“Diana,” the movie model of a musical concerning the late Princess of Wales, obtained a field-leading 9 Razzie Award nominations on Monday, together with worst image and worst actress, whereas Bruce Willis was skewered together with his personal class of performing ineptness.
The Razzies, now of their forty second yr, lampoon the films that critics like to hate, testing the thickness of Hollywood’s pores and skin by reveling within the business’s worst boondoggles.
This yr’s Razzies took a ball-stealing swipe at basketball star LeBron James for a lame remake of Michael Jordan’s “House Jam,” granting it 4 nominations, together with worst actor for James, who can no less than fall again on his $39 million-a-year day job with the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Razzies discovered Willis deserving of his personal particular class, nominating him eight instances for “Worst Efficiency by Bruce Willis in a 2021 Film,” itemizing all eight of his forgettable movies from the yr.
“Karen,” which the Razzies described as hopeless melodrama, and “The Lady within the Window,” deemed lifeless and pointless, earned 5 nominations every. In the meantime, the so-called time-travel turkey “Infinite” and heist filler “The Misfits” got here down with three every.
However the musical “Diana” was deemed a particular degree of unhealthy, nominated for worst director, worst screenplay and an almost all the main performing classes, together with a worst actress nod for Jeanna de Waal within the title function.
These insults have been heaped on high of damage: The Broadway present on which it was based mostly closed in December after simply 33 common performances.
“Diana” received panned whereas two different dramatizations of Princess Diana gained essential reward from the mainstream business: the theatrical launch “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart, and the Netflix collection “The Crown,” with Emma Corrin within the function.
As normal, the Razzies ridiculed former Oscar winners, nominating helpless ham Jared Leto for “Home of Gucci,” Ben Affleck for “The Final Duel” and Mel Gibson for “Harmful” within the worst supporting actor class.
The self-described “ugly cousin to the Oscars” began in 1980 because the Golden Raspberry Awards, created by UCLA movie college graduates and movie business veterans John J. B. Wilson and Mo Murphy.
Greater than 1,100 Razzie members from throughout america and about two dozen different international locations vote on the awards, based on the Razzie web site.
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