Thursday, July 31, 2014

Review – Bad Words

A 40-year-old man (Jason Bateman) with a phenomenal memory enters a spelling bee thanks to a loophole in the rules. If they somehow could have left it at that simple plot combined with the protagonist’s amusing assholism, this would have been an exceptionally funny movie. Inevitably, however, plot and character development intrude, adding awkward complications, questionable motives and treacly relationships. Mildly amusing

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