Tuesday, January 22, 2008

The Razzies Announced! - SendMeRSS

With the Oscars to be announced Tuesday of this week, the Razzie nominations are continuing their tradition of ridicule for the 28th year in a row. Recent Oscar-nominee Eddie Murphy led the race, earning a record five nominations (due to his several roles in Norbit). Lindsay Lohan's film I Know Who Killed Me also "scored" a whopping nine nods from the Razzies, with Worst Picture among them. The full list of nominees is as follows:

Worst Picture

Daddy Day Camp
I Know Who Killed Me
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

Worst Actor

Nicolas Cage (Ghost Rider, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, and Next
Jim Carrey (The Number 23)
Cuba Gooding  Jr (Daddy Day Camp and Norbit)
Eddie Murphy (as Norbit in Norbit)
Adam Sandler (I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry)

Worst Actress 

Jessica Alba (Awake, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Good Luck Chuck)
Logan Browning, Janel Parrish, Nathalia Ramos & Skyler Shaye (all four stars of Bratz)
Elisha Cuthbert (Captivity)
Diane Keaton (Because I Said So)
Lindsay Lohan (as Aubrey in I Know Who Killed Me)
Lindsay Lohan (as Dakota in I Know Who Killed Me)

Worst Supporting Actor

Orlando Bloom ("Pirates of the Carob-bean: At Wit's End" [their joke, not mine])
Kevin James (Chuck and Larry)
Eddie Murphy (as Mr. Wong in Norbit)
Rob Schneider (Chuck and Larry)
Jon Voight (Bratz, National Treasure, September Dawn, and Transformers)

Worst Supporting Actress

Jessica Biel (Chuck & Larry and Next)
Carmen Electra (Epic Movie)
Eddie Murphy (as Rasputia in Norbit)
Julia Ormond (I Know Who Killed Me)
Nicolette Sheridan (Code Name: The Cleaner)

Worst Screen Couple

Jessica Alba & Either Hayden Christensen (Awake) or Dane Cook (Good Luck Chuck) or Ioan Gruffudd (Fantastic Four)
Any Combination of Two Totally Air-Headed Characters (Bratz)
Lindsay Lohan & Lindsay Lohan (I Know Who Killed Me)
Eddie Murphy (as Norbit) with either Eddie Murphy (as Mr. Wong) or Eddie Murphy (as Rasputia) Norbit
Adam Sandler with either Kevin James or Jessica Biel (Chuck and Larry)

Worst Remake/Rip-off

Are We Done Yet? (Remake of Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House)
Bratz ("A rip-off if ever there was one")
Epic Movie (Rip-off of every movie it rips-off)
I Know Who Killed Me (Rip-off of Hostel, Saw, and The Patty Duke Show)
Who's Your Caddy? (Rip-off of Caddyshack)

Worst Prequel or Sequel

Aliens vs Predator: Requiem
Daddy Day Camp
Evan Almighty
Hannibal Rising
Hostel: Part II

Worst Director

Dennis Dugan (Chuck and Larry)
Roland Joffe (Captivity)
Brian Robbins (Norbit)
Fred Savage (Daddy Day Camp)
Chris Siverston (I Know Who Killed Me)

Worst Screenplay

Daddy Day Camp
Epic Movie
I Know Who Killed Me
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

Worst Excuse for a Horror Movie

AVP: Requiem
Hannibal Rising
Hostel: Part II
I Know Who Killed Me

As you can see, the Razzies really leaned on certain films this year. Any notable exceptions? I honestly (and fortunately) didn't see a single film on this list so I feel unqualified to comment. 

-David Morgan 

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