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32953470.jpgBig Nom Country: No Country for Old Men gets eight Oscar nominations. Get the rest of the wildly unsurprising nomination news here.

34864673-22070136.jpgStealing From The Dead: The widow of Sammy Davis Jr. says she was hoodwinked into signing away a substantial portion of her late husband’s estate and is suing two former business partners over the rights to the Rat Pack entertainer’s life story and management of his legacy. We’re guessing if Frank were still alive, this coulda been handled with one phone call.

34851560-21121159.jpgZell Backs Hiller: New Tribune honcho Sam Zell backs LAT publisher David Hiller in his decision to can editor Jim O’Shea. Again, we have to believe that if Frank were alive — one phone call.

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