends this not-really-a-trilogy off in style.

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'Birdman' tops Golden Globes with 7 nominations

'Birdman' tops Golden Globes with 7 nominations

December 11th, 2014 11:18 am by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

"Birdman" squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category.

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CBS sets Letterman's last show for May 20

CBS sets Letterman's last show for May 20

December 10th, 2014 10:12 pm by Associated Press

If Letterman makes all of his scheduled broadcasts until then, CBS said he will have hosted 6,028 versions of the "Late Show" and its NBC predecessor, "Late Night." Letterman moved to CBS in 1993.

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Movie review: 'Exodus' plagued by casting, script issues

Movie review: 'Exodus' plagued by casting, script issues

December 10th, 2014 12:00 am by JAKE COYLE, Associated Press

To what do we owe the second coming of the biblical epic? A genre that was once as moldy as stale communion wafers has been reborn this year, first with Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" and now with Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods & Kings."

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Review: 'Inherent Vice' goes by in a pleasant haze

Review: 'Inherent Vice' goes by in a pleasant haze

December 9th, 2014 3:16 pm by JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer

If you're one of those who fondly recalls spending the '60s luxuriating in a pleasantly disorienting haze, well, consider "Inherent Vice" a reunion of sorts. You'll fit right in.

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Bluegrass, Celtic concert to benefit Cedar View Christian

Bluegrass, Celtic concert to benefit Cedar View Christian

December 9th, 2014 2:30 pm by Staff Report

The Appalachian Trail Bluegrass Band and East Tennessee State University's Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic Pride bands will perform at 7 p.m., Dec. 12, at Cedar View Christian School in Kingsport.

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Ice bucket, Brazil elections popular on Facebook

Ice bucket, Brazil elections popular on Facebook

December 9th, 2014 9:34 am by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

"At its best, social media makes the world a smaller place and builds community on a global level," Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said in an interview.

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