I was a big fan when it first launched. I thought the MTV Movie Awards were a cute idea. It was fun, funny, and entertaining categories. But now? Oh what have they done? The nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards have been announced. And along with reliable categories like “Best Kiss” or “Best Action Sequence,” they’ve created a new category that makes NO sense: “Best Frightened Performance.” What precisely are they awarding here?
Best Frightened Performance
Cary Elwes in Saw
Sarah Michelle Gellar in The Grudge
Jennifer Tilly in Seed of Chucky
Mya in Cursed
Dakota Fanning in Hide and Seek
You know what makes even less sense? Cary Elwes was the worst thing about Saw. His attempts to act scared totally sank the tension of the film’s first 30 minutes.