This year’s MTV Movie Awards Nominees have been announced. It may come as no surprise that tween hit Twilight is nominated for the most number of categories – seven. Oscar winner Slumdog Millionaire is nominated for six, while MovieSnobs favorite The Dark Knight is only up for four.
MTV has added new categories this year, including Best Song and Best WTF Moment (featuring nominees such as the naked breakup in Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
For the first time in the Movie Awards’ history, viewers can vote on the Best Movie category right up until the announcement of the winner. This is also the first year that the nominees were decided on by fans voting through MTV’s website. The show will air live on May 31st at 9pm.
Further proof that people prefer a silly laugh over a deep, meaningful movie – Paul Blart: Mall Cop was number one at the box office over the weekend. I had planned to go see it, seeing as how it was filmed at “my” mall, but just never got around to it. It could have something to do with the foot of snow that fell over the weekend, or it could have something to do with the fact that I’m lazy. Here’s the weekend boxoffice take: