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    Posted: February 22 2009 at 2:51pm

Was Pierce Brosnan's singing that bad? Yes

Was Paris Hilton that unwatchable? Yes

And yes, Indy 4 was not just a bad film, it was a bad idea for a film.

Finally, I really appreciate the fact that the Razzie voters chose an honest effort at filmmaking as it's Worst Picture over a series of bad SNL skits. I think that affirms the fact that the voters here really are recognizing that there is a difference between bad filmmaking and simply throwing together bad films.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote thomsonmg2000 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 22 2009 at 8:33am
I don't get why everyone is so harsh on Indy 4. OK, maybe it was stupid for putting in aliens and nuked fridges, and it wasn't as awesome as the 3 original movies, but giving it a Razzie over two Seltzerberg works, for Worst Sequel (as opposed to Most Disappointing Sequel)? Talk about a double standard!   
Seltzerberg is back?

OH MY GOOOOOOOOOOD!!!!!!!

http://www.disastermovie.org
http://www.vampiressuck.org/
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Wow, people say the Oscars are paint by numbers these days and you can spot the winners from miles away. Not so with the Razzies! "Disaster Movie" had a total of 6 chances of getting razzed, but they got away scott-free. Wow! Is Mike Myers mocking of the Hindu faith that much worse than random pop culture characters getting kicked in the nuts during every other scene? And Uwe Boll only got one of the three extra chances of getting razzed, other than his Career Award. Amazing! Is Pierce Bronsan's singing THAT bad, and Paris Hilton THAT unwatchable whenever she's onscreen?

I guess in the end, more voters avoided "Disaster Movie" as if it were the grim reaper itself. I can't really blame them. Well, I'm sure Seltzerberg are throwing together yet another "script" for their next "spoof" movie, and since Kim Kardashian had so much fun filming "DM", she might appear in the next movie too, so there's still plenty of chances for razzing those three talentless hacks who have no right to be in show business to begin with. 

PS: The "win" I agree with the most is hands down "Indiana Jones 4" for Worst Sequel. 20 years in the making and all it will be remembered for is the new standard for over the top plot gimmicks: Nuking the Fridge.

PPS: The very thought of Paris Hilton playing Rayne in "BloodRayne 3" makes me laugh until I cry. My friends and I joked if Hilton did team up with Uwe Boll, the movie would be about Hilton having sex with Kristanna Loken's Rayne and the result is an undead STD that turns everyone on Earth into sex-crazed zombies or something like that. It sure sounds like something Boll would direct and Hilton would star in.

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Mike Myers, Paris Hilton, and Uwe Boll get the sh*t, while Disaster Movie, Meet the Spartans, and The Happening leave the show empty-handed.  Now all we have to do is see if the Oscars turn out okay.

Note: The Love Guru has the highest RT Critics percentage of all the Worst Picture winners this decade (14%).

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Razzilla Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 21 2009 at 3:36pm

How The Love Guru can win worst picture while Witless Protection makes that steaming pile of elephant dung look like a serious documentary on hockey by comparison makes me lose a little faith in the RAZZIES...  Larry the Cable Guy deserved every award he could get his hands on...and I felt that he got RIPPED OFF!!!

Comparing Uwe Boll's movies to a sack of horse manure will only get you sued by every fertilizer company in existence...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote saturnwatcher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 17 2009 at 2:39am
Ummm...does the phrase "underwhelming statistical sample" come to anyone else's mind here?
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http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/401801/results 

Above is the link to the results as to who "wins" MiguelAntilsu's poll...

 

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With the Razzie Awards Ceremony on the horizon, I decided to make this.  The purpose of this poll is to find out the outside public's thoughts on who should win what.  If you're a non-voting member and would like to cast your vote for who you think should win these awards, go to the link above.  You can only vote for one nominee per category.  Worst Picture, Worst Actor, and Worst Actress are required categories meaning you cannot submit your vote without answering those questions.  There is also a bonus category for films that did not get nominated for Razzies, also called a Dishonorable Mention.  This is not for voting Razzie members because I'd rather find out what you selected when the ceremony takes place (that's also when the poll closes).  I'm not going to the ceremony, but I'll give you my reaction when I see the press release.
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I didn't necessarily expect someone to give answers, but okay.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Michaels Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 05 2009 at 1:13am

Originally posted by MiguelAntilsu

Which of these is the film equivalent of the Detroit Lions? 

Seeing as how it didn't break even with it's budget, "In The Name Of The King".

Which film is so bad, it's gonna have a hard time finding a spot on cable TV?

"Disaster Movie", some serious editing has to be done to it.

Which film should have been questioned before showing itself in theatres?

That would be "all of the above". 

Who's career is about to end with a bang?  Who needs to leave Hollywood and not come back?

