Razzie Nominations Announced; TRANSFORMERS and LAND OF THE LOST Tie with Seven Noms Each

     February 1, 2010

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I don’t have much love for the Razzie Awards.  It’s not because I disagree with their choices as much as I find their choices predictable and safe.  Instead, they just phone it in with movies most people agree are terrible and then we move along with our day.  No controversy, no creativity, no reason to care.  Well, I don’t care.  Some people do just as some people think Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Land of the Lost are genuinely good movies even though they each scored seven Razzie nominations.

Other “worsts” include Old Dogs, All About Steve and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.  Acting nominations are even more non-sensical as they seem to pick actors in bad movies rather than bad performances.  Did people walk out of Bride Wars thinking Candice Bergen was one of the worst parts of that movie?  Was Will Ferrell one of the worst actors of the year because of Land of the Lost?  No, but this way you don’t have to actually watch movies and make an argument for these things.

Check out a full list of the nominees after the jump plus the nominees for Worsts of the Decade.  The losers will be announced on March 6th.

land_of_the_lost_movie_poster_.jpgAnd the nominees are:

WORST PICTURE

“All About Steve” (20th Century-Fox)
“G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”(Paramount / Hasbro)
“Land of the Lost” (Universal)
“Old Dogs” (Disney)
“Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen” (Dreamworks/Paramount)

WORST ACTOR

All three Jonas brothers – “Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert Experience”
Will Ferrell – “Land of The Lost”
Steve Martin – “Pink Panther 2″
Eddie Murphy – “Imagine That”
John Travolta – “Old Dogs”

WORST ACTRESS

Beyonce – “Obsessed”
Sandra Bullock – “All About Steve”
Mylie Cyrus – “Hannah Montana: The Movie”
Megan Fox – “Jennifer’s Body” and “Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen ”
Sarah Jessica Parker – “Did You Hear About The Morgans?”

WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Billy Ray Cyrus – “Hannah Montana: The Movie”
Hugh Hefner (as Himself) – “Miss March”
Robert Pattinson – “Twilight Saga: New Moon”
Jorma Taccone (as Cha-Ka) – “Land of The Lost”
Marlon Wayans – “G.I. Joe”

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Candice Bergen – “Bride Wars”
Ali Larter – “Obsessed”
Sienna Miller – “G.I. Joe”
Kelly Preston – “Old Dogs”
Julie White (as Mom) – “Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen”

WORST REMAKE, RIP-OFF OR SEQUEL

“G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”
“Land of the Lost”
“Pink Panther 2″
“Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen”
“Twilight Saga: New Moon”

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Any two (or more) Jonas brothers – “The Jonas Brothers 3-D Concert Experience”
Sandra Bullock & Bradley Cooper – “All About Steve”
Will Ferrell & any co-star, creature or “comic riff” – “Land of The Lost”
Shia LaBeouf & Either Megan Fox or any Transformer – “Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen”
Kristen Stewart & either Robert Pattinson or Taylor Whatz-His-Fang – “Twilight Saga: New Moon”

WORST DIRECTOR

Michael Bay – “Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen”
Walt Becker – “Old Dogs”
Brad Silberling – “Land of the Lost”
Stephen Sommers – “G.I. Joe”
Phil Traill – “All About Steve”

WORST SCREENPLAY

“All About Steve” – Screenplay by Kim Barker
“G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” – Screenplay by Stuart Beattie and David Elliot & Paul Lovett; based on Hasbro’s “G.I. Joe”® Characters.
“Land of the Lost” – Written by Chris Henchy & Dennis McNicholas; based on Sid & Marty Krofft’s TV series
“Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen” – Written by Ehren Kruger & Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman; based on Hasbro’s Transformers Action Figures
“Twilight Saga: New Moon” – Screenplay by Melissa Rosenberg; based on the Novel by Stephenie Meyer

WORST PICTURE OF THE DECADE

“Battlefield Earth” (2000) – Nominated for 10 Razzies / “winner” of 8 (including worst drama of our first 25 years)
“Freddy Got Fingered” (2001) – Nominated for 9 Razzies / “winner” of 5
“Gigli” (2003) – Nominated for 10 Razzies / “winner” of 7 (including worst comedy of our first 25 years)
“I Know Who Killed Me” (2007) – Nominated for 9 Razzies / “winner” of 8
“Swept Away” (2002) – Nominated for 9 Razzies / “winner” of 5

WORST ACTOR OF THE DECADE

Ben Affleck – Nominated for 9 “achievements,” “winner” of 2 Razzies for “Daredevil,” “Gigli,” “Jersey Girl,” “Paycheck,” “Pearl Harbor,” “Surviving Christmas”
Eddie Murphy – Nominated For 12 “achievements,” “winner” of 3 Razzies for “Adventures of Pluto Nash,” “I Spy,” “Imagine That,” “Meet Dave,” “Norbit,” “Showtime”
Mike Myers – Nominated For 4 “achievements,” “winner” of 2 Razzies for “Cat In The Hat,” “The Love Guru”
Rob Schneider – Nominated For 6 “achievements,” “winner” of 1 Razzie for “The Animal,” “Benchwarmers, “Deuce Bigalo:” “European Gigolo,” “Grandma’s Boy, “The Hot Chick,” “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry,” “Little Man,” “Little Nicky”
John Travolta – Nominated For 6 “achievements,” “winner” of 3 Razzies “Battlefield Earth, “Domestic Disturbance,” “Lucky Numbers,” “Old Dogs,” “Swordfish”

WORST ACTRESS OF THE DECADE

Mariah Carey – The single biggest individual vote getter of the decade: 70+% of all votes for worst actress of 2001 for “Glitter”
Paris Hilton – Nominated For 5 “achievements,” “winner” of 4 Razzies for “The Hottie & The Nottie,” “House of Whacks,” “Repo: The Genetic Opera”
Lindsay Lohan – Nominated For 5 “achievements,” “winner” of 3 Razzies for “Herbie: Fully Loaded,” “I Know Who Killed Me,” “Just My Luck”
Jennifer Lopez – Nominated For 9 “achievements,” “winner” of 2 Razzies for “Angel Eyes,” “Enough,” “Gigli,” “Jersey Girl,” “Maid In Manhattan,” “Monster-In-Law,” “The Wedding Planner”
Madonna – Nominated For 6 “achievements,””winner” of 4 Razzies for “Die Another Day,” “The Next Best Thing,” “Swept Away”

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