, Comedy, 88 min
When he finds a loophole in the rules and regulations of the National Quill Spelling Bee, Guy Trilby (Jason Bateman), a 41-year-old high school dropout, enters. Cranky, badly-behaved and foul-mouthed, he's determined to win at all costs.
He gets through the regionals, then, at the national level, he meets young competitor Chaitanya (Rohan Chand), a sweet, innocent boy who doesn't seem to notice Guy's nasty demeanor.
An investigative journalist finally uncovers Gus' true motivation for competing.
G, Family, 101 min
Blu, Jewel and their three children are living a perfect domesticated life in the city of Rio de Janeiro, complete with pancake breakfasts and MP3 players. Jewel decides the kids need to learn to live like real birds, and when they hear that there may be more of their kind in the Amazon, she insists the family venture there for a trip.
They find a flock of blue macaws and Jewel immediately recognizes some of her long-lost friends and family, but Blu has a hard time fitting in with these wild birds who view him as an oddity. Meanwhile, Linda and Tiago are trying to stop the destruction of the rainforest, where these birds and many other beautiful animals live.
Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It
14A, Comedy, 95 min
Recently out of jail and completely broke, Julian (John Paul Tremblay) has a plan to get outrageously rich. However, he first has to deliver his product to Montreal where his rival Cyrus is waiting to close the deal. In the meantime, the government's plan to legalize marijuana threatens Ricky (Robb Wells) and his dope business, so he goes to Ottawa to take action against the impending bill.
With Julian and Ricky on a road trip, Bubbles (Mike Smith) joins the pair with his own agendato go find the inheritance left for him by his long-lost parents. The trio runs into trouble when ex-Park Supervisor Jim Lahey and Randy go after the boys in hopes of making them rot in jail.
Canadian Connection: Filmed in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Ottawa, Ontario. The director and stars are Canadian.