Wednesday, February 3, 2010


As surely as night follows day, if you celebrate the best in something, there has to be a worst of the same thing.
While not winning an Oscar in the movie industry does not mean that you or your production were amongst the worst Hollywood had to offer during the previous year, winning a Golden Raspberry, more commonly known as a Razzie, does.
Started in 1981, these (dis?)honors are presented to films and their performers the night before the actual Academy Awards to note that while Hollywood may have some great moments, there are also some clunkers out there.
Amongst the nominees this year are:
*All About Steve, G. I. Joe: The Rise of COBRA, Land of the Lost, Old Dogs, and Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen for Worst Picture of the Year.
*Will Farrel (Land of the Lost), Steve Martin (Pink Panther 2), Eddie Murphy (Imagine That), and John Travolta (Old Dogs) for Worst Actor.
*Beyonce (Obsessed), Sarah Jessica Parker (Did You Hear About the Morgans?), Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana), Megan Fox (Jennifer's Body and/or Transformers 2), and Sandra Bullock (All About Steve) for Worst Actress.

In addition, since this is 2010, the nominees for the worst of the previous decade were also announced, culled from all the previous nominations and 'winners' between 2000-2009.
Those nominees are:
*Ben Affleck, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers, Rob Schneider, and John Travolta for Worst Actor of the Decade.
*Mariah Carey, Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Jennifer Lopez, and Madonna for Worst Actress of the Decade.
*Battlefield Earth (from 2000), Freddy Got Fingered (2001), Gigli (2003), I Know Who Killed Me (2007), and Swept Away (2002) for Worst Picture of the Decade.

For a complete list of the nominees or more information on the Razzies, visit their website at

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