Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘The Revenant’ leads Oscar nominations with 12 nods

Pioneer-era drama "The Revenant" led the Oscar nominations on Thursday with 12 nods, including best picture.

By: Reuters | Los Angeles | Updated: January 14, 2016 7:29 pm
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Pioneer-era drama “The Revenant” led the Oscar nominations on Thursday (January 14) with 12 nods, including best picture.

It will contend with “The Big Short,” “Bridge of Spies,” “Brooklyn,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “The Martian,” “Room” and “Spotlight” for best picture, the top Oscar award, on Feb. 28.