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Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

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Busch Gardens adds zombie-hunting twist to Howl-O-Scream

Busch Gardens adds zombie-hunting twist to Howl-O-Scream

TAMPA — Howl-O-Scream gets a new twist this year with the introduction of Zombie Containment Unit 15, where guests are on the menu for the undead.
Updated: 21 mins ago

Blood, Violence & Babes: New releases for Aug. 5

What’s new in stores and on video shelves this week:
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‘Daily Show’ rising star Che joins Epps on stage in St. Pete

‘Daily Show’ rising star Che joins Epps on stage in St. Pete

Michael Che, Joe Koy and Mike Epps will perform at "Shut Up and Laugh" at The Mahaffey Theater.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Tori Amos brings her engaging live show to Clearwater

Tori Amos brings her engaging live show to Clearwater

There’s no recording artist like Tori Amos. The veteran vocalist-keyboardist is imaginative, unpredictable and, at times, inscrutable. Check out the title of her latest album, “Unrepentant Geraldines.”
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Tailgate Taste Fest means food and football in Curtis Hixon park

Tailgate Taste Fest means food and football in Curtis Hixon park

Football games without tailgating are like ... football games without footballs. Half the fun comes from the eating and drinking before kickoff and after the final whistle.
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Young love lives or dies with just one choice in 'If I Stay'

Young love lives or dies with just one choice in 'If I Stay'

Manipulative, contrived, melodramatic — all labels we slap on that most perfectly titled movie genre, “the weeper.” All fit “If I Stay” like original packaging. Teenage girls and the boys who want to date them need to di...
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‘Sin City’ sequel is another slice of nihilistic film noir

‘Sin City’ sequel is another slice of nihilistic film noir

“Sin City” is back in all its lurid, gory glory, a vivid and visceral graphic novel come to life in the capable hands of Robert Rodriguez and co-director and comic book creator Frank Miller.
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‘Game Stands Tall’ is ‘Friday Night Lite’

‘Game Stands Tall’ is ‘Friday Night Lite’

“When the Game Stands Tall” is a solid if unsurprising and uninspiring melodrama built around high school football, faith-based but “Friday Night Lite.”
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Good priest may pay for the sins of others in ‘Calvary’

Good priest may pay for the sins of others in ‘Calvary’

Will Father Lavelle die for our sins?
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Raunchy 'Sex Ed' film quietly shot at Catholic school in Tampa

Raunchy 'Sex Ed' film quietly shot at Catholic school in Tampa

Producers generally spread the word when they're filming a project. But that wasn't the case when a team was in Tampa last summer filming the indie flick “Sex Ed,” a raunchy comedy about middle school students who take ad-hoc lessons from an inexperienced teacher of the topic.
Updated: 4 hours ago