It’s time to choose the worst of the lot
Hollywood’s biggest awards fest. Tyler Perry’s comedy A
also earned six nominations for the Golden Raspberry statuette, along with Movie 43, a series of interconnected short films about a washedup producer.
The four films will be vying for the Worst Picture award along with bigbudget underperformer The Lone
which garnered five nods, including Worst Actor for Johnny Depp.
“The list includes several ‘repeat offenders’, returning for more pieinthe face/ lighthearted joshing from the only folks whose statuette no one wants to win,” organisers said in a statement.
Sandler, a previous Razzie winner, is back again in the Worst Actor category, which also includes Ashton Kutcher for the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs and Sylvester Stallone, nominated for three films Bullet to the Head, Escape Plan and Grudge Match.
Academy Award winner Halle Berry landed a Worst Actress nomination for two films, the thriller The Call
After Earth, and Movie 43. She will be competing against double Oscar nominee Naomi Watts, who was nominated for the biopic Diana and Movie 43.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2, the final film in the popular vampire series won seven Razzies last year, including Worst Movie and worst performances.
The winners of the awards are chosen by 750 members of the Golden Raspberry Foundation and votes from 62 000 users of the film review website RottenTomatoes.com — Reuters.
Remember to Forget You FORMER Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will each perform at the Grammy Awards this month where the pair will accept a lifetime achievement award on behalf of the Fab Four.
McCartney (71) and Starr (73) will be joined by RnB singer John Legend, hiphop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis as well as country singers Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves and Keith Urban as performers during the 56th Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy said.
Singersongwriter Carole King will also perform alongside pianistsinger Sara Bareilles at the Grammys, which will take place on January 26 in Los Angeles. Other performers include pop singer Katy Perry, French DJ duo Daft Punk, rock group Imagine Dragons, New Zealand singer Lorde, Stevie Wonder and country singer Blake Shelton. — TheWrap.comReuters. THE Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Michael Douglas is set to film his first comic book movie.
The 69yearold actor, who won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Liberace in Behind the Candelabra, will play opposite Paul Rudd in Marvel Studios’ AntMan.
Douglas will play scientist Hank Pym in the Edgar Wrighthelmed set to be released on July 31, 2015. — Arts Editor.
film, THE upcoming Academy Awards show will celebrate movie heroes, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced on Tuesday in their first public comment on the show’s content.
The 86th Oscars will celebrate “bigscreen reallife heroes, super heroes, popular heroes and animated heroes”, according to an Academy press release.
To coincide with the theme, the Academy will host a poster exhibit in the lobby of its Beverly Hills headquarters devoted to still photos and posters from films that include DIRECTOR Steven Spielberg dethroned media mogul Oprah Winfrey as the most influential celebrity in the United States, according to an annual study by Forbes magazine that was dominated by film directors. Spielberg’s influence was boosted by his most recent film, Lincoln, which earned 12 Oscar nominations last year, including Best Picture and Best Direction, and grossed $275 million at the global box office. — Reuters.
Selma Hayek and Adam Sandler in which has been nominated for eight Golden Raspberry (Razzie) Awards this year.
Will Smith and son Jaden in been nominated for six Razzies.