'La La Land' bags nine trophies at 2016 'Critics' Choice Awards'

| Updated: Dec 12, 2016 18:16 IST

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 12 (ANI): Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling starrer 'La La Land' was the big winner at the '22nd Critics' Choice Awards', taking home 'Best Picture' award and eight trophies overall. It was a big night for Ryan Reynolds as well, who was previously named entertainer of the year and won 'Best Actor in a Comedy' for 'Deadpool' which also won 'Best Comedy' nominated alongside 'Central Intelligence', 'Don't Think Twice', 'The Edge of Seventeen' and 'The Nice Guys.' Natalie Portman, who starred as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, bagged the 'Best Actress' award for her stunning role in the biopic. Casey Affleck and Lucas Hedges won the 'Best Actor' and 'Best Young Performer' respectively for their roles in 'Manchester by the Sea' amongst other contenders like Ryan Gosling, Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. While 'La La Land' and 'Moonlight' took the top prize in the film category, on the small screen, 'Game of Thrones' and 'Silicon Valley' took top honors in the drama and comedy categories, respectively. 'The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story' scored the most nominations and dominated the acting categories along the way to picking up a statuette for best movie made for television or limited series.(ANI)