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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.

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'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.

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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.

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‘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

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