Articles tagged jeffrey blitz

What Really Happens When You Get ‘Lucky’?

Director Jeffrey Blitz (Spellbound) explores the lives of lottery winners (odds: 1 in 200 million) while looking at Americans' fascination with playing the lottery.

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3 Feb 2008 // 9:59 PM

Rocket Science

Though Blitz hasn't the crossover clout of some of his contemporaries, he does process a marked talent for dialogue and quirky scenarios.

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16 Aug 2007 // 3:10 AM

‘Rocket Science’: Truth, but embellished

There’s an element of autobiography in most directors’ first movies, and Jeffrey Blitz’s absurdist coming-of-age tale, “Rocket Science,” is no exception. Set in

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10 Aug 2007 // 1:30 AM

Rocket Science

As in other nerd-love films, Hal will come of age, with angst and a modicum of ingenuity.

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23 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Spellbound (2002)

Failure is always just one letter away.

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22 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

Spellbound (2002)

In depicting their struggle for the American Dream, Spellbound can be as wide-eyed and innocent as its young subjects.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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