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Old 2nd November 2022, 08:03 PM
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Default Award season 2023: Worst and Best - The Razzies and The Oscars

Yes, I *know* it's hideously early, and the MODS are going to be wringing their hands in anger, but... 'TERRIFIER 2' HAS BEEN SUBMITTED BY BLOODY DISGUSTING FOR OSCAR CONSIDERATION!

We Have Officially Submitted ‘Terrifier 2’ for Oscar Consideration Because It’s Too Funny Not To / Bloody Disgusting
"The most vomit-inducing movie since The Exorcist with the most shocking effects sequence since An American Werewolf in London is coming for the Academy Awards!

As you may have heard, the same fans who made Damien Leone‘s Terrifier 2 a box office hit this Halloween season are demanding Oscar recognition for the little indie that could.

No, it will never actually happen. Yes, it’s a total goof. But you know what? The thought of having members of the Academy endure an extreme unrated horror movie that they would otherwise consider beneath them? That’s just too hilarious of an opportunity to pass up.

So, we’re listening to the fans. Everything about Terrifier 2 has been fan-driven every step of the way, and if you want to have a little more fun with this one we’re happy to oblige.

With that said… it’s now official…

TERRIFIER 2 HAS BEEN SUBMITTED BY BLOODY DISGUSTING FOR OSCAR CONSIDERATION!

In all seriousness, it’s absolutely insane that this ultra-slasher is actually playing in theaters across the country. The film managed to escape into mainstream theaters completely uncut and gory as can be. We broke all the rules and fans rewarded us with tremendous support that shook the system to its core. And we’ve got the vomit stories to prove it. Meant to play in only a handful of theaters over the course of a single weekend, Terrifier 2 just expanded to 1,500 theaters for Halloween weekend – the widest release for unrated horror… ever?!

Terrifier 2 is about as anti-Hollywood as you can get and yet, it’s hanging with the big boys. To date, the gruesome unrated slasher sequel has sliced into more than $8 million in theaters, and not a penny of that could’ve been made without YOU, the fans of extreme horror who believed in Art the Clown’s epic return as much as we did when we first laid eyes on this beast.

Tag @TheAcademy on Twitter with the hashtag #OscarsForArt to take part in our fan-driven – and completely and utterly not serious at all – Oscar campaign for Terrifier 2!

Let’s make some more noise. Let’s see how many members of the Academy we can get to pay attention to a horror movie that precisely none of them would ever watch on their own."
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Old 24th January 2023, 02:12 PM
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The nominations for the 2023 Razzies have been announced:

"Leading the pack of cinematic mongrels with 8 nominations is Blonde, which movie-goers liked even less than critics did. Called a 'biopic that’s not a biopic,' by its makers, it 'explores' the exploitation of Marilyn Monroe… by continuing to exploit her posthumously. In addition to Worst Picture, it’s up for Worst Screenplay and Worst Director, both by Andrew Dominik, whose work here says more about him than it does about his subject.

Copping 7 dings is Good Mourning, a laugh-free stoner comedy achieving the rare feat of scoring a perfect ZERO on Rotten Tomatoes. The year’s most ridiculed movie, Morbius (with Worst Actor nominee Jared Leto in the title role) collected five nods. Disney’s wholly unnecessary (and oddly creepy) live action/CGI remake of Pinocchio pulled our voters’ strings to make it into six categories. Taking the pole position for Worst Supporting Actor is 2022’s most widely derided performance, Tom Hanks’ latex-laden, ludicrously accented portrayal of Col. Tom Parker in the otherwise critically acclaimed Elvis."


Worst Picture
Blonde (Netflix) – Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, and Brad Pitt
Good Mourning (Open Road Films) – Chris Long, Machine Gun Kelly, Jib Polhemus, and Mod Sun
The King's Daughter (Gravitas Ventures) – David Brookwell, Paul Currie, Wei Han, James Pang Hong, and Sean McNamara
Morbius (Columbia) – Avi Arad, Lucas Foster, and Matt Tolmach
Pinocchio (Disney+) – Derek Hogue, Andrew Milano, Chris Weitz, and Robert Zemeckis

Worst Director
Judd Apatow – The Bubble
Andrew Dominik – Blonde
Daniel Espinosa – Morbius
Machine Gun Kelly and Mod Sun – Good Mourning
Robert Zemeckis – Pinocchio

