Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 went out with a bang: the last film in the vampiric series swept the Razzies last night, taking home seven "anti-Academy Awards."
Kristen Stewart picked up the Razzie for Worst Actress, Taylor Lautner for Best Supporting Actor, and Bill Condon got a Razzie for Worst Director. Launter and MacKenzie Fox, who plays Bella and Edward’s daughter Renesmee, won Worst Onscreen Couple. And the whole cast can share the glory of winning Worst Film and Worst Ensemble Cast.
Twilight didn’t hog the entire awards show, however: Adam Sandler won Worst Actor for That’s My Boy and Rihanna won Worst Supporting Actress for Battleship.
Alas, none of the winners made it to the Razzies to pick up their awards — unlike Sandra Bullock, who famously accepted her Worst Actress award for All About Steve in 2010 and Halle Berry for Catwoman in 2004. Perhaps the cast of Twilight was too busy rolling on their piles of money.
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Are you sick of hearing about the Oscars and all the amazing movies you haven’t seen and probably won’t see until they end up on TV when you are bored or too hung over to even reach for the remote? Let’s take a look at the flip side of Hollywood lauding Hollywood: Adam Sandler officially had a crappy year when it came to the Silver Screen. The former SNLer has taken the record when it comes to the Razzies, the awards show that honors the year’s worst films, being nominated for a whopping 11 categories.
Jack and Jill, in which Sandler plays both a man and his annoying sister, is getting serious recogntion. He is nominated for both worst actor and worst screenplay couple for that flick, as well as his role in Just Go with It. He also gets double attention for worst-picture and worst prequel, remake, rip-off or sequel with nods to both Bucky Larson and Jack and Jill.
Sandler will be competing with other terrible films like New Year’s Eve and Transformers: Dark of the Moon and actors like Nicolas Cage and Taylor Lautner in the April 1, ceremony.
Sandler should take heart, the critical panning of Jack and Jill was pure comedy gold with lines like "More than 24 hours has passed since I watched the new Adam Sandler movie Jack and Jill and I am still dead inside." Additionally, he can now claim victory over Eddie Murphy, who held the previous record for most Razzie noms for Norbit, for being worse at playing drag opposite himself. That’s a very special feat in and of itself.