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‘The Revenant,’ ‘Mad Max’ Lead 2016 Oscar Nominations

The 88th Academy Awards

The 2016 Oscar nominees were announced this morning at a special two-part news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Revenant led the Oscar nominations with 12, followed by Mad Max: Fury Road with 10.

The Martian picked up 7, while Carol got 6. Spotlight also managed 6, as did Bridge of Spies, while The Big Short managed 5 nominations, along with Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Spectre’ Defeats ‘Peanuts’ for Second-Best Bond Debut Ever

New James Bond movie Spectre easily defeated Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang in their box office debuts. The latest 007 adventure took first place, opening to an estimated $73 million for the second-biggest Bond debut of all time.

Once again starring Daniel Craig as the dapper spy and directed by Sam Mendes from Skyfall,

Weekend Box Office: ‘The Martian’ Holds Off ‘Burnt’ & ‘Crisis’ for Halloween

Slow Halloween Weekend

All three new titles tanked at the box-office for the frighteningly slow Halloween weekend, but the irony is that Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, bombed the hardest. 20th Century Fox’s space drama The Martian was No. 1 again in its fifth week of release.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Goosebumps’ Tops ‘The Martian,’ ‘Crimson Peak’ Flops

Top 10 October 16-18

Sony Pictures‘ big screen version of R.L. Stine’s children’s book series Goosebumps, starring Jack Black, earned $23.5 million across the weekend and managed to beat Ridley Scott’s blockbuster The Martian in its third weekend.

Sony’s second PG-rated Halloween movie to debut at No. 1 this year earned an A CinemaScore.

Weekend Box Office:’The Martian’ Tops, ‘Pan’ Flops

Box Office Oct. 11

Robert ZemeckisThe Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as high-wire artist Philippe Petit, also finds itself in a tough balancing act on Columbus Day weekend.

Joe Wright‘s big-budget Pan, starring Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund, Rooney Mara and Levi Miller, was all wrong in the Warner Bros.’ defense.

Steven Spielberg Predicts Collapse of Superhero Movies

Collapse Of Superhero Movies

Legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg once again expressed his skepticism about the future of superhero films, while promoting his October-debuting film Bridge of Spies.

In a new interview with AP, Jurassic Park director made a prediction that superhero movies would fall out of fashion much like Westerns:

More Films Added to NYFF 2015 Line-Up

Paul Thomas Anderson's Doc

The 53rd iteration of New York Film Festival has added a host of new movies, including Cannes winner Son of Saul, Paul Thomas Anderson‘s secret Jonny Greenwood documentary Junun and more.

The non-competitive festival, which runs September 25 through October 11, will also feature the North American premiere of the Brian De Palma biopic De Palma from Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow,