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 CNN.com - 'Freddy' leads nominees in worst movie awards - February 11, 2002
Razzie "winners" will be announced March 23, the eve of the Academy Awards ceremony.
Stallone is a longtime Razzie favorite, having earned 29 nominations in the award's 22 years -- and nine awards, including worst actor of the century in 2000.
Razzies founder John Wilson said he expects "Freddy Got Fingered" to be the front-runner for worst picture.
www.cnn.com /2002/SHOWBIZ/Movies/02/11/aa.razzie.awards/index.html   (584 words)

 Print Article: 'Bennifer' sweep Razzie awards
The stinker, a rambling tale of a lesbian hitwoman played by the Latin diva, won the worst film of 2003 trophy at the Golden Raspberry award, or Razzies, Tinseltown's antidote to the Oscars which will be held tomorrow.
The gracious Razzie trophy award is a handcrafted gold spray-painted golf-ball-sized raspberry atop a mangled reel of Super 8 film, "with an estimated street value of $US4.89 ($A6.36)," organisers said.
The Razzies were launched by John Wilson in 1980, who describes himself as a "lifelong cynic and cinemaniac" as a parody of Hollywood frenzied series of annual awards that culminates in the Oscars.
www.smh.com.au /cgi-bin/common/popupPrintArticle.pl?path=/articles/2004/02/29/1077989422371.html   (529 words)

 Golden Raspberry Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, George W. Bush was "awarded" worst actor in 2004 for appearing in the documentary Fahrenheit 9/11.
They followed in 2006 (awarding the worst of 2005) with a new category criticizing Tom Cruise for his odd behavior during media appearances, most notably jumping up and down on a couch on the Oprah Winfrey talk show.
With an astonishing fourteen nominations in all (thirteen of which were from the year it was eligible--despite only twelve categories being awarded that year) and eight "wins", 1995's legendary box office debacle Showgirls is the most "Razzed" film in Razzie Award history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Golden_Raspberry_Awards   (1220 words)

 Star Wars: Blogs | Crazy Old Mike | Oscars tonight, Hayden wins Razzie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Star Wars is up for one award, makeup, not exactly the nomination we had hoped for, but kudos to those guys anyway, makeup is an integral part of SW and they did quite a good job in ROTS.
Several people from the SW family are also up for awards, check this SW.com article for the details.
Talking about the Razzies, I vaguely remember a troll on the boards in the AOTC Forum, years ago, before I was a mod.
blogs.starwars.com /mastermike/46   (334 words)

 Rotten Tomatoes Forums - I hate the Razzie Awards with a vengeance
Razzie Awards doesn't like movies, directors or actors, and their crappy award show should be cancelled for all eternity.
People love to throw razzie stats about Star Wars at me, but OBVIOUSLY they will be nominated because they are the biggest films of all time.
The Razzie Awards are for people who have a sense of humor.
www.rottentomatoes.com /vine/showthread.php?t=441794   (1874 words)

 USATODAY.com - Madonna triumphs at worst-film awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Madonna's latest Razzies bring her career total to nine, tying her with Sylvester Stallone for most awards ever.
Three years ago, the Razzies also chose Stallone and Madonna as worst actor and actress of the 20th century.
Razzies founder Wilson said he always votes last and cast the ballot that tied Madonna and Spears for worst actress, though he would not say which he voted for.
www.usatoday.com /life/movies/movieawards/2003-03-23-razzies_x.htm   (451 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Lopez flop sweeps Razzie awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Razzies, as they are affectionately known, recognise the worst films of the year.
The biggest contenders for this year's awards were Gigli and The Cat in the Hat, starring Mike Myers in the adaptation of the classic Dr Seuss tale.
The film was universally panned by the critics and generally audiences stayed away in their droves despite the publicity it was receiving over the ultimately doomed relationship of its two stars - who collectively became known as Bennifer.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/3496090.stm   (572 words)

 entertainment.iafrica.com | news 'Bennifer' sweep Razzie awards
It also became the first film that was so bad it took all six of the top Razzies, gold-painted plastic trophies handed out at a less-than-glittering ceremony the day before the Oscars, in the awards' 24-year history.
The gracious Rzzi trophy award is a handcrafted gold spray-painted golf-ball-sized raspberry atop a mangled reel of Super 8 film, "with an estimated street value of $4.89," organisers said.
The Razzies were launched by John Wilson 1980, who describes himself as a "lifelong cynic and cine-maniac" as a parody of Hollywood frenzied series of annual awards that culminates in the Oscars.
entertainment.iafrica.com /news/306018.htm   (649 words)

 Berry shows she can play a 'good loser' at Razzie Awards - The Boston Globe
LOS ANGELES -- Hoisting her Academy Award in one hand and newly won Razzie in the other, Halle Berry reveled in a career low point.
President Bush won the worst-actor award for his appearance in news and archival footage of Michael Moore's satiric documentary ''Fahrenheit 9/11." Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was voted worst supporting actor for ''Fahrenheit 9/11," while Britney Spears' fleeting cameo in the documentary brought her the worst supporting actress award.
Razzies founder John Wilson said the prizes were not meant to mock Moore's film, only the statements Bush and the others make while ''putting their highly paid, highly skilled feet in their mouths repeatedly and sucking on them."
www.boston.com /ae/movies/articles/2005/02/28/berry_shows_she_can_play_a_good_loser_at_razzie_awards?mode=PF   (633 words)

 2006 Razzie Award Winners Announced!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In the newest category  at this year's 26th Annual Razzie Awards, mega-star Tom Cruise found himself in a lose/lose situation:  Competing for Most Tiresome Tabloid Target, his Anti-Psychiatry Rant lost out to his own antics with fiancé Katie Holmes to "win" the first Razzie ever awarded for off-screen behavior.
The Razzie Award itself is an intentionally cheapjack tchotchke featuring a golf-ball-sized, handcrafted RAZZberry atop a mangled Super 8 film reel that's spray-painted gold and has an estimated street value of $4.97.
The Razzies were created in 1980 by John Wilson, author of "The Official Razzie Movie Guide." This year's Razzie ceremonies were held  at the historic Ivar Theatre in Hollywood, the new traditional 24 hours BEFORE the Oscars®. 
www.movieweb.com /news/83/11383.php   (561 words)

 IGN: The 25th Annual Razzie Awards
The awards were celebrating their 25th year of mocking Tinseltown's most inept and embarrassing.
Razzie founder John Wilson lead the night along with his Razzie crew of comedians.
In interviews given over the past week, Halle Berry had stated that she just might attend the Razzies ceremony, although little thought was given to the reality of such an occurrence.
filmforce.ign.com /articles/591/591984p1.html   (481 words)

 Your Site of Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Razzie Awards 'dis'honor the worst achievements of the movie year.
The award is in the form of a gold golf ball sized raspberry atop a super-8 film reel.
Anne was nominated in 1990 for the Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Meredith Perlestein in Bert Rigby, You're a Fool(1989)
ysos.sammigirl.com /awards/razzie.html   (184 words)

 Razzie Awards Odds
Bodog has posted 2006 Razzie Awards odds, and these stinkers are ripe for the picking.
The Razzie Awards, given out on March 4, celebrate the worst Hollywood has to offer.
Actually, you are doing the entertainment industry a favor, because awards like this might force them to give their rising stars decent vehicles to steer their careers with.
www.docsports.com /razzie-awards-odds.html   (612 words)

 Razzie awards dredge up worst - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
But every year, a rebel awards show lurking in the shadows of darkest Hollywood starts emitting rude noises in the general direction of the movie studios.
When he was nominated for the 2003 worst actor award for his performances in three movies in one year -- "Paycheck," "Daredevil" and the inexcusable "Gigli" -- Wilson tried to get him to attend.
The winners for this year's Golden Raspberry Awards will be announced at the gala event on Saturday and should be available on the Web site www.razzies.com by midnight.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/pittsburghtrib/s_307308.html   (1056 words)

