It was the best of times, it was the worst of times — it’s definitely true when it comes to contemporary feature animation. For all the amazing animated features being produced around the world nowadays, there’s also films like The Emoji Movie.
The Sony Pictures Animation-produced film won four (dis)honors today at the 38th annual Razzie Awards, which recognize Hollywood’s most awful achievements. Among its prizes, Emoji Movie won the event’s top prize, the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture, marking the first (and hopefully last) time in Razzies history that an animated feature has won the award.
Its other wins were for worst director (Tony Leondis), worst screenplay (Tony Leondis, Eric Siegel, Mike White), and worst screen combo (any two obnoxious emojis).