The Social Climber: Seagal For Governor, 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Wins Big

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Seagal For Governor! Really?
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PHOTO: Actor Steven Seagal attends the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia S/S 2014 on Oct. 28, 2013 in Moscow.
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Action star and martial arts expert Steven Seagal may be following in Arnold Schwarzenegger's footsteps and head for Phoenix and Arizona's top office. For real! The "Under Siege" actor, ever so popular in the early 1990s, told ABC affiliate KNXV-TV that he is currently mulling over a shot at the state's highest office.

The ponytailed former Hollywood heavyweight is no stranger to the Grand Canyon State, as he shot the new reality series "Steven Seagal -- Lawman: Maricopa County" with controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

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'Inside Llewyn Davis' Wins Top Critics' Prize
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PHOTO: Writer/director Ethan Coen (L) and writer/director Joel Coen introduce the closing night gala screening of Inside Llewyn Davis at TCL Chinese Theater on Nov. 14, 2013 in Hollywood, Calif.
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Academy Award winners Joel and Ethan Coen, who took home statues in 2008 for the stark "No Country for Old Men," may again have to dust off their tuxedos for Oscar night.

The brothers' 1960s-set existential comedy "Inside Llewyn Davis" – incidentally one of the Social Climber's top 2013 movies – was named the year's best film by the National Society of Film Critics on Saturday. But that's not all! The film's up-and-coming star Oscar Isaac was named best actor, and the filmmaking brothers took the award for best director. Lookout, Scorsese!

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'Downton' Returns!
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PHOTO: This undated publicity photo provided by PBS shows the cast of the TV series, "Downton Abbey"
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My word! Is it that time of year again already? Tis! Tonight on PBS, Season 4 of the smash hit series from across the pond, "Downton Abbey," will return to much delight. Settle in with a spot of tea and some biscuits to find out which suitor Lady Mary will find most suitable, what conniving tricks that wicked Thomas will get into, and how often Bates and Anna will make gaga eyes across the parlor at each other. Smashing!

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Dennis Rodman Forming Dream Team for North Korea Match
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PHOTO: Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman holds a cigar as he speaks to North Korean basketball players during a practice session in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 20, 2013.
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He's at it again. The former Chicago Bull and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's new BFF has assembled NBA players to play an exhibition basketball game in Pyongyang, North Korea. The team will take on North Korean senior national team in a game set for this Wednesday.

Rodman calls the game his version of "basketball diplomacy."

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