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“La La Land,” Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.’s film about star-crossed lovers trying to make it in the entertainment industry, was nominated for 14 Academy Awards, including best picture, tying for the most ever.

Amazon.com Inc.’s “Manchester By The Sea,” was nominated for six Oscars, including best picture, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences said Tuesday on its website, in a first for an online distributor. Nine movies will be vying for the best film of the year, including several that feature African Americans in leading roles.

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