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One Direction, Iggy Azalea Shine at 2014 AMAs

By Mesfin Fekadu | Nov 24
One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.

Top Stories

One Direction, Iggy Azalea Shine at 2014 AMAs

By Mesfin Fekadu | Nov 24
One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.

New Book Reflects on Feminist Barbara Smith

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 24
Barbara Smith's new book, "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around," edited by Alethia Jones and Virginia Eubanks, brings to life the controversies, players, and strategies that expanded the definitions of freedom and liberation over four decades.

Katy Perry to Perform at Super Bowl Halftime Show

By Mesfin Fekadu | Nov 24
NFL announced late Sunday - after rumors swirled for weeks - that Katy Perry will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. It will air on NBC.

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Movie Reviews

The Outrageous Sophie Tucker

By JW Arnold
Years before Mae West and Marilyn Monroe became popular, Sophie Tucker was the original blonde bombshell. A new documentary offers an intimate look at the original "red hot mama."

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1

By Kilian Melloy
Revolutions, we find out in the third "Hunger Games" film, succeed or fail based on one thing: The quality of your sound bites and propaganda advertisements.

The Circle

By Louise Adams
Director and co-writer Stefan Haupt intersperses real interviews with a movie version of the true story in "The Circle" ("Der Kreis"), in German (and some French) with English subtitles.

Extraterrestrial

By Kevin Taft
The Vicious Brothers continue to display a talent for the horror genre, even if their third feature doesn't quite hit the mark.

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