The Best TV Finales Of 2014

December 27th, 2014 3:00pm EST
Image from Fargo
All things must end- a film, a book, a refreshing, low-calorie Diet Dr. Pepper- but TV's different. On TV, a story grows over months (years, even), letting you build up a real, regular connection with those onscreen.

Then, when the ending hits, it slams into you with the impact of all those devoted hours that came beforehand.

It just feels so final, you know? Maybe that's why they call it a "finale."

2014 had its share of massive finales- maybe nothing on the level of "Breaking Bad" last year, but solid enders nonetheless. Shows that capped off their seasons with ridiculous cliffhangers...
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Jolie: 'Unbroken Made Me A Better Person'

December 27th, 2014 11:56am EST
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie says that bringing late Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini's story to the big screen in Unbroken has made her a better person.

The actress told the Hollywood Reporter that meeting Zamberini, who died on July 2, earlier this year and hearing his story of survival pushed her to change the way she lives her own life.

"I learned to be a better person. I learned to be more open to my fellow man, to understanding, to seeing the other side," she said in an interview in The Hollywood Reporter's Dec. 19 issue.

"I learned that when you have hate and anger and you let it ...
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TV's 10 Best Female Characters Of 2014

December 27th, 2014 11:43am EST
Television's 10 Best Female Characters Of 2014
No more simple sidekicks. No more dopey love interests with no purpose other than mooning over the smoldering leading man. Female characters have come a long way. From the anti-hero badasses who don’t mind destroying lives if it means getting their way to intelligent, compassionate women with ambition, 2014 was home to dozens of amazing female characters. These women push boundaries, more than hold their own against their male counterparts, and entertain audiences all over.

While it was tough to narrow down the barrage of awesome women to a short list, we have the 10 best female characters...
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Happy Birthday!

December 27th, 2014 7:00am EST
Savannah Guthrie
Happy Birthday to:

TV host Savannah Guthrie (1971)

Actress Chloe Bridges (1991)

Paramore singer Hayley Williams (1988)

Actress Emilie de Ravin (1981)

country singerWalker Hayes (1979)

Actor Aaron Stanford (1976)

Actress Heather O'Rourke (1975; d. 1988)

Actor Masi Oka (1974)

Actor Wilson Cruz (1973)

WWE wrestler Chyna (1970)

Actress Eva La Rue (1966)

Wrestler Bill Goldberg (1966)

Actress Theresa Randle (1964)

Actor Ian Gomez (1964)

Actress Tovah Feldshuh (1952)

French actor Gerard Depardieu (1948)

Singer Tracy Nelson (1947)

Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones (1944)

Actor John ...
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Watch 'Reach Me,' Starring Sylvester Stallone, On DVD & Blu-ray Dec. 30

December 27th, 2014 5:53am EST
Reach Me
The inspirational dramedy "Read Me" tells interwoven stories from a diverse group of people who are united by one thing -- a powerful book from an anonymous and reclusive author (Tom Berenger).

When the book's positive message goes viral, a journalist (Kevin Connolly) and his editor (Sylvester Stallone), a former inmate (Kyra Sedgwick), a hip-hop mogul (Nelly), an actor (Cary Elwes) and an undercover cop (Thomas Jane) are inspired to change their lives by facing their fears.

The book forces the group to re-evaluate their life choices and decisions by confronting fear in hopes of creating ...
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Santa Was Good To Justin Bieber

December 27th, 2014 12:53am EST
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber has landed his own private jet for Christmas.

The pop singer posted a pair of photos frome the inside of his new ride, showing off the plane's interior.

"New jet for Christmas. And she's beautiful," he wrote of his new wings, believed to be a Gulfstream G6.

The singer dropped a few hints that he planned on getting his own plane, first posting an image two weeks ago while sitting on his SUV with the jet in the background. Last Saturday he then shared another of himself exiting another private plane. He captioned neither of them.

TMZ dug up some info on jets like this, sayin...
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Jenna Coleman Confirms Her Return To 'Doctor Who'

December 27th, 2014 12:35am EST
Jenna Coleman
British actress Jenna Coleman is set to return for another season of hit series Doctor Who.

The star, who plays the time-traveling title character's sidekick, Clara Oswald, confirmed reports that she'll continue on in the role after there was some uncertaincy that she would return.

"It's wonderful. I get a whole other series of stories with the Doctor and I couldn't walk away with the story being unresolved," she told the BBC. "There is so much more to do. I think they've (Oswald and the Doctor) finally just reached a point where they really understand each other."

Co-star Peter Capaldi,...
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Dustin Diamond Arrested In Wisconsin

December 26th, 2014 6:15pm EST
Dustin Diamond
Former Saved By The Bell star Dustin Diamond was arrested in Wisconsin on Friday morning after allegedly stabbing someone at a bar.

Diamond was taken into custody late Thursday evening after he got into an altercation with someone who was taking pictures of him. The actor confronted the man and stabbed him under the arm, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.com.

Diamond reportedly left the bar with his wife and was arrested shortly after by police, who found the knife -- an illegal switchblade -- in Diamond's car. The actor was booked for reckless endangerment and carrying a conce...
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Fare Thee Well: Celebrities Who Passed On In 2014

December 26th, 2014 6:01pm EST
Philip Seymour Hoffman
It's that time again when we remember those celebrities we've lost throughout the year, and, unfortunately, 2014 was one year that we're looking forward to putting behind us.

The entertainment world lost a number of huge stars, ranging from legendary folks in the twilight of their lives, such as Sir Richard Attenborough, who passed away just days before his 91st birthday; Lauren Bacall, who died a month before her 90th; and prolific 99-year-old star Eli Wallach.

There was also controversy, like in the malpractice-related death of comedienne Joan Rivers and iconic Top 40 radio deejay Casey...
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Amanda Bynes Has Stopped Taking Medication

December 26th, 2014 5:33pm EST
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes is reportedly doing very well dealing with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia -- so well, in fact, that she's no longer taking any medication.

The 28-year-old actress is now in a "totally lucid state," according to TMZ.com, and has been keeping busy reading and doing yoga. She's no longer taking Adderall or any other meds, and her parents have even lifted some fo the restrictions on her bank accounts.

Amanda's family called her current state "mind blowing," and she even has plans to enroll in a psychology program at the University of Southern California, which she recently vi...
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