COLUMN: Why The Razzies Actually Matter This Time

Full piece available on ScreenRant. Excerpt:

“If the goal here is to ruffle Hollywood’s stuffed shirts, wouldn’t taking the wind out of an audience-beloved weepie (think Forrest Gump) or an arthouse prestige piece (think Nocturnal Animals) have greater effect than tossing one more egg at something “everyone” already agrees is bad? Nevermind how history can change the broad understanding of a film; for example, Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining received two Razzie nominations, while Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls was dubbed the “Worst Picture” of 1995 – yet in the present, the film is typically seen as more of a subversive cult-classic (whose director just helmed the freshly Oscar-nominated Elle).”

Read the full column here.

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