It's the end of the year and that means time for our Top 5 listing for each segement. Our nominees are as follows:
Movies: Begin Again, Captain America: Winter Soldier, Chef, Gone Girl, Guardians of the Galaxy, Interstellar, The LEGO Movie, X-Men Days of Future Past.
Television: Alpha House, Cosmos, House of Cards, Game of Thrones, Last Week Tonight, The Leftovers, Newsroom, Sherlock, Silicon Valley, True Detective, The Walking Dead.
Technology: Amazon Echo, Apple iOS 8, Apple iPad Air 2, Apple iPhone 6, Apple Pay, Apple Watch, end of cable TV, GearVR, Lytro Illum, Mailbox beta, Roku, Serial podcast, TwitchTV, rise of 4K over 3D.
Video Games: Call of Duty: Advance Warfare, Destiny, Dragon Age Inquisition, Hearthstone, Monument Valley, Persona Q, Pokemon Trading Card Game, Pokemon Ruby Saphire, Pokemon XY, Shadow of Mordor, Sid Meier's Civilization Beyond Earth, Spelunky, Transistor.
Board Games: Arcadia Quest, Caverna, Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition, Kingsburg, Machine of Death, Pokemon Card Game, Tzolk'n the Mayan Calendar
Books: All-New X-Men, Apex Hides the Hurt, Batman (New 52), Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Hawkeye, Persepolis, Sag harbor, Seconds, The Magician's Land, The Retail, The Return of the King, The Portrait of Dorian Grey.
Music: Beck, Ben Howard, Brody Dalle, Cloud Nothings, Foster the People, James Vincent McMorow, Jamie T, Mirah, New Pornographers, OK GO, St Vincent, Sylvan Esso, War Paint, War on Drugs, Weird Al.
Quick Hits! Spectre (Bond 24), Pizza Hut eye tracking, Samsung 850 EVO, free games with Playstation 4, Sony got hacked twice, GearVR aravilable for $199, Pirate Bay raided and offline.