Horrible Bosses

(R) ★★★★☆

Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day star as three abused employees whose boredom turns to bloodlust in this dark, clever comedy. As the titular bosses, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell and Jennifer Aniston check their vanity at the door to play, well, horrible bosses. Jamie Foxx makes a memorable cameo as an inept ex-con. A quick pace, a mean streak and deft performances put this summer buddy comedy heads and shoulders above the rest of the seasonal schlock.

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