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#1 Posted on 30.1.06 2325.51
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As has become a yearly tradition, the day before the Oscar nods marks the day of the Razzie nominations. And for as much fun as the last year in movies has been, 2005 also saw a whole lot of suck. Here are the nominations from the Razzie website.

WORST ACTOR:
-Tom Cruise (War of the Worlds)
-Will Ferrell (Bewitched, Kicking & Screaming)
-Jamie Kennedy (Son of the Mask)
-The Rock (Doom)
-Rob Schneider (Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo)

WORST ACTRESS:
-Jessica Alba (Fantastic Four, Into The Blue)
-Hilary Duff (Cheaper By The Dozen 2, The Perfect Man)
-Jennifer Lopez (Monster-In-Law)
-Jenny McCarthy (Dirty Love)
-Tara Reid (Alone In The Dark)

WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
-Hayden Christensen (Star Wars, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith)
-Alan Cumming (Son of the Mask)
-Bob Hoskins (Son of the Mask)
-Eugene Levy (Cheaper By The Dozen 2, The Man)
-Burt Reynolds (The Dukes of Hazzard, The Longest Yard)

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
-Carmen Electra (Dirty Love)
-Paris Hilton (House of Wax)
-Katie Holmes (Batman Begins)
-Ashlee Simpson (Undiscovered)
-Jessica Simpson (The Dukes of Hazzard)

WORST SCREENPLAY:
-Bewitched
-Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
-Dirty Love
-The Dukes of Hazzard
-Son of the Mask

WORST REMAKE OR SEQUEL:
-Bewitched
-Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
-The Dukes of Hazzard
-House of Wax
-Son of the Mask

WORST SCREEN COUPLE:
-Will Ferrell & Nicole Kidman (Bewitched)
-Jamie Kennedy & ANYBODY Stuck Sharing the Screen With Him (Son of the Mask)
-Jenny McCarthy & ANYONE Dumb Enough to Befriend or Date Her (Dirty Love)
-Rob Schneider & His Diapers (Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo)
-Jessica Simpson & Her "Daisy Dukes" (The Dukes of Hazzard)

MOST TIRESOME TABLOID TARGETS:
-Tom Cruise & His Anti-Psychiatry Rant
-Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Oprah Winfrey's Couch, The Eiffel Tower, and "Tom's Baby"
-Paris Hilton and...Who-EVER!
-Mr. & Mrs. Britney, Their Baby & Their Camcorder
-The Simpsons: Ashlee, Jessica & Nick

WORST DIRECTOR:
-John Asher (Dirty Love)
-Ewe Boll (Alone In The Dark)
-Jay Chandrasekhar (The Dukes of Hazzard)
-Nora Ephron (Bewitched)
-Lawrence Gutterman (Son of the Mask)

WORST PICTURE:
-Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
-Dirty Love
-The Dukes of Hazzard
-House of Wax
-Son of the Mask

Wow...what a field. I know I shouldn't be, but I really can't believe that Hollywood churned out this much crap in one calendar year. Any one of these movies could sweep and it would work.
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#2 Posted on 30.1.06 2331.21
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You know, I know that Dukes of Hazzard was a crime against God and man, but Jessica Simpson + Daisy Dukes = second-best thing ever. (behind Catherine Bach back in the day, of course). Other than that, they pretty much nailed it.
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#3 Posted on 30.1.06 2334.18
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    Originally posted by It's False
    I know I shouldn't be, but I really can't believe that Hollywood churned out this much crap in one calendar year. Any one of these movies could sweep and it would work.

I can. Especially considering that Hollywood will churn out enough crap in just the first two months of this year to stockpile enough nominees for *next* year's Razzies.

Picks some other time.
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#4 Posted on 31.1.06 0029.51
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Hey, The Rock kicked ass in Doom!

Other than that, yep, crappy year for movies.

Halle Berry took a year off, but I'm sure the increased prominence she demanded for X3 will ensure a swift and sure victory for her next year.

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#5 Posted on 31.1.06 0507.43
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You know what would make the Razzies fun? If they were just something some dude came up with on his website. However, fully grown adults actually putting together an awards show for what they deem crap is just a waste of time and money.
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#6 Posted on 31.1.06 0708.21
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I'm just happy they didn't use the Razzies as a forum for their political beliefs this year. Britney Spears and George W. Bush as worst actors in Fahrenheit 911? Come on.
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#7 Posted on 31.1.06 0828.39
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I'm no big fan of Tom Cruise, but nominating a Razzie to a multiple Oscar nominated actor just seems to come off as nothing but more Tom & Katie bashing rather than actually awarding him for bad acting. I think he did a decent job in "War Of The Worlds."
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#8 Posted on 31.1.06 0925.00
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How bad was this year? This year saw a remake of an American cinematic classic redone as a zany comedy with Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac which *wasn't* nominated for Worst Remake/Sequel and the movies they came up with were all actually worse.
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#9 Posted on 31.1.06 1008.55
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    Originally posted by Kevintripod
    I'm no big fan of Tom Cruise, but nominating a Razzie to a multiple Oscar nominated actor just seems to come off as nothing but more Tom & Katie bashing rather than actually awarding him for bad acting. I think he did a decent job in "War Of The Worlds."


He was pathetic in War of the Worlds. I could not even for a minute buy him as a blue collar divrced deadbeat dad. Of course since he IS TOM CRUISE, he is able to walk out into the blood soaked land looking for his daughter, watch her get adbucted by tripods, have the presence of mind to find some hand grenades, then PURPOSELY get abducted by same said tripod, get almost swallowed by said tripod, be lucky enough to have other people in the basket pull him out as he is being swallowed, and have the presence of mind to pull the pins and blow up said tripod, fall, I don't know, 50+ feet to the ground, AND LIVE (as does his daughter), escape furhter tripods and return his daughter to Boston to be with her mom and new dad. What a hero.

They took a great premise and shit on it. This movie was a complete waste of my time. Only in his pathetic acting was I able to find some humor.
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#10 Posted on 2.2.06 0643.45
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No, it's the Razzies that are pathetic. They're a desperate cry for attention, made obvious by their ignoring better/worse candidates in favor of newsworthy ones. Come on, "Jessica Simpson & her Daisy Dukes" as worst couple? That's just idiotic. I dislike the woman as much as anyone but that's just trying too hard to be cute.

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#11 Posted on 2.2.06 0659.16
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    Originally posted by BigFredMachine
    No, it's the Razzies that are pathetic. They're a desperate cry for attention, made obvious by their ignoring better/worse candidates in favor of newsworthy ones. Come on, "Jessica Simpson & her Daisy Dukes" as worst couple? That's just idiotic. I dislike the woman as much as anyone but that's just trying too hard to be cute.




Meh. It's no more annoying and pathetic than Blackwell's worst dressed list or Simon Cowell's catty kvetching on Amer'n Idol every week. Pop Culture needs this self-mockery as an innoculation against its own lethal earnestness and self-importance.
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#12 Posted on 2.2.06 0945.22
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    Originally posted by BigFredMachine
    No, it's the Razzies that are pathetic. They're a desperate cry for attention, made obvious by their ignoring better/worse candidates in favor of newsworthy ones. Come on, "Jessica Simpson & her Daisy Dukes" as worst couple? That's just idiotic. I dislike the woman as much as anyone but that's just trying too hard to be cute.


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