'La La Land' leads Oscar nominations with 14 nods

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Posted: Jan 24, 2017 8:55 AM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Romantic musical "La La Land" led the Oscar nominations on Tuesday with 14 nods, including the top prize of best picture.

It will contend with sci-fi movie "Arrival" with eight nods; family drama "Manchester by the Sea"; coming of age drama "Moonlight"; war movie "Hacksaw Ridge"; "Hidden Figures," about the U.S. space program; African-American drama "Fences"; modern western "Hell or High Water"; and Indian adoption drama "Lion" for the best picture award at the Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood on Feb. 26.

(Reporting by Jill Serjeant)