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The most anticipated films of 2014 revealed

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This year has a lot to live up to. Incredible film after incredible film came out in 2013. Here are 10 films set for 2014 that have the potential to live up to that standard. 5. “How to Catch a Monster” (Ryan Gosling) Ryan Gosling taking a leave of absence in the prime of his acting career to KYLE make his directorial debut? ARENSDORF I’m sold. 4. “Boyhood” (Richard LinKernel klater) columnist This Richard Linklater film will feature one of the most interesting methods of manufacturing

time-lapse: not manufacturing it at all. This production has been filming for 11 years, charting the tribulations of a divorced couple as they attempt to raise their son Mason (Ellar Coltrane) from the age of six to the 12th grade. 3. “Knight of Cups” (Terrence Malick) You can count on two things from a Terrence Malick film. First, you rarely know what is happening in his films, second you get the feeling Malick is operating in another reality. Confusion aside, Malick’s talent is undeniable, and with the A-list cast of Christian Bale, Natalie Portman and Cate Blanchett (who will likely be coming off a best actress win at the Oscars), this movie should be at the top of everyone’s list.

2. “Interstellar” (Christopher Nolan) After the “Dark Night” series and “Inception,” the name Christopher Nolan alone should spark the interest of any movie patron. But if you’re not sold, the best cast of the year, including Hollywood heavyweights Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine and Casey Affleck, should have you chomping at the bit to see this film. 1. “Inherent Vice” (Paul Thomas Anderson) Paul Thomas Anderson possesses one of the greatest minds in the world of cinema and created perhaps the best movie of the century in “There Will Be Blood” (2007). His follow up was “The Master,” which was my second favorite film of 2012. Anderson retained his lead in “The Master,”

Joaquin Phoenix, to play Detective Larry Sportello who investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend. Phoenix is a three-time Oscar nominee who commands the screen like few can, but he is jumping out of his element in this lighter, breezier role. “Vice” is rounded out by a supporting cast that includes Josh Brolin, Jena Malone and Benicio Del Toro. It should be fun to watch it unfold.

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AcoUstiKats to perform on tour


Members of the AcoUstiKats sing to the crowd during a Harlem Globetrotters game at Rupp Arena on Jan. 19.

The acoUstiKats, UK’s all-male a cappella group, will perform as special guests in two shows for NBC’s “The Sing-Off” live tour. The acoUstiKats, who gained national recognition through the NBC TV competition, will perform on March 11 at Bogart’s in Cincinnati and March 16 at The Louisville Palace. The group made it to episode five before being eliminated on season four of ”The Sing-Off.” The live tour features the season four winner, Home Free, as well as VoicePlay and The Filharmonic. To purchase tickets, visit General admission tickets start at $29.50, according to STAFF REPORT

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Each Friday, a Kernel editor chooses the top five things we can’t get enough of. Here are Assistant News Editor Will Wright’s to picks for the week.

1. Best Lexington hangout: Ellos on South Broadway This restaurant has some of the best tacos in Lexington. I went there every week when my brother lived in The Lex apartments, and I still make the short trek from campus for the delicious food and friendly workers.

3. Favorite movie: “August: Osage County”

I read the book for my theater class last semester and loved it, so I was excited to see the film, nominated for two Academy Awards. I recommend a trip to the Kentucky Theatre to enjoy this intensely realistic account of an Oklahoma family.

2. Good place to shop for discounts: Alpha BRAIN

Onnit Lab’s flagship nootropic is similar to a vitamin. It helps me focus and allows me to wake up for class without feeling groggy. It worked for me, but if you aren’t satisfied, you can get all your money back with the money-back guarantee. So there’s really nothing to lose.

4. Top news story: “Syria: Al Qaeda’s New Home”

A VICE filmmaker managed to gain access to Islamic rebel groups fighting against the Syrian government. Children with guns, religious extremism and threats against the U.S. make this a must-watch.

5. Editor’s choice: The Awkward Stairs

This week I’m researching a legend that the stairs leading from the Student Center to Patterson Office Tower were created, at least in part, to disrupt possible student uprisings. If students were to gather at the bottom, the stairs would help disperse the crowd by the time it reached POT. I’ll report back when I find out.

