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Oscar Nominations for 2016 Announced: ‘The Revenant’ Tops List of Films


The competitors in the 2016 Oscars race were announced Thursday, in an event that was live-streamed from California. The winners will be announced on Feb. 28. The most nominations went to “The Revenant,” with 12, followed by “Mad Max: Fury Road,” with 10. “The Martian” was cited seven times, and “Carol,” “Bridge of Spies,” and…

‘The Big Short’ and Bernie’s Plan to Bust Up Wall Street


By Robert Reich – If you haven’t yet seen “The Big Short” – directed and co-written by Adam McKay, based on the non-fiction prize-winning book by Michael Lewis about the housing and credit bubble that triggered the Great Recession — I recommend you do so. Not only is the movie an enjoyable (if that’s the…