The 2011 Golden Raspberry Awards Are Handed Out


Last month we learned which of the most horrible films of the horrible films of 2010 were nominated for Golden Raspberry Awards and today we learn which films walked away as the worst of the worst. As you may know, the Golden Raspberry Awards — or, Razzies — are handed out in a special ceremony on the night before the Academy Awards as a way to honor … er … single out the worst of the worst in film. This year, the film that took home the most Razzies was the M. Night Shyamalan crapfest known as The Last Airbender. The runner up, nabbed the second highest number of Razzies, was the horribly disappointing (and kinda offensive) Sex and the City 2.

The night before the Academy Awards presents Oscars to the best achievement in films, the 31st annual Razzie Awards celebrated the “Berry Worst Achievement in Film” for 2010. The big “winner” — so to speak — at the satirical ceremony presented by the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation on Saturday evening at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre was M. Night Shyamalan’s critically skewered 3-D fantasy film, “The Last Airbender.” The film took home Razzies for worst picture, worst director, worst screenplay, worst supporting actor for Jackson Rathbone, who also won for “Twilight Saga: Eclipse,” and the new Razzie category, worst eye-gouging misuse of 3-D. The evening’s other major loser was “Sex and the City 2,” which took home worst actress for all four of its stars — Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon — worst sequel and worst screen ensemble honors. Worst actor went to Ashton Kutcher for two films — “Killers” and “Valentine’s Day” — and worst supporting actress went to Jessica Alba for four films — “The Killer Inside Me,” “Little Fockers,” “Machete” and “Valentine’s Day.”

In my mind, all of the nominees this year are worthy of Razzies. 2010 was a particularly bad year for horrible films. I can’t even get over how offensive, in hindsight, Sex and the City 2 was for me. I love the series so much and really adore the first film … the sequel was just SO bad in almost every respect. It may not have been the absolute worst film of the year … but it was bad enough to be singled out and I’m glad the Razzies did just that. I didn’t even bother to waste my time with The Last Airbender but from the true fans of the animated series that I heard from, M. Night’s live action version of the story and characters was a steaming pile of turds. I am not surprised that it was honored as the worst film of the worst films. In just a few hours, the best of the best film performances will be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences … but it’s nice to pause, at least for a little while, to recognize the terrible films that offended our eyes and sensibilities ;) Click HERE for a full list of this year’s Razzie Awards winners. Did YOUR most hated films/actors win any awards?


  • Zanne

    Just out of curiousity, what was offensive about Sex and the City 2? I’ve never seen either movie and only saw a few episodes of the actual show. I was just wondering b/c your review of the movie when it came out was fairly positive (not that you said it was great, just that it was a fun movie).

    • @Zanne — “Just out of curiousity, what was offensive about Sex and the City 2?” The writing, the acting, the EVERYTHING! It was such an affront to how amazing both the SaTC series and first movie was that I was actually OFFENDED by how horrendous it was :( My initial review came from a love of Sex and the City … I ended up seeing it a second time and it became painfully clear what a piece of garbage the film actually is.

  • Carl

    Did you like the movie Valentine’s Day? I thought that was a pretty good movie minus Taylor Swift.

  • blaqfury

    Wooo-hooo! I called The Last Airbender for the win! and I’m glad it won. As a huge fan of the cartoon, I had feelings of disbelief which turned into anger and eventually disrespect when I walked out that theatre. I feel M. Night owes me a personal apology.

    I hope this further nixes any attempt he is planning for a sequel.

    • alyse

      I agree! I loved the cartoon! It is in my top 5 favorite shows of my childhood. When I heard how badly M. Night portrayed it I couldn’t bear to go see it.

  • Ria

    Oh thank goodness justice was served to SatC2.

  • apriljan

    Aw. I love Jackson Rathbone. LOL