Sia’s “Music” has hit all of the unsuitable notes.
The singer’s seemingly well-intentioned however deeply misguided drama sparked backlash earlier this year for its depiction of autism and casting of neurotypical actress Maddie Ziegler as a nonverbal lady on the spectrum.
Now, the musical movie leads the “winners” of this 12 months’s Razzie Awards, which yearly acknowledge the very worst of Hollywood. “Music” picked up three “dishonors,” together with worst director (Sia), actress (Kate Hudson) and supporting actress (Ziegler).
The Golden Globe-nominated film carries an atrocious 8% from critics on evaluation combination website Rotten Tomatoes. Though it was additionally nominated for the Razzies’ worst image, that award finally went to “Absolute Proof,” MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s movie claiming a Chinese language cyberattack “flipped” the 2020 election from Donald Trump to President Joe Biden.
Maintaining to custom, the forty first annual Razzie winners have been introduced the day earlier than the Academy Awards. In contrast to Sunday’s Oscars, which can largely be broadcast from Los Angeles’ Union Station, the Razzies as soon as once more forewent their standard in-person ceremony this 12 months, after being compelled to cancel final 12 months’s occasion because of COVID-19.
Final 12 months, Tom Hooper’s gloriously terrible “Cats” swept the Razzies with six dishonors, together with worst image, supporting actor (James Corden) and supporting actress (Insurgent Wilson). The critically reviled however cultishly beloved CGI musical is a film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s basic Broadway present.
The Razzies, also referred to as the Golden Raspberry Awards, are satirical awards voted on by 1,090 members from the U.S. and overseas.
The complete checklist of this 12 months’s dishonors:
Worst image: “Absolute Proof”
Worst actor: Mike Lindell as himself, “Absolute Proof”
Worst actress: Kate Hudson, “Music”
Worst supporting actor: Rudy Giuliani as himself, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”
Worst supporting actress: Maddie Ziegler, “Music”
Worst display combo: Rudy Giuliani and His Pants Zipper, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”
Worst director: Sia, “Music”
Worst remake, rip-off or sequel: “Dolittle”
Worst screenplay: “365 Days”