 RTE.ie Entertainment - Berry accepts her award at Razzies
Halle Berry proved that she is a star who doesn't take herself too seriously when she appeared at the Razzie awards in the US on Saturday to accept her award for Worst Actress.
The awards by the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation 'honour' the worst films and performances of the year, with Berry winning for her performance in 'Catwoman'.
Berry was cheered as she recreated her 2002 Oscar acceptance speech while accepting the award.
www.rte.ie /arts/2005/0228/razzies.html   (116 words)

 Home of the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
RAZZIE Forum Discussions of this year's likeliest Worst Achievement Contenders, here it is: Our on-going, frequently up-dated (and definitively complete) List of 2006 Releases to date.
Even though the other bad movie award, The Stinkers, are inferior to us, they have several original categories I think that we...
I don't understand why he is Razzied so much,...
www.razzies.com /default.asp   (743 words)

 Razzie Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
That's the concept behind the Razzie Awards, now in its 25th year, which celebrates the worst film achievements of the year.
YOUTH ENGLISH SECTION The Razzie Awards While everyone is talking about the Oscar Awards, here I would like to write about the Razzie awards the awards for the worst actors and worst movies.
Razzie Awards ___The Razzie Awards 'dis'honor the worst achievements of the movie year.
www.maarawards.com /razzieawards   (1064 words)

 Razzies Worst of the Decade - The 80's
The Razzie Awards were created to "dis-honor the worst achievements in film.
The tenth annual ceremonies were presented during the 10th Annual Razzie Awards at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel Blossom Ballroom on March 25, 1990
The Golden Raspberry Award Foundation® is copyright protected by John Wilson.
members.aol.com /reedyb/oscar/awards/raz80s.htm   (258 words)

 Razzies 2005 Golden Raspberry Awards winners nominations nominees & ceremony guide book - Hollywood worst film of the ...
The 25th Razzie Awards were held at the Ivar Theatre in the heart of Hollywood, just a block away from music store paradise Amoeba and ArcLight Cinema, host of the AFI film festival.
The audience, 300 lucky guests and Razzie members, were more of a mixed bag than usual: Hollywood players, actors and models rubbing elbows with film geeks and bad movie aficionados.
Another highlight was the presence of the original Catwoman, the beautiful Julie Newmar, who took Catwoman's worst film of the year trophy in place of the producers.
www.plume-noire.com /movies/awards/razzies2005.html   (315 words)

 The Envelope.com: Worst of the worst
All of the winners, all of the nominees, all of the awards shows.
They included a hat trick for Jenny McCarthy, the former Playboy playmate and TV celebrity: She not only shared in the worst movie award as co-producer of "Dirty Love," a comedy about a photographer seeking revenge on her cheating boyfriend, but also won for worst actress and worst screenplay.
The Razzies, handed out at the Ivar Theatre in Hollywood, are announced at this time every year as a good-natured reminder from creator John Wilson and his Golden Raspberry Award Foundation that there are a lot of other films out there beyond the Academy Awards' golden embrace.
theenvelope.latimes.com /news/env-2006razzies,0,2188797.story?coll=env-lat-homepage   (335 words)

 2005 Golden Raspberry Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Golden Raspberry Awards are given to the worst movies of the year.
The nominations for the 26th annual Golden Raspberry Awards were announced on 30 January 2006.
This year, the most nominated film was Son of the Mask with eight nominations, followed by The Dukes of Hazzard with seven, Dirty Love with six, and Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo with five nominations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2005_Golden_Raspberry_Awards   (305 words)

 WILD WILD WEST : Wildest Page : The Action God spices up The Razzies Awards...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
But the 20th annual Golden Raspberry Awards are not your ordinary awards show.
The computer-generated boob didn't pick up his award; then again, the only nominee who has ever accepted a Razzie in person was director Paul Verhoeven, who had the guts to take the blame and the 1996 Razzie for "Showgirls."
Robert Conrad, who played the original James West in the hit 1960s TV series "The Wild, Wild West," took the stage three times to accept awards on behalf of the ridiculous 1999 film version, which he was not in.
www.wildwildwest.org /film/articles/razzies/razzies_art.html   (269 words)

