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Things We Saw Today: Batman V Superman and Hillary’s America Take Home Four Razzies Each


In the year’s least surprising awards race, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice cleaned up at the Golden Raspberry Awards (Razzies) with “wins” in four categories: Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel; Worst Screenplay; Worst Screen Combo (Ben Affleck’s Batman and Henry Cavill’s Superman); and Worst Supporting Actor (Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor).

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Dinesh D’Souza’s uber-conservative documentary, Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party, also won four awards: Worst Picture, Worst Actor (D’Souza), Worst Director (D’Souza and Bruce Schooley), and Worst Actress (Becky Turner’s Hillary Clinton).

You can see the complete list of Razzie winners at The Hollywood Reporter.

  • Drawing on the oft-used comparisons between Betsy DeVos and Dolores Umbridge, Twitter users are urging Devos to either do her job and start defending America’s students or grab a terrifyingly floral cat plate and #DecorateLikeDolores.
  • When it comes to video games, Marvel is the one trying to imitate DC. At DICE 2017, Marvel Games creative director Bill Rosemann revealed that Marvel will not require its developers to tie their video games to the storylines in the MCU going forward. This is an imitation of DC’s model, which produced successful games like the Batman: Arkham series and Injustice: Gods Among Us while Marvel’s games floundered. As always, it’s heartening to see game developers given the license to use the best stories for their medium. (via io9)
  • If, like me, you are always aspiring to new heights of ridiculous, then the world of tea accessories is here to help. These adorable teabags over at MentalFloss expand to look like goldfish in hot water.
  • Ryan Murphy clarified that, although this season of American Horror Story is inspired by the 2016 election, no characters based on the real-life candidates will appear. (via MTV)

(Image via Warner Brothers)

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