While the Oscars, with its bad jokes and songs about boobs, played out on Sunday night, another award was presented, one that comes with a nary a song about boobs, but with performances by people some may consider boobs. That’s right; the Razzies were announced over the weekend. And one film proved to be the belle of the ball…no, it wasn’t Adam Sandler’s “comedy” That’s My Boy, but one that ended a saga, and ended stomach pains for some moviegoers: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn –Part 2. Cue applause… right…now.
For those that don’t know, the Golden Raspberry Award, or Razzie’s for short, has been around since 1981 and handing out its award to such classics as Jack and Jill, The Love Guru, Basic Instinct 2, and Battlefield Earth . This year Twilight was the big winner, taking the Raspberry for Picture, actress, director, ensemble, on screen duo, worst sequel, well, you get the point.
But don’t worry about Adam Sandler, he didn’t walk away empty handed. His “comedy” contribution for 2012, That’s My Boy, took home worst screenplay and actor. For those of you who really liked both of these movies, sorry. But maybe as the years pass, these films will be admired for the daring originality, heartfelt storytelling and cutting edge comedy…no, I’m totally screwing with you. That will never happen.
Oh and Rihanna took an award home as well, for worst supporting actress for Battleship. Shocking that Taylor Kitsch, with his dead eye stare, didn’t have more of a presence with these awards. But don’t worry Taylor; I’m guessing there will be a Razzie coming your way in the not too distant future.