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Twilight: Eclipse also up for nine

25 January 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Razzie Awards

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Since the Golden Raspberry Awards traditionally announce their nominations the day before the Oscar nods arrive, today (or rather yesterday) is the day. And wouldn’t you know it? The likes of The Last Airbender, Gulliver’s Travels, The Bounty Hunter and more have been given entry to that exclusive Hollywood club no one really wants to be in.

M Night Shyamalan’s latest and the most recent outing of the Twilight franchise, Eclipse, scored the most nods, with nine apiece. But there were even more deserving nominees with Sex and the City 2 and Vampires Suck scoring plenty – and the latter deserves to “win” ‘em all (must… not... remember… film).

Poor old Jessica Alba came in for a rougher time than she suffered at the hands of Casey Affleck in The Killer Inside Me, scooping a Worst Supporting Actress nomination for every film she appeared in this year as one big block (which seems a bit unfair to her performance in that serial killer drama, but then the Razzies are not exactly known for subtlety or, indeed, fairness). Still, we have to agree with the new category, taking aim at “the most eye-gouging mis-use of 3D."

The Razzies will be given out on February 26, the night before the Oscars, and the full list of nominees is below.


WORST PICTURE
The Bounty Hunter (Columbia Pictures/Relativity Media)
The Last Airbender (Paramount/Nickelodeon Movies)
Sex and the City 2 (Warner Bros/New Line/HBO Pictures)
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (Summit Entertainment)
Vampires Suck (20th Century-Fox/Regency Enterprises)

WORST ACTOR
Jack Black / Gulliver's Travels
Gerard Butler / The Bounty Hunter
Ashton Kutcher / Killers and Valentine's Day
Taylor Lautner / The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and Valentine's Day
Robert Pattinson / Remember Me and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

WORST ACTRESS
Jennifer Aniston / The Bounty Hunter and The Switch
Miley Cyrus / The Last Song
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis & Cynthia Nixon / Sex and the City 2
Megan Fox / Jonah Hex
Kristen Stewart / The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jessica Alba / The Killer Inside Me, Little Fockers, Machete and Valentine's Day
Cher / Burlesque
Liza Minnelli / Sex and the City 2
Nicola Peltz / The Last Airbender
Barbra Streisand / Little Fockers

WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Billy Ray Cyrus / The Spy Next Door
George Lopez / Marmaduke, The Spy Next Door and Valentine's Day
Dev Patel / The Last Airbender
Jackson Rathbone / The Last Airbender and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Rob Schneider / Grown Ups

WORST EYE-GOUGING MIS-USE Of 3-D (Special Category for 2010!)
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
Clash of the Titans
The Last Airbender
The Nutcracker 3D
Saw 3D

WORST SCREEN COUPLE / WORST SCREEN ENSEMBLE
Jennifer Aniston & Gerard Butler / The Bounty Hunter
Josh Brolin’s Face & Megan Fox’s Accent / Jonah Hex
The Entire Cast of The Last Airbender
The Entire Cast of Sex and the City 2
The Entire Cast of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

WORST DIRECTOR
Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer / Vampires Suck
Michael Patrick King / Sex and the City 2
M. Night Shyamalan / The Last Airbender
David Slade / The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Sylvester Stallone / The Expendables

WORST SCREENPLAY
The Last Airbender Written by M. Night Shyamalan, based on the TV series created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Brian Konietzko
Little Fockers, Written by John Hamburg and Larry Stuckey, based on Characters Created by Greg Glenna & Mary Roth Clarke
Sex and the City 2, Written by Michael Patrick King, Based on the TV Series Created by Darren Star
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Screenplay by Melissa Rosenberg, Based on the Novel by Stephenie Meyer
Vampires Suck, Written by Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer

WORST PREQUEL, REMAKE, RIP-OFF or SEQUEL (Combined Category for 2010)
Clash of the Titans
The Last Airbender
Sex and the City 2
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Vampires Suck


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RE: Ok repeating myself i think :P
L: goodnightbanana Ok so im NOT a twilight fan but as a film Eclipse was pretty good :P I actually quite liked Robert Pattinson in it and i think hes quite a good actor :P I think its a bit harsh to attack eclipse here but then again i dunno how serious the razzies are taken! As for Vampire Sucks? Dear lord i had almost forgotten it :P when you cant show any on screen chemistry with your own girlfriend thats when your a bad actor!! More

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