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‘The Revenant,’ ‘Mad Max’ lead Oscar nominations

BEVERLY HILLS — Director Alejandro Inarritu’s grueling drama “The Revenant” received a leading 12 Oscar nominations Jan. 14, with George Miller’s apocalyptic “Mad Max: Fury Road” on its heels with 10 nominations, with both well ahead of other contenders. The other best-picture nominees are “The Big Short,” “Bridge of Spies,” “Brooklyn,” “The Martian,” “Room” and…

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Director Ridley Scott receives star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Filmmaker Ridley Scott received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Nov. 5, honoring a career that has included directing such memorable films as “Alien,” “Black Hawk Down,” “Blade Runner” and “Thelma & Louise.” Russell Crowe, who was directed by Scott in “Gladiator,” “Robin Hood” and “American Gangster,” and Kristen Wiig, a…

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