Razzie Awards 2024: ‘Winnie the Pooh’ horror movie, Sylvester Stallone, Megan Fox take top ‘prizes’

Razzie Awards 2024: ‘Winnie the Pooh’ horror movie, Sylvester Stallone, Megan Fox take top ‘prizes’ - Entertainment - News

The Razzie Awards: Celebrating the Worst in Cinema – 2023 Edition

The Infamous Razzie Awards

Every year, during the prestigious Oscars season when the crème de la crème of cinema is recognized and celebrated, an alternative awards ceremony unfolds that singles out the least impressive (or so they claim) in the film industry – enter, the Razzie Awards. Established in 1981, this 44th edition of the infamous “honors” brought together some notable names like Jason Statham, Vin Diesel, and Ana de Armas for their nominations in the worst actor and actress categories.

Nominees Galore

Joining them in the lineup were “Expend4bles,” “Meg 2: The Trench,” “Shazam! Fury of the Gods,” and the unremarkable “Exorcist: Believer” as nominees for the worst film of 2023.

And the Winners Are…

In a concerning turn of events, the horror film “Winnie the Pooh: Blood & Honey” took home the Razzie for worst picture. The awards association announced this disappointing news on Saturday, leaving many wondering how this particular film managed to secure such a dubious achievement.

Acting Awards

Academy Award-winner Jon Voight won the Razzie for worst actor, thanks to his performance in “Mercy.” Meanwhile, Sylvester Stallone was crowned the worst supporting actor for his role in “Expend4bles.”

Double Razzie for Megan Fox

“Transformers” star and poet Megan Fox found herself winning not one but two Razzies. She earned the worst actress award for “Johnny & Clyde,” and the worst supporting actress accolade went to her role in “Expend4bles.”

Winnie the Pooh’s Dark Side

“Winnie the Pooh: Blood & Honey” claimed an impressive four other awards, including for worst screen couple. The unlucky duo of Pooh and Piglet were declared the “Blood-Thirsty Slasher/Killers (!)” by the Razzie organization.

Controversies and Apologies

The Razzies, also known as the Golden Raspberry Awards, have faced their share of controversy over the years. One example occurred last year when the organization was criticized for nominating then-12-year-old Ryan Kiera Armstrong for her leading role in the “Firestarter” remake. The Razzies later issued an apology for the controversial move.

A Unique Twist in Award Shows

Another memorable moment came in 2010 when Sandra Bullock graciously attended the Razzie ceremony on the same weekend she won an Oscar for “The Blind Side.” She collected her worst actress award for the forgettable comedy “All About Steve,” urging Razzie voters to actually watch the movie before casting their votes. Bullock’s stance serves as a reminder that, much like any art form, film is entirely subjective – from the Oscars to the Razzies.