Bad Words (2013)
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Jason Bateman makes his directorial debut with the subversive comedy, BAD WORDS. Bateman stars as Guy Trilby, a 40-year old who finds a loophole in the rules of the National Quill Spelling Bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. Contest officials, outraged parents, and overly ambitious 8th graders are no match for Guy, as he ruthlessly crushes their dreams of victory and fame. As a reporter attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely
Mar 14, 2014 Limited
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Jason Bateman makes an auspicious directing debut with this exuberantly foul-mouthed and mean-spirited comedy.
What the movie lacks in originality it more than makes up for in charm and laughs...
A tart, likable comedy that must have been pitched as "Spellbound meets Bad Santa".
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