‘Boston Bomber’ could get death RICHARD A. SERRANO AND ALANA SEMUELS

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WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in last year’s Boston Marathon bombing, saying in court papers that the deadly plot was committed in an “especially heinous, cruel and depraved manner.” Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s decision, announced Thursday, marks the first time the Obama administration will attempt to execute an accused terrorist in a federal court case. But whether the 20-year-old immigrant will be sentenced to death will be subject to an intense legal fight. Tsarnaev’s defense attorneys will argue for leniency, portraying him as a confused young man under the spell of his more militant older broth-


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er, who was killed in a police shootout. The case is being handled in Massachusetts, where capital punishment is unpopular and no one has been put to death in more than 65

The nature of the conduct at issue and the resultant harm compel this decision.” ERIC HOLDER JR. Attorney general

years. A plea agreement could be reached in exchange for dropping the death penalty, as has occurred in past cases.

But citing Tsarnaev’s “lack of remorse,” the Justice Department said it planned to proceed on behalf of the three people killed and 264 others injured on April 15 by a pair of pipe bombs hidden in backpacks near the marathon finish line. “The nature of the conduct at issue and the resultant harm compel this decision,” Holder said in a short statement. Boston U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz expressed support for the decision in a court filing. She cited the “substantial planning and premeditation” in the attacks and multiple deaths, including 8-year-old Martin Richard, a particularly “vulnerable victim.” Further, prosecutors said Tsarnaev, a Kyrgyzstan native who was largely raised in the Boston area, carried out a “betrayal of the United States.”

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UK swimming and diving vs. the University of Cincinnati. 12 - 4 p.m. Free. Lancaster Aquatics Center, 416 Complex Dr.

UK Opera Theatre presents “Little Nemo in Slumberland.” 2 p.m. $12-22. Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose St. Exhibit: Postcards from Mexico. Monday-Friday. Free. The Hub at W.T. Young Library, 401 Hilltop Ave. Contact for more information.

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Sibling rifle duo add to ‘family’ atmosphere on team

Hockey hopes for 1st win of semester Senior Jake Boss to lead Cats in weekend games vs. Akron CHAR GRIMM

UK hockey forward Jake Boss wasn’t too keen on playing the game of hockey as a kid. Thankfully, his dad pushed him a little bit. “I hated hockey classes,” Boss said. “I’d be falling everywhere all the time. Dad would say I had to wait until the end of the season if I wanted to quit.” Boss eventually found his stride and his Bantam (under 15-years-old) team went on to win a Pennsylvania state championship, something he cites as his favorite

hockey memory. “We were a three or four seed, so no one expected us to win, and we beat the one seed for the championship,” Boss said. A senior from Valencia, Penn., Boss is a double major in finance and management. He said he looked at UK for the academic programs, and then was excited to find out the school had a hockey program. Boss said he chose UK because of the distance factor. “I looked at UK, Ohio University and Kent State University,” Boss said. “I wanted to get away. I knew a lot of people going to Ohio and Kent State so UK seemed like a good fit.” Boss said the fans are hands down the

best part of UK hockey. “I play for love of the game, but the fans here just take it to another level,” Boss said. “It’s an incredible experience.” There are a few moments in Boss’ UK hockey career that stand out.

I play for love of the game, but the fans here just take it to another level.” JAKE BOSS UK hockey forward

“Beating a ranked (University of) Michigan in overtime two years ago was huge for us as a team,” Boss said. “Indi-

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Emily Holsopple practices shooting in Buell Armory on Thursday. Holsopple and her brother hope to lead UK to a national championship in their final season.

KEVIN ERPENBECK Many players on a competitive sports team consider one another family as the season progresses. For one team in particular, it can claim an actual family relation in its brother-sister duo who have helped lead their rifle sqaud since 2012. Red-shirt senior Aaron Holsopple and senior Emily Holsopple grew up rifling. Originally from Wilcox, Penn., the two were coached by their dad, Mark. They said there really isn’t a sibling rivalry, but rather they help each other out. “There’s no sugarcoating between us,” said Emily Holsopple, a biology major and neuroscience minor. Aaron Holsopple, a marketing and management double major, admitted that it is no competition between the two, as his older sister has always been better. 4| weekend timeout | 01.31.14

