Top 10 films of the year

2014 saw a wide array of films hit the theaters from the thrilling “Gone Girl” to the tasteful, poignant and guffaw-inducing “Dear White People.” Here are the top picks as selected by the arts & entertainment department at The Daily Californian.
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5 famous San Francisco filming locations to visit

“Whatever happened to predictability? The milk man, the paper boy, evening TV?” If you automatically started singing after reading the first four words (from one our favorite sitcoms, “Full House”), then like us at the Daily Clog, you know that TV can be magic. In a short period of time,
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Best and Worst Dressed at the 2013 Met Gala

Red carpet glamour was given a punk edge last night at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Gala, which celebrated the opening of the Met’s spring exhibition, “PUNK: Chaos to Couture.” The Met Gala is typically fashion’s biggest night, and models, designers and Hollywood stars went all out for
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Playlist of the week: Oscars cool-down

This year’s Academy Awards certainly caused a stir in the controversy pool. From overbearing sexism and other distaste from host Seth Macfarlane to a visual effects controversy that was conveniently cut off by the Academy (or so the conspiracy theorists say), we at the Clog gathered that there were certainly many
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Six lessons to learn from this year’s Oscars

The Clog was procrastinating Sunday night, watching the Oscars live feed. While some may argue that the Oscars lacks relevancy and is merely a parade of overpaid celebrities taking part in an antiquated and self-congratulatory ceremony … we couldn’t help but realize how many Berkeley life lessons could be taken
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Oscar Coverage: Best Supporting Actress

We continue our countdown of the main Oscar categories with Best Supporting Actress, a category that seems all sealed up for Hathaway but has even richer performances beyond such an obviously tremendous performance at its core.   Who’s nominated? Amy Adams, “The Master” Sally Field, “Lincoln” Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables”
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ArCATypes: Show me your anima

If you’ve ever seen a dramatization of high school on screen — or even attended high school — you’re probably familiar with labels. There’s always the meathead jock. Occasionally, a misanthropic goth. And if you’re really lucky, a witty freak who makes it okay to falter on the social hierarchy
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‘One Day’ becomes a forgettable and haphazard mess

“One Day,” a tedious and plodding romantic comedy, is the cinematic equivalent of the proverbial kitchen sink.  It incorporates every single romantic comedy cliché — class differences, a dysfunctional family, an ugly duckling, a hopeless promise to preserve “the friendship,” a list of rules to help preserve said friendship and
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