'The Revenant' and 'Mad Max' lead Oscar nominations

spotlight-keaton-mcadams-oscars.jpgMicheal Keaton and Rachel McAdams in "Spotlight."

This was the morning that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled the year's Oscar nominations, and there will be controversy again because all of the nominated actors are white and "Straight Outta Compton" was not among the eight films up for best picture. "The Revenant" received the most nominations, 12, and "Mad Max: Fury Road" drew 10. Full list.

The best picture nominees, besides those two, are “Bridge of Spies,” “Spotlight,” “The Big Short,” “The Martian,” “Brooklyn” and “Room.”

The best director nominations are for Adam McKay, “The Big Short”; George Miller, “Mad Max: Fury Road”; Alejandro G. Inarritu, “The Revenant”; Lenny Abrahamson, “Room”; and Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight.”

Best actress in a leading role has some familiar Oscar winners of the recent past: Cate Blanchett, “Carol”; Brie Larson, “Room”; Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy”; Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years”; Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn.”

Best actor in a leading role: Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”; Matt Damon, “The Martian”; Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”; Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs“; Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl.”

Best actress in a supporting role: Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”; Rooney Mara, “Carol”; Rachel McAdams, “Spotlight”; Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”; Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs.“

Best actor in a supporting role: Christian Bale, “The Big Short”; Tom Hardy, “The Revenant”; Mark Ruffalo, “Spotlight”; Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”; Sylvester Stallone, “Creed.”

Looking down ballot, of note: "Straight Outta Compton" is up against "Spotlight" for best original screenplay. "Amy" is up for documentary feature and "Son of Saul" is up for foreign-language film. The costume design nominations do not include "Trumbo."

Chris Rock will host the Oscars telecast on Feb. 28.

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