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“Annie” is a hard knock, no fun adaptation

This photo released by Colombia Pictures - Sony shows Quvenzhane Wallis, left, as Annie, and Jamie Foxx as Will Stacks, looking at a card she made for Stacks in a scene from Columbia Pictures' "Annie." (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures - Sony, Barry Wetcher)

It’s impossible to talk about “Annie” without admitting up front when you first experienced John Huston’s 1982 film.

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Sony threatens to sue for publishing stolen emails

In this Oct. 10, 2014 file photo, attorney David Boies is seen in Washington. Lawyers representing Sony Pictures Entertainment are threatening news organizations not to publish details of company files leaked by hackers in recent days, following one of the largest digital breaches ever against an American company. Boies, a prominent lawyer hired by the company, demanded Sunday that Sony’s "stolen information" _ publicly available on the Internet by the gigabytes _ should be returned immediately because it contains privileged, private information.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer representing Sony Pictures Entertainment is warning news organizations not to publish details of company files leaked by hackers in one of the largest digital breaches ever against an American company.

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Atari’s ‘E.T.’ game joins Smithsonian collection

This undated photo provided by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History shows one of the decades-old Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game that was found in a dumpsite in Alamogordo, N.M. The Atari game cartridge unearthed earlier this year along with about 800 other Atari games, some ET and some others from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian. Museum specialist Drew Robarge made the announcement Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 in a blog post. (AP Photo/Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of the “E.T.” Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian.

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‘True Blood’ actress Anna Camp to star in new play

In this June 17, 2014 file photo, actress Anna Camp arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of the 7th and final season of "True Blood" in Los Angeles. Camp, who also starred in the film “The Help” and the plays “Equus” and “The Country Girl” on Broadway, will lead the cast of “Verite” at the Claire Tow Theater starting Jan. 31. Moritz von Stuelpnagel will direct. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Pitch Perfect” and “True Blood” actress Anna Camp is returning to the stage, starring as a struggling writer in a new play by Nick Jones at Lincoln Center.

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Weird museums: Travel off the beaten path

This Nov. 26, 2014 photo shows a box of "Wash Up!" moist towelettes, the oldest artifact at the Moist Towelette Museum in East Lansing, Mich. The museum on the campus of Michigan State University includes more than a thousand, mostly unused, wet wipes from around the world. (AP Photo/David Eggert)

SEATTLE (AP) — Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two to their itineraries.

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