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Jon Hamm, Julianne Moore, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger And More To Present At CCMAs

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We’ve only got a few more days until the 16th Annual Critics Choice Movie Awards airs live on VH1 and, as you’ll see below, the confirmed guest list is really starting to come together. Be sure to tune in on Friday night at 9pm ET to catch some of film and television’s biggest stars!

JON HAMM, JULIANNE MOORE, JOSH BROLIN, SOFIA VERGARA, KEVIN SPACEY AND EMMA STONE ARE AMONG THE MANY PRESENTERS AT THE 16th ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS CEREMONY

EMILY BLUNT AND JIMMY KIMMEL TO PRESENT MATT DAMON WITH THE JOEL SIEGEL AWARD

AWARDS CEREMONY TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON VH1 FRIDAY, JANUARY 14 AT 9:00 PM ET/PT

(SANTA MONICA, CA – January 12, 2011) — This year’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards will feature an array of presenters including Hank Azaria, Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Jesse Eisenberg, Jon Hamm, Ed Helms, Rob Huebel, the Kardashians (Khloe, Kim & Kourtney), Jimmy Kimmel, Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Lawrence, Julianne Moore, Joan Rivers, Tim Roth, Paul Scheer, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sarah Silverman, Kevin Spacey, Emma Stone and Sofia Vergara. Maroon 5 will also be on hand as this year’s house band performing during the show as well as the live pre-show. The 16th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards will air live on VH1 on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 9:00 PM ET/PT from the Hollywood Palladium.

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Quentin Tarantino Will Receive Special Recognition For His Use Of Music In Film At The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

57495105rnrnWhether it was John Travolta and Uma Thurman doing the Twist to “You Never Can Tell” in Pulp Fiction, the way that the use of “Across 110th Street” in the opening credits of Jackie Brown sets an elegiac tone for the rest of the film, or Michael Madsen’s infamous ear-slicing scene scored by “Stuck In The Middle With You,” there are few auteurs who make better use of music in their films than Quentin Tarantino. It is this particular expertise that the Broadcast Film Critics Association will honor with a special award at this weekend’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, airing live on VH1 at 9pm ET on Friday, January 14. For more information, please take a gander at the following press release that *just* hit the wires.rnrn

QUENTIN TARANTINO TO RECEIVE THE INAUGURAL CRITICS’ CHOICE MUSIC+FILM AWARDrnrnMAROON 5 TO PLAY MUSICAL TRIBUTErnrnAWARDS CEREMONY TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FRIDAY, JANUARY 14 rnAT 9:00 PM ET/PT ON VH1
rnrn(SANTA MONICA, CA – January 10, 2011) — The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) will present Quentin Tarantino with its first ever Critics’ Choice Music+Film Award at the 16th annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. The all new Critics’ Choice Music+Film Award was created to honor a single filmmaker who has not only inspired moviegoers with his cinematic storytelling, but has heightened the impact of film through the brilliant use of source and soundtrack music. Maroon 5 will play a special tribute with performances of music from some of Tarantino’s most memorable movies. The ceremony will air live on VH1 on Friday, January 14 at 9:00 PM ET/PT from the Hollywood Palladium.rnrnThe inaugural Music+Film Award will honor director Quentin Tarantino who, throughout his career, has truly harnessed the power of a single song and created unforgettable, heart-breaking, exhilarating, and always dynamic moments that remain in the minds of his audience. His mastery of the artful integration of music and film can be seen in such classic movies as Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Kill Bill: Vol 1 & 2, and most recently, Inglourious Basterds.rn

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The Top Five Races To Watch For At The 2011 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, silly, we’re not talking about the holidays; who can concentrate on those when it’s officially Awards Season? While we’re still a month or so away from learning who the nominees for the 82nd Annual Oscars will be, the awards race was jumpstarted this morning when we announced the list of actors, actresses and films that were chosen as the nominees for the 2011 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards. This program, which will air live on VH1 on Friday, January 14 at 9pm ET, has developed a reputation as being the most accurate predictor of Academy Award nominations of any award show out there. And, as you’ll see from the complete list of 2011 Critics’ Choice Awards nominees, the evening promises to be a star-studded affair with many interesting subplots that will make a huge difference once the Oscars roll around. Follow along as we highlight the Top Five Races To Watch For at this year’s ceremony!

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