“I get a lot of my motivation from her,” he said. “I try to feed off of her and keep up with her as best as I can. I may beat her every now and then, but she really is just a motivation character to me.” In 2013, the two helped lead the team to a second place finish at the 2013 NCAA Rifle Championships. “They both bring their own version of intensity,” head coach Harry Mullins said. “But their work ethic and desire is similar. They just have different ways of expressing it.” Mullins said while they can be seen as one unit, he views them separately with similar traits. Emily Holsopple has had success from the moment she arrived at UK. She was selected to the All-America team in her freshman year in both air rifle and small-bore, which is a .22 caliber rifle. She also helped the team win the 2011 NCAA Championships by shooting a score

of 590 out of 600 in air rifle on the final day of the championship. Since then, she has been selected to the All-America in air rifle and small-bore every year for the Cats. “I don’t really long for awards,” she said. “I just keep challenging myself because I know there’s something bigger out there. My goal goes beyond college rifle.” After she graduates, she plans on going to Colorado to train as an Olympic athlete. Aaron Holsopple began his collegiate career at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2009, where his team only lost one match on the season and finished as runner-up in the NCAA Championships. In 2011, he earned All-America status in small-bore and was selected for Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association All-America honors. After the 2011 season, he transfered to UK to to be closer to home. SEE RIFLE ON PAGE 7

vidually, my first goal against (the University of) Akron was a big moment for me.” Outside of hockey, Boss said he doesn't have time for much else other than classes. When he is able to find spare time, he enjoys frequenting the gym, whether that is for a workout or playing pickup games of basketball. He also enjoys golfing when the weather is nice. After taking last weekend off, the Cats (7-15-1) will look for their first win of the spring semester as they take on the University of Akron (3-16-0) on Friday and Saturday nights. The Zips are led by junior forward Frank Sterle, who has scored thirteen goals and has seventeen total points this season. Sophomore forward Josh Porter leads the team with 79 penalty minutes this season. The puck drops at midnight for both games Friday and Saturday at the Lexington Ice Center.

University of Missouri junior guards Jabari Brown and Jordan Clarkson were attending different colleges two years ago. Now, the pair are among the best offensive players in the SEC. Brown and Clarkson are first and sixth, respectively, in scoring per game in the SEC going into Saturday’s game

Next Game Who: UK vs. Missouri When: 1 p.m., Saturday Where: Columbia, Mo. Televised: CBS

against UK. Each score in their own way. Brown signed with the University of Oregon in 2011 as a five-star recruit (per Rivals) but transferred to Missouri after starting the Ducks’ first two games. The reason for his transfer is unknown. The ex-Oregon guard enrolled at Missouri in spring 2012, making him eligible for play by December 2012 (at the end of the fall semester), according to NCAA rules. The 6-foot-5-inch guard has prospered under Tigers head coach Frank Haith, scoring a conference-leading 19.8 points per game this season. Brown’s reliance on the 3-point shot – he takes six 3-point shots per game – has helped his production. His three 3-pointers made per game is second in the conference, and his 47.6-percent clip from behind the arc is fourth among SEC players who try at least two 3-pointers per game. Brown has also scored 22 or more points in his last five contests.

Clarkson attended the University of Tulsa for two years, earning All-Conference USA first team honors as a sophomore in the 2011-12 season while averaging 16.5 points per game. He selected Missouri, but only after Tulsa tried to restrict the schools he could transfer to, according to Yahoo Sports. Unlike Brown, Clarkson had to sit out last season, using his redshirt to preserve his final two years of eligibility. Also unlike Brown is Clarkson’s tendency to drive toward the basket instead of hanging around the perimeter. Clarkson has 59 fewer 3-point attempts than Brown, even though the ex-Tulsa guard has taken 36 more shots overall. The Tigers’ starting guards (Brown, Clarkson and senior guard Earnest Ross), all stand at 6 feet 5 inches and will be the tallest backcourt UK will face at this point in the season. The differences in the two high-scoring guards give the Cats more than one type of offensive threat to handle.

Stoops lands 5-star recruit

Matt Elam is the 28th commitment in the 2014 football recruiting class. Elam, a five-star recruit, chose UK over the University of Alabama on Thursday at John Hardin High School (Elizabethtown, Ky.). Elam (6 feet 6 inches, 325 pounds) was scheduled to announce his decision on Jan. 4 during the Army All-American Bowl. He took to Twitter to postpone his announcement to National Signing Day on Feb. 5, then decided to announce six days earlier. Aside from being an Army All-American, Elam earned the Paul Hornung Award, given to Kentucky’s best high school football player. His commitment brings UK’s total to 28, the maximum amount that UK can sign this season. STAFF REPORT

Hoops falls in thriller

Mizzou’s Brown, Clarkson present threat NICK GRAY

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Jabari Brown drives by a defender for a reverse layup at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo., on Saturday.

