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'La La Land,' 'Moonlight' among winners at Critics Choice

Associated Press logo Associated Press 12/12/2016
Damien Chazelle poses in the press room with the awards for best picture and best director for "La La Land" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Damien Chazelle poses in the press room with the awards for best picture and best director for "La La Land" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

SANTA MONICA, California (AP) — The host of the 22nd Critics Choice Awards chose not to discuss his legal troubles and instead focused on President-elect Donald Trump and the controversies surrounding his election, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Damien Chazelle poses in the press room with the awards for best picture and best director for "La La Land" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Damien Chazelle poses in the press room with the awards for best picture and best director for "La La Land" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

T.J. Miller, a star of the TV series "Silicon Valley," was arrested Friday after he police say he slapped a car service driver on the head after remarks about Trump.

Larry Karaszewski, foreground from left, Courtney B. Vance, Nina Jacobson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ryan Murphy, John Travolta, Sarah Paulson, Sterling K. Brown and Scott Alexander pose in the press room with the award for best movie made for television or limited series for "The People v. O.J. Simpson" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Larry Karaszewski, foreground from left, Courtney B. Vance, Nina Jacobson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ryan Murphy, John Travolta, Sarah Paulson, Sterling K. Brown and Scott Alexander pose in the press room with the award for best movie made for television or limited series for "The People v. O.J. Simpson" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

The Times says that on Sunday night at the awards show, Miller joked about possible hacking of the election by Russia and the automation of jobs.

Director Damien Chazelle, accepts the award for best picture for "La La Land" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. Pictured on stage from left, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz, Justin Hurwitz, Mary Zophres, Emma Stone, and Ryan Gosling. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Director Damien Chazelle, accepts the award for best picture for "La La Land" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. Pictured on stage from left, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz, Justin Hurwitz, Mary Zophres, Emma Stone, and Ryan Gosling. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

The big winners at the show include:

Director Damien Chazelle, center, accepts the award for best picture for "La La Land" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. Pictured on stage from left, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz, Mary Zophres, Emma Stone, and Ryan Gosling. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Director Damien Chazelle, center, accepts the award for best picture for "La La Land" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. Pictured on stage from left, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz, Mary Zophres, Emma Stone, and Ryan Gosling. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

IN THE FILM CATEGORIES

Ryan Murphy, from left, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Sarah Paulson wave as the cast and crew of "The People v. O.J. Simpson," winners of the award for best movie made for television or limited series, walk off stage at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Ryan Murphy, from left, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Sarah Paulson wave as the cast and crew of "The People v. O.J. Simpson," winners of the award for best movie made for television or limited series, walk off stage at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

— "La La Land" for best picture.

Kristian Nairn accepts the award for best drama series for "Game of Thrones" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Kristian Nairn accepts the award for best drama series for "Game of Thrones" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

— Casey Affleck for best actor for his lead role in "Manchester by the Sea."

Gary Gilbert, from left, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Damien Chazelle, Jordan Horowitz, Justin Hurwitz, and Mary Zophres pose in the press room with the award for best picture for "La La Land" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Gary Gilbert, from left, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Damien Chazelle, Jordan Horowitz, Justin Hurwitz, and Mary Zophres pose in the press room with the award for best picture for "La La Land" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

— Natalie Portman for best actress for her lead role in "Jackie."

Sterling K. Brown poses in the press room with the award for best supporting actor in a movie made for television or limited series for "The People v. O.J. Simpson" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Sterling K. Brown poses in the press room with the award for best supporting actor in a movie made for television or limited series for "The People v. O.J. Simpson" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

— Mahershala Ali for his supporting role in "Moonlight."

Sterling K. Brown poses in the press room with the award for best supporting actor in a movie made for television or limited series for "The People v. O.J. Simpson" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Sterling K. Brown poses in the press room with the award for best supporting actor in a movie made for television or limited series for "The People v. O.J. Simpson" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

— Viola Davis for her supporting role in "Fences"

Casey Affleck poses in the press room with the award for best actor for "Manchester by the Sea" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Casey Affleck poses in the press room with the award for best actor for "Manchester by the Sea" at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

IN THE TELEVISION CATEGORIES

Host T.J. Miller, left, and Kate Miller pose in the press room at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Host T.J. Miller, left, and Kate Miller pose in the press room at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

— Courtney B. Vance for his "The People v. O. J. Simpson" role as Simpson attorney Johnnie Cochran.

Jenny Cipoletti arrives at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Jenny Cipoletti arrives at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

— Donald Glover as lead actor in a comedy series for his role in "Atlanta."

Host T.J. Miller speaks in the press room at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Host T.J. Miller speaks in the press room at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

— Thandie Newton as supporting actress in a drama series for her role in the "Westworld."

Justin Hurwitz poses in the press room with the awards for best song for "City of Stars," and best picture for "La La Land," at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Justin Hurwitz poses in the press room with the awards for best song for "City of Stars," and best picture for "La La Land," at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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Andre Braugher arrives at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) © The Associated Press Andre Braugher arrives at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Information from: Los Angeles Times, http://www.latimes.com/

Emma Stone, left, and Ryan Gosling, winners of the award for best picture for "La La Land," pose in the press room at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Emma Stone, left, and Ryan Gosling, winners of the award for best picture for "La La Land," pose in the press room at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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