Bad Words

That Which Crawls Out of Speakers and Inches Along Your Nerves: Notable Film Scores of Early 2014 | 8 May 2014 // 9:30 PM

From Biblical epics to run-of-the-mill rom-coms, Notes on Celluloid takes a look at (and listen to) some of the strongest film music of 2014 thus far.


'Bad Words' Is Bad, All Right | 24 Mar 2014 // 4:00 AM

Jason Bateman’s directorial debut about a misanthropic adult who disrupts a school spelling championship benefits from his clockwork comic timing, but it mistakes a potty mouth for subversive humor.


Kids, Cursing, and the Cruelness of Life: 'Bad Words' | 14 Mar 2014 // 3:00 AM

This movie is very funny, and for a comedy, that's everything. What's lying under the surface, however, may be more calculated than clever.


‘Bad Words’ among new DVD and Blu-ray releases | 7 Jul 2014 // 7:53 AM

Having built a nice resume as a comedic actor, Jason Bateman turned again to comedy for his first directing effort, “Bad Words.” And he generated

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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