The argument for Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James as the GOAT isn’t going to prolong to the huge display screen, at least in accordance to the membership of the Golden Raspberry Award Basis (GRAF).
James “won” (but is it really winning?) two awards for “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at the 42nd Golden Raspberry awards on Saturday. The Razzies are awarded to the worst films of the year and are introduced the day right before the Academy Awards.
LeBron’s ‘Space Jam’ remake earns Razzies
“Space Jam: A New Legacy” obtained four nominations and gained the most votes in a few of them. The Warner Brothers film attained the 2nd-greatest amount of Razzie trophies for 2021. James was named “Worst Actor “as properly as “worst onscreen few for any Warner cartoon character (or Time-Warner Merchandise) he dribbles on,” per the nomination checklist.
The film won “worst remake, rip-off or sequel” about opponents “Karen,” an “inadvertent remark of Cruella Satan” “Tom & Jerry the Motion picture” “Twist,” a Rap remake of Oliver Twist” and “The Girl in the Window,” described as a rip-off of “Rear Window.”
The only group the House Jam remake was nominated for but did not get was “Worst Photo.” That was provided to “Diana,” Netflix’s filmed version of the Princess Diana musical on Broadway. It received the most Razzies at 5 overall.
‘Space Jam’ strike with viewers, not critics
“Place Jam: A New Legacy” attained extra than $162 million at the box place of work, but was reviewed improperly. It has a 26% critics evaluation rating, but a 79% viewers review score on Rotten Tomatoes. All in all, he is probably great with that.
James, 37, is in decent firm on the Golden Raspberry Award record that consists of Batman films, “Suicide Squad,” “Independence Working day,” “Less costly by the Dozen” and “Developed Ups,” among the a lot of other individuals folks take into account favorites.
He is not even the only basketball star to win. Dennis Rodman won in 1997 for “Worst New Star” and “Worst Supporting Actor” in the film “Double Staff.” That film has an 11% rating from critics and a 25% audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Shaquille O’Neal was nominated for his function in “Metal” the exact same year.
James, Lakers battle to stay in playoffs
James has even larger items to fret about. He potential customers the league in scoring (30 ppg) and is in some people’s dialogue for NBA MVP all over again. But the Lakers are at this time ninth in the Western Conference standings at 31-42, with the New Orleans Pelicans (31-43) a 50 %-sport behind. The Nos. 7-10 groups commence in the play-in tournament for the 2022 NBA playoffs.
The Lakers enjoy the Pelicans at Smoothie King Heart in New Orleans on Sunday evening even though the awards for the finest films in 2021 are underway at the Academy Awards back at dwelling in Hollywood.