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    Watch: First Trailer For 'This Is Where I Leave You' With Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Rose Byrne, Adam Driver & More

    Okay, we'll give credit to "This Is Where I Leave You" for the cast the film has assembled. Who could argue with Jane Fonda, Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Rose Byrne, Adam Driver, Kathryn Hahn, Corey Stoll, Connie Britton, Ben Schwartz, Timothy Olyphant, Aaron Lazar, Debra Monk, Abigail Spencer and Dax S...

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    Happy Birthday, 'Arrested Development' Season 4: A Look Back, No Forget-Me-Nows

    One year later, how has the season settled into the public consciousness? How does it hold up upon repeat viewings? And can we expect its like again?

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    Here's to Harold Ramis: Film Independent and Jason Reitman Provide Us With a Lesson on Coping

    "Tonight, is for Harold Ramis," Jason Reitman declared upon taking the stage at yesterday's Film Independent at LACMA Live Read.

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    'Bad Words' Gets a Reddit-Inspired Exclusive Poster Along With Two New Clips

    Jason Bateman's directorial debut "Bad Words" just hit theaters in limited release, and Bateman's found a colorful way to promote his film.

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    Career Watch: Jason Bateman Gets Down with his 'Bad' Self

    Signature line: “Your average American male is in a perpetual state of adolescence -- you know, arrested development.” That utterance from Jason Bateman’s cult series "Arrested Development," which made a comeback on Netflix last year, could be applied to his own career as he continues to distance hi...

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    Review: Jason Bateman's 'Bad Words' Puts a Vulgar Twist on Spelling Bees, Invites 'Bad Santa' Comparisons

    Jason Bateman has described his directorial debut, "Bad Words," as "'Bad Santa' with spelling bees," a comparison so evident in the material that it's practically a remake. The actor's step behind the camera, in which he plays a bitter 40-year-old who crashes a national children's spelling bee by am...

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    This Weekend, Drive Past 'Need for Speed' and Head for the Indies

    This weekend, your best bet is to steer clear of "Need for Speed" and seek out a few indies instead. The critics have spoken, and "Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul's first mainstream theatrical vehicle, based on the wildly popular video game racing franchise, has no wheels. So instead, why not catch no...

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    Review: Jason Bateman's 'Bad Words' Has Lots Of Them, But Few Are Actually Funny

    The past few years have seen the R-rated comedy rise in popularity with audiences, in acclaim with critics and, most importantly, in dollars at the box office. But while successes like "The Hangover" (the first one only) and "Bridesmaids" are pinnacle examples of using the adults-only rating to raun...

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    'Bad Words' Star Kathryn Hahn On Being the Misfit and Working With the Late Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Actress Kathryn Hahn has been working steadily for over a decade, appearing memorably in everything from HBO's "Girls" as Jessa's nanny client to Sam Mendes' devastating drama "Revolutionary Road," opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.

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    WATCH: Two New Clips from Jason Bateman's SXSW-Bound Spelling Bee Comedy 'Bad Words'

    As Jason Bateman's feature directorial debut "Bad Words" prepares to land at SXSW on March 7, two new clips have arrived from the comedy about a 40-year-old who hijacks the pre-teen Golden Quill national spelling bee. Check it all out, below.

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