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“Revenant” leads Oscar noms with 12, only white actors again

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The brutal 1820s frontier revenge thriller “The Revenant” landed a leading 12 nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards, while the acting categories were again filled entirely by white performers a year after the Oscars came under withering criticism over its lack of diversity. The strong showing Thursday for “The Revenant,” including a best actor nod for Leonardo DiCaprio and best supporting actor for Tom Hardy, follows its win at the Golden Globes. It sets up director Alejandro Inarritu for…

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Mitch Perry Report for 11.2.15 – Tarentino to apologize as heat builds

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Good Monday morning to you all. I went to the cinema yesterday before settling back and watching the later games on the NFL schedule yesterday, seeing the new Bradley Cooper vehicle, “Burnt.” Have you heard about it? In it, the Oscar-nominated star plays a ‘bad-boy’ chef who reached the highs and delved into the lower depths as a star chef in Paris. the film begins with him serving his purgatory shucking oysters in New Orleans for a couple of years, before…

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