Bad Words

Bad Words movie

Jason Bateman is a guy everybody knows but few remember why. He’s non-threatening, unassuming, and otherwise doesn’t really stand out. In his most prominent role of Michael Bluth on Arrested Development, he was an overprotecting helicopter dad, a 2000s Danny Tanner, who just blended in against the more interesting characters around him.

In Bad Words, his directorial debut, Bateman attempts to be the centre of attention by being a man with a mission, and a foul mouth.

He plays Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old who uses a loophole to enter the Golden Quill Spelling Bee. His competitors are children. His goal is to win. Everything else is less certain.

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Hopeless Wanderer – music video

Just when you were getting bored with Mumford & Sons (or have been since their first album), they put out what might be the year’s most intentionally funny video for Hopeless Wanderer. Starring Jason Bateman, Will Forte, Ed Helms and Jason Sudeikis, it plays like a glorified and extended SNL skit but it’s worth watching the whole five minutes of

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