Mel Gibson celebrates Oscars nod with new baby in his arms

La La Land's lead pair Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone

La La Land's lead pair Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone

The candy-coloured love letter to musicals La La Land has landed a record-tying 14 Academy Awards nominations, matching it with Titanic and All About Eve for most nominations ever. The 89th Academy Awards will take place on February 26.

Lion also picked up nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography and Best Original Score. Best Film Editing, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing make up six nominations for the Aussie film.

Bentley Dean and Martin Butler's Tanna, co-written with John Collee and co-produced with Carolyn Johnson, was nominated for best foreign language film alongside A Man Called Ove, Land of Mine, The Salesman and Toni Erdmann.

Gibson was one of the world's biggest box office draws following roles in the "Mad Max" and "Lethal Weapon" popcorn franchises, as well as more serious fare such as "Ransom", "The Patriot" and "Braveheart", which earned him Oscars for best picture and best director.

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The other nominees for best picture are: "Moonlight, Arrival, Manchester by the Sea, Hell or High Water, Lion, Fences, Hidden Figures" and Hacksaw Ridge.

Since the first Academy Awards in 1929, only four women have been nominated for the best director Oscar: Lina Wertmuller (Seven Beauties), Jane Campion (The Piano), Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation) and Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker).

Gilbert received another nomination from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2002, when he was lauded for his work on the Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. What was your favourite film of 2016 that you think didn't get the nominations it deserved?

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