Sticks, Stones and Bad Words

Hmmm… an R-rated comedy directed and staring Jason Batemon with children? yeah, sign me up. Today were gonna take a look at Jason Batemon’s of Arrested Development fame directorial debut.  Jason plays Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old man who abuses loophole in the Quill National Spelling Bee.  This loophole allows him to compete in the competition much to the chagrin of parents and tournament faculty.

So the question that is on everyone’s mind.  Why would a grown man participate in a spelling bee designed for children.  Guy is rude and doesn’t seem have an ounce of shame about hijacking the competition and he doesn’t care about the number of insults or racial slurs he has to throw along the way.


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