‘Bad Words,’ Jason Bateman’s directorial debut short on laughs, long on vulgarity
Apr11

‘Bad Words,’ Jason Bateman’s directorial debut short on laughs, long on vulgarity

Jason Bateman is a total jerk to kids. That’s essentially the premise of the new dark comedy “Bad Words,” about a 40-year-old man looking to exact revenge on the world, or someone, by infiltrating a child’s spelling bee contest.

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Not a film to be thankful for
Nov22

Not a film to be thankful for

“Free Birds,” the new 3-D animated Thanksgiving comedy, isn’t the worst way to spend an hour and a half of your life. But it’s far from the best.

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Movie Review: Dallas Buyers Club
Nov02

Movie Review: Dallas Buyers Club

It’s that time of year again. Movie studios, big and small, hoping to score Oscar recognition from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Oscar-buzz alone generally propels movie ticket sales.

This year remember the name “Dallas Buyers Club.”

It has all the markings of an Academy Award winner. The movie is a brilliant telling..

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Movie Review: A Complicated Story
Oct16

Movie Review: A Complicated Story

By Gina Scialabba:

I’ve always loved foreign films. There’s rarely a movie with subtitles I don’t enjoy.

Hong Kong cinema is no exception. Unfortunately, the string of Hong Kong tours de force may have just run out.

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