HOLLYWOOD, Ca - Leonardo DiCaprio’s western story of survival “The Revenant” raked in 12 nominations Thursday morning. The re-boot of 1979's Mad Max blew away most of the competition with nine nominations.
DiCaprio is up for best actor along with Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender, and Eddie Redmayne.
Best movie nominees include The Big Short, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, Bridge of Spies, The Revenant, The Martian, Room, and Spotlight.
Among the best actress nominees are Cate Blanchett, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlotte Rampling, and Saoirse Ronan.
Sylvester Stallone continues to gather honors for his role in Creed. The former Oscar winner is nominated for best supporting actor.
The 88th Academy Awards will be handed out on Feb. 28.