Worst Actor
Pete Davidson (voice) – Marmaduke as Marmaduke
Tom Hanks – Pinocchio as Geppetto
Machine Gun Kelly – Good Mourning as London Clash
Jared Leto – Morbius as Michael Morbius
Sylvester Stallone – Samaritan as Joe Smith / Samaritan / Nemesis

Worst Actress
Ryan Kiera Armstrong – Firestarter as Charlene "Charlie" McGee
Bryce Dallas Howard – Jurassic World Dominion as Claire Dearing
Diane Keaton – Mack & Rita as Mackenzie "Mack" Martin / Rita
Kaya Scodelario – The King's Daughter as Marie-Josèphe
Alicia Silverstone – The Requin as Jaelyn

Worst Supporting Actor
Pete Davidson – Good Mourning as Berry
Tom Hanks – Elvis as Colonel Tom Parker
Xavier Samuel – Blonde as Charles 'Cass' Chaplin Jr.
Mod Sun – Good Mourning as Dylan
Evan Williams – Blonde as Edward G. 'Eddy' Robinson Jr.

Worst Supporting Actress
Adria Arjona – Morbius as Martine Bancroft
Fan Bingbing – The 355 and The King's Daughter as Lin Mi Sheng and the Mermaid
Lorraine Bracco (voice) – Pinocchio as Sofia
Penélope Cruz – The 355 as Graciela Rivera
Mira Sorvino – Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend as Annita

Worst Screen Combo
Both real life characters in the fallacious White House bedroom scene – Blonde
Andrew Dominik and his issues with women – Blonde
Tom Hanks and his latex-laden face (and ludicrous accent) – Elvis
Machine Gun Kelly and Mod Sun – Good Mourning
The two 365 Days sequels (365 Days: This Day and The Next 365 Days)

Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel
Blonde (Netflix)
365 Days: This Day & The Next 365 Days
Firestarter (Universal)
Jurassic World Dominion (Universal)
Pinocchio (Disney+)

Worst Screenplay
Blonde – Screenplay by Andrew Dominik; Based on the novel by Joyce Carol Oates
Good Mourning – Written by Machine Gun Kelly and Mod Sun
Jurassic World Dominion – Screenplay by Emily Carmichael and Colin Trevorrow; Story by Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly
Morbius – Screen Story and Screenplay by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless
Pinocchio – Screenplay by Robert Zemeckis and Chris Weitz; Based on the 1940 Disney animated film and the novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi

The results will be announced on March 11
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Old 24th January 2023, 08:23 PM
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The nominations for the 2023 Oscars have been announced:

Leading the pack is 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' which is up for 11 awards, closely followed by 'All Quiet on the Western Front' and 'The Banshees of Inisherin' which have 9 nominations each and 'Elvis', which has 8

Best Picture
All Quiet on the Western Front
Avatar: The Way of Water
The Banshees of Inisherin
Elvis
Everything Everywhere All at Once
The Fabelmans
Tar
Top Gun: Maverick
Triangle of Sadness
Women Talking

Best Director
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert – Everything Everywhere All at Once
Todd Field – Tar
Martin McDonagh – The Banshees of Inisherin
Ruben Östlund – Triangle of Sadness
Steven Spielberg – The Fabelmans

Best Actor
Austin Butler – Elvis
Colin Farrell – The Banshees of Inisherin
Brendan Fraser – The Whale
Paul Mescal – Aftersun
Bill Nighy – Living

Best Actress
Cate Blanchett – Tar
Ana de Armas – Blonde
Andrea Riseborough – To Leslie
Michelle Williams – The Fabelmans
Michelle Yeoh – Everything Everywhere All

Best Supporting Actor
Brendan Gleeson – The Banshees of Inisherin
Brian Tyree Henry – Causeway
Judd Hirsch – The Fabelmans
Barry Keoghan – The Banshees of Inisherin
Ke Huy Quan – Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Supporting Actress
Angela Bassett – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Hong Chau – The Whale
Kerry Condon – The Banshees of Inisherin
Jamie Lee Curtis – Everything Everywhere All at Once
Stephanie Hsu – Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Animated Feature Film
Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
The Sea Beast
Turning Red

Best Documentary Feature
All That Breathes
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Fire of Love
A House Made of Splinters
Navalny

Best International Feature Film
All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany)
Argentina, 1985 (Argentina)
Close (Belgium)
EO (Poland)
The Quiet Girl (Ireland)

Sadly 'Terrifier 2' wasn't included in any of the categories in this years ceremony!

The results will be announced on March 12
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