UK Hoops could not handle the defensive pressure of the University of Georgia (15-6, 3-5 SEC) as they dropped their fourth SEC game of the season, 58-56, in Athens, Ga., on Thursday. The No. 13 Cats (16-5, 4-4 SEC) started off stagnant, tying a season-low first half scoring output of 24 points. UK shot just 9-for-29 from the field in the first half. In the second half, the Cats were outplayed in the beginning, falling behind by as many as nine points. Similar to Sunday’s game against the University of Arkansas, the Cats clawed back, bringing it as close as 58-56 with 22 seconds to play. In the Cats second-to-last possession, junior guard Jennifer O’Neill drove to the basket and lost the ball during some controversial contact with a Georgia defender. The Cats got a second chance, however, as Georgia’s sophomore guard Tiaria Griffin missed the front end of a one-and-one that could have iced the game. With seven seconds to play, the Cats had just enough time to bring the ball down the floor. O’Neill missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer that would have won the game. STAFF REPORT 01.31.14| weekend timeout | 5

timeout features Horoscope To get the advantage, check the day's rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. Aries ( March 21 — April 19) — Today is a 7 — For about four weeks, your dreams seem prophetic, with Mercury in Pisces. Love comes easier with Venus direct today. Don't get greedy. Do without something that could serve another better than you. Taurus ( April 20 — May 20) — Today is a 7 — For about four weeks, expand your influence. Listen carefully to others for the gold in their words. Team projects go very well. Create new possibilities with difficult relationships. Gemini ( May 21 — June 20) — Today is an 8 — Follow the rules, even if it seems harder. There may be short-term financial shortage. But this next month with Mercury in Pisces, new career opportunities and investments arise. Cancer ( June 21 — July 22) — Today is a 7 — For about four weeks, your interests turn to philosophy, metaphysics or spirituality. Dissolve limits. It's getting easier to make money with Venus direct, and to compromise. Leo ( July 23 — Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — You're very attractive now. For about four weeks, your work gets more fun and profitable. Ask for what you think the work is worth. Organize finances. Virgo ( Aug. 23 — Sept. 22) — Today is a 9 — Listen to the competition carefully for the next four weeks, and learn useful strategies to improve your own performance and service. Emphasize those qualities you have which others admire.

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“He’s a hard worker,” Mullins said. “He’s very passionate about what he does, and he has a special skill set with the rifle that we thought fit our team.” As they both strive to win the conference and national championships this year before they graduate, Mullins knows he is losing two of his strongest shooters on the team.

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However, as the siblings finish their collegiate careers, he knows the “family” will not be broken up. “We’re all brother and sisters here,” Mullins said. “We’re all Wildcats, and we’re all a close family ... We just continue to strengthen those bonds and build our team chemistry to pursue those national championships and conference titles.”

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Best and worst: campus fashion

It was the best of style; it was the worst of style. I pride myself on having an eye for fashion, and I appreciate all forms of self-expression through the arts. But while many popular campus trends have managed to stand the test of ANYSSA time, it might be time for ROBERTS others to take a seat. Kernel First, a look at the best columnist fashion trends on campus: 1. Infinity scarves These practical and versatile scarves are a favorite on campus. An infinite number of patterns and textures make it easy to add dimension to any outfit on a frigid morning. 2. Leather accents It’s leather weather, and if the snow doesn’t show it, UK students surely do. This trend adds edge to any outfit. Knit sweaters, studded boots and backpacks are just a few ways UK students are playing with this

look. 3. Natural hair There are a million ways women on campus are wearing this trend. More and more black women are making the switch to their naturally curly hair, and there has also been an influx of cute and edgy, short and wavy hairstyles. 4. Heritage casual The heritage look, an incredible crossbreed of iconic 20th century fashion and 21st century street style, takes the title of best men’s wear trend on campus. Vintage sweaters paired with khaki straight leg pants and denim jeans paired with leather work boots make excellent business casual looks for men on campus. Now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for — the worst fashion trends on campus. 1. Style clones Inspiration can come from anywhere, but there is an obvious difference between being inspired and cloning. Too many UK students are guilty of this fashion faux pas