 CNN.com - Madonna flick sweeps worst film awards - Mar. 22, 2003
Madonna and husband Guy Ritchie swept away the competition at the Razzies, an annual spoof of the Academy Awards singling out the worst achievements in film.
Ritchie was chosen worst director, while "Swept Away" earned Madonna a second award for worst screen couple with co-star Adriano Giannini.
Madonna was named worst supporting actress for her brief cameo as a fencing instructor in the James Bond flick "Die Another Day," for which she also sang the theme song.
www.cnn.com /2003/SHOWBIZ/Movies/03/22/razzies.awards.ap/index.html   (471 words)

 Amazon.com: The Official Razzie Movie Guide: Enjoying the Best of Hollywoods Worst: Books: John Wilson,Peter Travers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Razzie creator Wilson names his 100 favorite amusingly awful movies, listing cast and credits, original (often hilariously vicious) reviews for each, as well as a pithy essay on what makes each one such fun to watch.
Although not all Razzie Award nominees are covered here, for that matter not even all the winners are represented, Wilson does a great job with the ones he does cover.
And the Razzies, which celebrates 25 years of "The Best of Hollywood's Worst" this year, is the awards show that wallows in the same pool of cheesy goodness that I like to dive into from time to time.
www.amazon.com /Official-Razzie-Movie-Guide-Hollywoods/dp/0446693340   (2101 words)

 Blog: Bad movies scarce for Razzie awards - Boston.com
Consider the Razzies, an Oscar spoof that presents "dis-honors" for the previous year's worst in film achievement.
The lineup for this Saturday's Razzies is bad, but not the sort of stinkin' bad that makes you wish evolution had excised the human olfactory sense.
The Razzies do offer Tom Cruise as nutcase of the year, earning two of the five nominations in a new category for most tiresome tabloid targets.
www.boston.com /ae/movies/oscars/articles/2006/02/28/blog_bad_movies_scarce_for_razzie_awards/?page=8   (4325 words)

 2007 Razzie Awards, Nominees, Winners
One of the least anticipated awards shows in Hollywood, (especially by those who've been nominated) the Razzie Awards have been dishonoring the very worst to come out of Hollywood year after year since 1980.
This year, watch for the ceremony to be held on the traditional night before the Oscars — on Saturday, February 24 at the historic Ivar Theatre in Hollywood.
On the Web, track all the latest and juiciest Razzie news, pictures and video clips, the full list of 2006 Razzie Winners, plus anything else you ever wanted to know about celebrating the very worst achievements in film...
www.chiff.com /pop-culture/razzie-awards.htm   (529 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Movies: Awards
Chlotrudis Awards - Honors and supports independent and foreign films; seeking to recognize movies based on their artistic merit, not tickets sales.
The Golden Raspberry Award Foundation - Presenters of "The Razzie Awards," saluting the worst that Hollywood has to offer each year.
Internet Movie Awards - People are given the opportunity to vote for their favorite actor and film in a given 6 month period.
dmoz.org /Arts/Movies/Awards   (453 words)

 President, Catwoman win Razzies
Bush, two members of his administration, Britney Spears and the storybook about a goat that the president was reading to children as the September 11 attacks were taking place all took top honors at the "Razzie" awards, now in their 25th year.
John Wilson, founder of the nonprofit Golden Raspberry Award Foundation that gives out "Hollywood's least coveted trophies" on the eve of the Oscars ceremony, said Moore's anti-Bush documentary allowed the foundation's nearly 700 members to do some Bush bashing of their own.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was named the worst Razzie loser of the last 25 years for having been nominated eight times and failing to win even once.
www.banderasnews.com /0502/ent-razzies.htm   (509 words)

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