Writer/director Jeffrey Blitz is the man behind one of the most entertaining documentaries in recent memory: 2002's Spellbound. After the runaway success of his geeky-kids-in-a-spelling-bee movie, it was expected that Blitz would soon be getting offers to direct a non-documentary, and his choice of subject matter for his first dramatic feature seemed like a perfect fit: geeky kids on a… read more!
Movies Directed by Jeffrey Blitz (in alphabetical order)
Thoroughly wonderful documentary that follows eight junior high school students from around the United States as they head for The National Spelling Bee Championship in Washington, DC. That these kids come from various ethnic and economic backgrounds is as significant as the fact that four of them have immigrant parents, for Spellbound is not only a portrait of kids in… read more!