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Chris Rock brings stand-up to life in 'Top Five'

Chris Rock brings stand-up to life in 'Top Five'

Writer-director Chris Rock is not Andre Allen, the stand-up comedian turned movie star lead of “Top Five.” But, it's almost impossible to watch his latest effort, a cutting comedy about showbiz, creativity and ambition, and not wonder what material Rock took from his own life.
Published: 12/11/14
Tampa Theater plans Dec. 18 showing of Christmas movie starring Plant City native

Tampa Theater plans Dec. 18 showing of Christmas movie starring Plant City native

PLANT CITY – A “feel-good” Christmas story starring Plant City native Charleene Closshey will be shown 7:45 p.m. Dec. 18 at the historic Tampa Theatre.
Published: 12/08/14
Updated: 12/11/14
3 ways men can stay fashionable when the temps cool

3 ways men can stay fashionable when the temps cool

Cooler temperatures in Tampa Bay call for a revamped wardrobe.
Published: 12/11/14
Biblical epic ‘Exodus’ is impressive, but it might leave you cold

Biblical epic ‘Exodus’ is impressive, but it might leave you cold

Sprawling and spectacular, brawny and bloody, Ridley Scott's “Exodus: Gods and Kings” stabs an exclamation point onto a year peppered with religious films, one that began with the less conventional and trippier “Noah.” ...
Published: 12/11/14
Tampa Theatre hosts 'Totally 80s' movie series

Tampa Theatre hosts 'Totally 80s' movie series

If you’ve ever yearned to see “The Breakfast Club” or “Ferris Buller’s Day Off” on the big screen, now’s your chance.
Published: 12/10/14
Updated: 12/11/14
Why is ‘Dolly for Sue’ on the Island of Misfit Toys?

Why is ‘Dolly for Sue’ on the Island of Misfit Toys?

For 50 years, television viewers have been delighted with the classic Christmas story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the friends me made on the Island of Misfit Toys while struggling with the shame of being different from everyone else.
Published: 12/10/14
Visiting Santa’s Workshop at MOSI brings out creativity

Visiting Santa’s Workshop at MOSI brings out creativity

Once wasn’t enough to satisfy the ingenious minds of Younglee Kwon’s four young children.
Published: 12/10/14
Local Iraq veteran has Christmas song recorded

Local Iraq veteran has Christmas song recorded

LITHIA — Iraq veteran Mark Goujon just released his peppy new holiday single, “Loud and Proud Christmas,” sung by country and Christian recording artist Melodie Crittenden.
Published: 12/10/14
Pugsley from 'The Addams Family' dies

Pugsley from 'The Addams Family' dies

NEW YORK — Ken Weatherwax, who played the child character Pugsley on “The Addams Family” television series in the 1960s, has died. He was 59.
Published: 12/09/14
Fall Out Boy joins 93.3 Jingle Ball lineup at Amalie Arena

Fall Out Boy joins 93.3 Jingle Ball lineup at Amalie Arena

The rock band Fall Out Boy is joining the lineup for the 93.3 FLZ Jingle Ball at Amalie Arena this winter.
Published: 12/08/14