'The Revenant' leads Oscar nominations with 12 nods

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Posted: Jan 14, 2016 8:51 AM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pioneer-era drama "The Revenant" led the Oscar nominations on Thursday 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.

(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Alex Dobuzinskis and Lisa Von Ahn)