With the arrival of the Oscars comes the stench of the raspberries. The Razzie Awards, of course, which claims to "honor" the very worst of the past year’s films … but really they only focus on three or four turkeys and beat ’em senseless.
Here for your enjoyment are the wonderfully amusing and insightful Razzie Award winners:
Worst Picture: "Basic Instinct 2" — only the Razzie crew calls it "Basically, It Stinks, Too." Cleverrrrr.
Worst Actress: Sharon Stone for "Basic Instinct 2" (and on the press release, they actually re-mention "Basically, It Stinks, Too," as if it’s the pinnacle of wit or something.)
Worst Actor: Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans for "Little Man," which is odd because they’re actually two different actors.
Worst Supporting Actress: Carmen Electra for "Date Movie" and "Scary Movie 4" (The Razzie voters really need to see more movies.)
Worst Supporting Actor: M. Might Shyamalan for "Lady in the Water" (Actually … great pick.)
Worst Director: M. Might Shyamalan for "Lady in the Water" (OK, OK, I can name 50 directors from 2006 that deserved it more than Night did. This is just ‘easy target’ practice at this point.)
Worst Screen Couple: Shawn Wayans and either Kerry Washington or Marlon Wayans in "Little Man" (It’s just getting silly by now.)
Worst Remake or Ripoff: "Little Man" (Yes, for stealing from that old Bugs Bunny cartoon.)
Worst Prequel or Sequel: "Basically, It Stinks, Too" (Sorry, that just never gets old.)
Worst Screenplay: "Basic Instinct 2" (Yawn.)
Worst Excuse for Family Entertainment: "RV" (Yay, I had "RV" in my Razzies office pool.)
So basically they trashed three movies: "Little Man," "Lady in the Water," and "Basic Instinct 2," while movies like "BloodRayne," "Material Girls," "Van Wilder 2" and "Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector" escape the spotlight. Great.