Oh, that's easy, Uwe Boll, and WE are the ones who will provide the "bang".

 

Which film's tagline is "Watch at your own risk"?

Again, "all of the above".

Who thinks the Oscars are a Spanish awards show?

No doubt Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian.

Who can't last 15 minutes watching their own film?

Once again, "all of the above".

Did Disaster Movie live up to it's name?

Oh yes!

Would people rather not know what's Happening?

It would help if something we like to call "logic" happened in the movie.

 

Is it bad enough that the Hottie and the Nottie lacks a hottie?

How about the fact the movie was made, period?  

Will Chris Taylor get his revenge on Uwe Boll?

Not if Boll gives him some of his pot .... holders .... that he has been selling lately in order to make ends meet for the budget to "BloodRayne 3". 

Does the thought of two elephants humping each other seem bad enough to get the Big Five?

Seeing as how it wasn't a Discovery Channel: After Dark program, yeah!

Hope that answers everything for you.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote MiguelAntilsu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 04 2009 at 4:35pm

My Razzie ballot just came in and I'm coming up with some questions to set the moment:

Which of these is the film equivalent of the Detroit Lions?  Which film is so bad, it's gonna have a hard time finding a spot on cable TV?  Which film should have been questioned before showing itself in theatres?  Who's career is about to end with a bang?  Who needs to leave Hollywood and not come back?  Which film's tagline is "Watch at your own risk"?  Who thinks the Oscars are a Spanish awards show?  Who can't last 15 minutes watching their own film?  Did Disaster Movie live up to it's name?  Is this the fall of Mock Sparta?  Would people rather not know what's Happening?  Is it bad enough that the Hottie and the Nottie lacks a hottie?  Will Chris Taylor get his revenge on Uwe Boll?  Does the thought of two elephants humping each other seem bad enough to get the Big Five?  It's time to decide the recipients and it's time to vote for the Weakest Link.

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I don't know if it was exactly sneaked into theaters, but most of the theatrical trailers were never played. It got a little television advertising post release, but it bombed so completely that it didn't stay long in theaters. For my money, it was easily the worst film of the year. For what it is worth, and this may come as a surprise to many, I ended up casting my vote for Disaster Movie/Meet the Spartans as Worst Picture, not because I felt either or both were the worst movie/movies of the year, but because they were the worst of the final five....what a strange year it was...I finally got to cast a vote for President for a man I actually admire and respect, but I think we sort of missed the boat on the Worst Picture nominees here.

 

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Michaels Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 02 2009 at 10:34am

Then again, Strange Wilderness was released in theaters (and onto DVD soon there after) in such a sneaky manner that it almost escaped the Razzie radar altogether. But, in the end, the movies that deserve being razzed the most -the works of Uwe Boll and Seltzerberg- have all the best spots and best chances of being razzed -- and that's what counts. 

Originally posted by saturnwatcher

I guess I should express one other disappointment in this year's field of nominees. It is almost incomprehensible that the year's most apalling stinker, Strange Wilderness didn't manage to find a single spot anywhere on the final ballot. I realize that I must endure the dubious distinction of being one of a very small handful of people that actually saw this trainwreck of a movie, but to let it slip by unscathed is difficult to comprehend.

 

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I guess I should express one other disappointment in this year's field of nominees. It is almost incomprehensible that the year's most apalling stinker, Strange Wilderness didn't manage to find a single spot anywhere on the final ballot. I realize that I must endure the dubious distinction of being one of a very small handful of people that actually saw this trainwreck of a movie, but to let it slip by unscathed is difficult to comprehend.

I suppose that what we have here can be attributed to a phenomenon that might appropriately be henceforth referred to as "A Sound of Thunder Syndrome": any movie so unabashedly awful that not enough voters end up seeing it to give it the Razzing it deserves. I'm not entirely comfortable with the distinction of being perhaps the only human being on the planet that has seen both of these films.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote saturnwatcher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 30 2009 at 7:25am

Brosnan was nominated because of his dreadful singing in Momma Mia. In general, he hasn't turned in a lot of bad acting performances in his various roles over the years, but anyone with such a complete lack of talent for singing should have known better than to take on a signficant role in a musical.

Your favorite childhood shows are probably safe from our wrath, providing that no one attempts to translate them into bad movies.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Headbanger14 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 30 2009 at 4:22am

I think it's also worth noting that Pierce Brosnan was the narrator in the Thomas & Friends movie "The Great Discovery" this year (yes, I still watch the show, bite me)

He did an ok job although he narrated a bit too quietly but I still I liked the movie and it was better than the first two which were boring and badly written.

And if you guys as much as go anywhere near any of my favourite childhood shows with your Rassberries, I'll give ya a Golden Turkey to the noggin!

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