by wearing almost exact replicas of each other’s outfits. To remedy this epidemic, try mixing and matching your organization’s signature look with your own personal twist. 2. Leggings for pants Leggings and yoga pants are a must at the Johnson Center, but on campus they reveal a little too much behind and not enough fashion sense. To pull off this trend, wear a longer top with a loose fit. Ladies, let’s leave something to the imagination. 3. Sagging It’s been more than 20 years since sagging debuted, and it is still popular. Unfortunately, it’s a trend no one wants to see. To correct this wardrobe malfunction, simply wear a belt and correctly sized pants. 4. Colored contacts Colored contacts became popular before most UK freshmen were born, but this trend is dated and unnecessary. Natural eye colors are the most beautiful and the best fit for any individual. Dump those colored contacts and trade them for the original prescription pair.


tem. The evidence and accusatory theory do not justify a verdict of guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.”

day’s convictions. “The ping pong will continue,” Sollecito lawyer Giulia Bongiorno said. Knox and her ex-boyfriend were found guilty of several other crimes, including sexual assault, theft and simulating a crime. Kercher’s cellphones and some money were stolen, and a burglary was staged on the murder scene, prosecutors charged. In Italy rulings can be appealed twice, and jail sentences are normally not enforced until the process is exhausted. This means there is currently no requirement for Knox to leave her Seattle home to face Italian justice. The 26-year-old allowed herself be tried in absentia, and is determined to fight any extradition attempt. Sollecito, who also does not face immediate jail, was stripped of his passport, as the court accepted that he was at risk of fleeing the country.

Italy retrial ends with guilty rulings for Amanda Knox, former boyfriend

FLORENCE, Italy — U.S. student Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are guilty of the 2007 murder of Briton Meredith Kercher, an Italian court ruled Thursday in the latest twist in a six-year legal saga. Knox was sentenced to 28 1/2 years — 18 months less than the prosecution had asked. Sollecito was to be imprisoned for 25 years, confirming the punishment inflicted at the end of the couple’s first trial, in 2009. The prosecution had asked for 26 years. “I am frightened and saddened by this unjust verdict,” Knox said in a written statement. “Having been found innocent before, I expected better from the Italian justice sys-

I am frightened and saddened by this unjust verdict. Having been found innocent before, I expected better from the Italian justice system.” Amanda Knox

Defense lawyers said they would turn to Italy’s top appeals body to invalidate Thurs-

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What, no chinchillas? No parrots? No pandas? And no kitchen sink? Close enough: Here come toilets. Yes, (non-)sports fans, it's time once again for the annual rush of super Super Bowl bowl counterprogramming. To wit, here are your Sunday bowl alternatives, starting with the big dog of the bunch. "Puppy Bowl" (Animal Planet, 3-5 p.m.; repeats at 5, 7, 9, 11 p.m. and 1 and 3 a.m.) Even Michelle Obama gets in on this 10th annual event, hosting "puppy training camp" on the White House lawn alongside "first dogs" Bo and Sunny. Not a bad follow-up to last year's Puppy Bowl, which the channel says lured 12.4 million viewers. This time, 66 pups vie to score on a mini-football field without taking puppy penalties from referee Dan Schachner. New York-area police dogs stand for the national anthem, and penguins serve as cheerleaders. The web's Keyboard Cat plays halftime. "Kitten Bowl" (Hallmark Channel, noon-3 p.m.; repeats 6 and 9 p.m.) Su-purr Sunday makes its first appearance, produced in association with North Shore Animal League. Hosting is Beth (Mrs. Howard) Stern, with emcee John Sterling. Celebs litter the show, too: Regis Philbin, Carrie Ann Inaba, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Aiden Turner, Hoda Kotb and more. This feline feud on a cat-size football field consists of two preliminary playoff games and a championship match, involving tunnels, hoops, lasers, lures and toys on string. Participants like Tomcat Brady and Feline Manning come from Long Island's North Shore Animal League and Last Hope Animal Rescue. "Fish Bowl" (NatGeo Wild, 6-10 p.m.; repeats 10 p.m.) This was inevitable. The folks behind "The Dog Whisperer" and "The Incredible Dr. Pol" have now reeled in Goldie the goldfish, who already knows from bowl. Goldie doesn't play games. She just goes about her business, and we get to watch. Think of it as must-sea TV. "Toilet Bowl" (Destination America, noon-3 p.m.) Filling this event is "King of Thrones," the series in which dull and dingy bathrooms get refurbished into pretty potty stops.

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