The 22nd Critics' Choice Awards is an awarding event, which took place on December 11, 2016 at Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hangar in California, together with its television awards, honoring the best in 2016 filmmaking. It was broadcast by A&E, while T. J. Miller returned to host the ceremony. For the first time in awards history the ceremony date has been moved to December from its usual January slot.
Todd Joseph "T. J." Miller (born June 4, 1981) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and director. He currently stars as Erlich Bachman in the HBO sitcom Silicon Valley. Miller has also performed in such films as Cloverfield (2008), Yogi Bear (2010), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), Big Hero 6 (2014) and Deadpool (2016).
La La Land is a 2016 American romantic musical comedy-drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle. The film stars Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, J. K. Simmons, Finn Wittrock, Tom Everett Scott, Rosemarie DeWitt and Meagen Fay. The plot follows a musician and aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles.
The film's title is a reference to both a nickname for the city of Los Angeles as well as a euphemism for a state of being out of touch with reality. La La Land had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on August 31, 2016 before being set for release in the United States on December 2, 2016 by Summit Entertainment.
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story is the first season of the FX true crime anthology television series American Crime Story. The season, which debuted on February 2, 2016, revolves around the infamous O. J. Simpson murder case and is based on Jeffrey Toobin's book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson (1997).
The People v. O.J. Simpson was acclaimed, receiving praise for most of the performances, directing and writing. For the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, the season received 22 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, in 13 categories, winning nine, including Outstanding Limited Series.