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It's not an honor to be nominated for the Razzies

Susan King
Los Angeles Times (TNS)

The most common cliche during awards season in Hollywood is, "It's a honor just to be nominated." But in the case of the Razzie Awards, you have to wonder.
"Fifty Shades of Grey," "Fantastic Four," "Jupiter Ascending," "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" and "Pixels" were nominated Wednesday for the 36th Razzie Awards for worst picture of the year.
Worst actor nominations went to Johnny Depp for "Mortdecai"; Jamie Dornan for "Fifty Shades of Grey"; Kevin James for "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2"; Adam Sandler for "The Cobbler" and "Pixels"; and Channing Tatum for "Jupiter Ascending."
Nominations for worst actress went to Katherine Heigl for "Home Sweet Hell'; Dakota Johnson for "Fifty Shades of Grey'; Mila Kunis for "Jupiter Ascending"; Jennifer Lopez for "The Boy Next Door"; and Gwyneth Paltrow for "Mortdecai."
Vying for worst supporting actor are Chevy Chase in "Hot Tub Time Machine 2" and "Vacation"; Josh Gad for "Pixels" and "The Wedding Ringer"; Kevin James for "Pixels"; Jason Lee for "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip"; and Eddie Redmayne for "Jupiter Ascending."
In contention for worst supporting actress are Kaley Cuoco for "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip" (voice only) and "The Wedding Ringer"; Rooney Mara for "Pan"; Michelle Monaghan for "Pixels"; Julianne Moore for "Seventh Son"; and Amanda Seyfried for "Love the Coopers" and "Pan."
Worst remake/rip-off or sequel nominations went to "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip"; "Fantastic Four"; "Hot Tub Time Machine 2"; "Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)"; and "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2."
Nominations for worst screen combo went to all four of the "Fantastic Four"; Depp and his glued-on mustache for "Mortdecai"; Dornan and Johnson for "Fifty Shades of Grey"; James and either his Segway or glued-on mustache in "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2"; and Sandler and any pair of shoes in "The Cobbler."
Vying for worst director are Andy Fickman for "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2"; Tom Six for "Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)"; Sam Taylor-Johnson for "Fifty Shades of Grey"; Josh Trank for "Fantastic Four'; and Andy and Lana Wachowskis for "Jupiter Ascending."
Nominated for worst screenplay are "Fantastic Four," "Fifty Shades of Grey," "Jupiter Ascending," "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" and "Pixels."
Vying for the Redeemer Award, which honors former Razzie winners who have gone on to do better work, are Elizabeth Banks for directing "Pitch Perfect 2"; M. Night Shyamalan for directing "The Visit"; Will Smith for starring in "Concussion"; and Sylvester Stallone, a Razzie favorite, for his work on "Creed."
The "losers" will be announced Oscar eve on Feb. 27 at a location to be announced.

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015 file photo, Channing Tatum attends the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Jupiter Ascending" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. "Pixels," "Jupiter Ascending," "Paul Blart Mall Cop 2" and "Fifty Shades of Grey" are all tied up for the most nominations at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards. The films each led the Razzies lineup Wednesday, jan. 13, 2016, with six nods, including worst picture and worst actor for Jamie Dornan in "Fifty Shades of Grey," Kevin James in "Paul Blart Mall Cop 2," Tatum in "Jupiter Ascending" and Adam Sandler in “Pixels” and “The Cobbler.”  (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
This photo provided by courtesy of Sony Pictures shows, Michelle Monaghan, from left, as Violet, Adam Sandler as Brenner, Josh Gad as Ludlow, and Peter Dinklage as Eddie, arriving outside the command center in Columbia Pictures' "Pixels." (George Kraychyk/Sony Pictures via AP)
This photo provided by courtesy Twentieth Century Fox shows, The Thing, from left, Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm, Miles Teller as Dr. Reed Richards, and Kate Mara as Sue Storm, in a scene from the film, "Fantastic Four." (Twentieth Century Fox via AP)
FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015 file photo, Jamie Dornan, left, and Dakota Johnson attend a special fan screening of "Fifty Shades of Grey" hosted by The Today Show at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. "Pixels," "Jupiter Ascending," "Paul Blart Mall Cop 2" and "Fifty Shades of Grey" are all tied up for the most nominations at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards. The films each led the Razzies lineup Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, with six nods, including worst picture and worst actor for Dornan in "Fifty Shades of Grey," Kevin James in "Paul Blart Mall Cop 2," Channing Tatum in "Jupiter Ascending" and Adam Sandler in “Pixels” and “The Cobbler.”  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)