The Badger Game

Synopsis: A chronic philanderer falls victim to an extortion scheme when he is abducted by four masked strangers demanding retribution for his sins.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Joshua Wagner (co-director), Thomas Zambeck (co-director)
99 min



He broke up with me.

Out of the blue.

No reason, just nice knowing

you, have a nice fucking life.

I spent a week trying to

get a hold of him

and eventually I found out

where the prick lived.

You were dating him for six months

and you didn't know where he lived?

And now I know why... he's married

with two kids in Calabasas.

Not only that,

he's been fucking other women,

besides me, besides his wife.

- Does she know?

- She doesn't have a clue.

- How do you know?

- Because I know.

She's raises the kids.

He brings home the bacon.

Very "Patty Duke" type.

That really sucks,

Alex, I'm sorry,

but what does this

have anything to do with me?

Which leads me to my plan.

So you gonna tell her?

- Not exactly.

- What, are you gonna kill him?

I'm gonna blackmail him.

Like, for money?

Yeah, money.

He's loaded.

He works at some

big time ad agency

owned by "Patty Duke's" father.

She finds out, he finds out,

bye-bye posh lifestyle,

hello alimony.

You know, that is

big time illegal.

I'm not just

blackmailing anyone.

I let him f*ck me in the ass.

Seriously? Come on.

And besides,

he makes steady income.

He'll make what we take

in a year.

We? Who is "we"?

You know...

I knew that there must be

some fucked-up reason

why you called me over here.

Shelly, you are

the only person I trust.

That's real sweet, Alex...

but I don't trust you.

- Shelly...

- And actually, I'm not that surprised

that you didn't have

anybody else to call.

I just... I find it

sort of ironic

that you would call me considering

you fucked my boyfriend.

You're not still mad

about that are you?

It's not like you two were

getting married or anything.

You know, honestly,

Alex, I came over here

because I thought you

might be ready to apologize.


I don't even remember his name.

It's Kevin. Kevin.


I'm sorry I fucked Kevin.

I did you a favor by the way.

Not a whole lot

going on down there.

You know, that is the shitty

apology I've ever heard.

This is more

than an apology, Shelly.

I know that you and your

daughter live in Shanty Town.


You don't think I know what

my best friend's been up to?

Ex-best friend, okay?

And it's not called

"Shanty Town" anymore.

Shelly, it's called Shanty Town.

That's what we called it

when we were kids.

That's what it's called now.

Just 'cause you live there

doesn't change the fact

that it's called Shanty Town.

We're doing just fine.

We might not have

a hacienda like you here,

but, you know, we're getting by.

Don't you want more

than to just get by?

It's not like I'm asking you

to rob a bank.

No, but you might as well be.

I'm pretty sure the prison

term's the exact same

- for blackmailing.

- And kidnapping.

Don't forget

the kidnapping part.


Just to insure that

he doesn't go to the cops

or try something clever.

Liam's pretty resourceful.

Kip, can you put on a shirt?

You remember my brother, right?

This is Shelly.

- Val High?

- Yeah.

Did we f*ck?

Um, no,

but thank you for asking.

Mm, that's a shame.

She the bait?

- Bait?!

- Don't call her that.

- What the f*ck do you want me to call her?

- Call her Shelly.

Okay, you can

call me "offended,"

and you can

call me "leaving."

And after I walk out that door,

Alex, don't ever call me again.

Two million dollars!

That's what he's got.

I know all of his hot spots.

The idea is for you to

simply show up at one of them

and flirt with him, that's all.

Well, how... how do we

even know that I'm his type?

Because you'll be wearing that.

He's got this thing

for polka dots.

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