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Wordplay

Using a slew of interesting interviews and a brilliant visual device, filmmaker Patrick Creadon treats the ordinarily solitary pursuit of "crossword-puzzling" as a kind of spectator sport; his documentary on the subject is nearly as exciting as HOOP DREAMS… (more)

Released: 2006

Rating: PG

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What's an eight-letter word for a star-studded new documentary? Wordplay, going into wide release this Friday, offers a compelling look at Will Shortz, editor of the New York Times' venerable grid, and the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament.… Read more

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Look inside the world of the New York Times crossword puzzle mastermind, Will Shortz, from the creative processes to the quirky, dedicated fans, inclu (more…)

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Using a slew of interesting interviews and a brilliant visual device, filmmaker Patrick Creadon treats the ordinarily solitary pursuit of "crossword-puzzling" as a kind of spectator sport; his documentary on the subject is nearly as exciting as HOOP DREAMS… (more)

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