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Movie Review: St. Vincent -- The Passion of St. Bill

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

With St. Vincent, Murray gives his most soulful performance since Lost in Translation. As Vincent McKenna, he gets to unleash a growling, dyspeptic misanthrope unlike any he has played before.

Week in Film: Captain America 2, Dom Hemingway and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Maybe it's because the studio movies at this time of year are so universally dreadful, but I find myself drawn to the smaller films that bite and snarl and generally have bad manners: Bad Words, The Raid 2 and, this week, Dom Hemingway.

Behind the Scenes of 'Bad Words' with Actor and Director Jason Bateman, and Actress Kathryn Hahn

Quora | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

What is the character arc of Guy in Bad Words? This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jason Bateman, Director/Actor/Producer for Ba...

Jason Bateman Knows You May Not Like His New Movie

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — After audiences see Jason Bateman's new movie, "Bad Words," the actor, who makes his feature-film directorial debut wit...

Week in Film: Bad Words, Need for Speed and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jason Bateman makes his directing debut with Bad Words, the rudest comedy about an adult dealing with kids since Bad Santa.

21 Vintage Curse Words That Are More Funny Than Offensive Today

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

In 1939, Rhett Butler, played by Clark Gable, ended "Gone With The Wind" with the world's most famous dismissive zinger: "Frankly, my dear, I don't gi...

Watch Jason Bateman Swear At Kids

Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The new red band trailer for Jason Bateman's "Bad Words" is bursting with all sorts of bad words. The boundary-pushing teaser to the upcoming comedy i...

Jason Bateman And Nicole Kidman To Play Zany Performance Artists In New Comedy

Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment

Nicole Kidman and Jason Bateman will attempt daring acts in "The Family Fang," which finds the stars portraying performance artists who attempt to con...

The Vulgarity of Our Times

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.26.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

To me, the vulgarity in the novel was not its language. What truly makes me cringe -- the most vulgar and obscene things in life -- are humanity's ubiquitous displays of unrelenting greed, hatred, intolerance, and the unquenchable need of people to make war.

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Wednesday, Sept. 11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Movies can amaze with their ability to not just take you out of yourself but to put in the middle of worlds you otherwise would never get a chance to see or experience.

'I Want To Be Able To Not Act'

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — Actors making their first stab at directing are mainstays at festivals, often never heard from again. That is not the case for Jason B...

Rape, Murder and Swag

Dori Hartley | Posted 06.15.2013 | Media
Dori Hartley

We live in the "Let's talk about this" generation and although open communication on any number of subjects can be productive, there comes a moment where all of it becomes over-exposed.

The Most Inappropriate Show Ever?

Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy

It's no secret that cartoons can have their adult sides, but "South Park" really takes the cake. Between the ridiculous characters and potty language,...

What Words Should A Preschooler Never Say?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 11.27.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

We all have our list of those words. Not the banned-by-the-FCC ones -- I figure all parents agree that those should probably not be part of a 3-year-old's vocabulary. But words that are loaded, words that are hurtful, words that feel personal.

Sesame Street, NPR and the F Bomb

Paul Rasmussen | Posted 04.01.2012 | Parents
Paul Rasmussen

You would never want your kid's teachers to find out that you once pulled up old Sesame Street clips on YouTube and then left them unsupervised while you made a phone call.

6 Words You Should Never Write

C.A. Belmond | Posted 11.14.2011 | Books
C.A. Belmond

Recently I conducted a perfectly random, unscientific survey among writers and readers to make a list of words-we-are-way-too-weary-of. Now, as someone who loves words and whose very survival depends on them, I hardly mean to condemn any particular word to the firing squad.

Dictionary Rejects: Which Words Got Left Out Of The Oxford English Dictionary?

aolnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ever engaged a freegan in nonversation, or does the very idea make you want to precuperate? If you haven't a clue what we're talking about, don't worr...

The "N" Word on Network Television

Samara O'Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Samara O'Shea

Thanks to the First Amendment, there's not a single word in the English language that I should be afraid to say. But I am -- and the more afraid we are to use a word the more control that word has.