BAD WORDS Review

     March 14, 2014

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.  Bad Words opens today in limited release.] As I’ve said in previous reviews, I’m a Jason Bateman fan. I think his critics are wrong when they …

Red-Band Trailer for Jason Bateman’s BAD WORDS

     December 9, 2013

Focus Features has released the red-band trailer for Jason Bateman‘s directorial debut, Bad Words.  The film stars Bateman as the Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old who exploits a loophole to compete in a national spelling bee competition.  Guy has a larger …

TIFF 2013: BAD WORDS Review

     September 13, 2013

As I’ve said in previous reviews, I’m a Jason Bateman fan.  I think his critics are wrong when they say he only plays the straight man role.  That’s the role he’s best known for, and even then “straight man” is …