Spellbound tell the story of 8 of 249 kids at the National Spelling Bee. It's an interesting documentary, even though it's a little slow during the D.C. spell-off. Read morePublished on July 16 2004 by chicoer2003
I rented this one thinking it was the Hitchcock film with Gregory Peck. I was surprised and not delighted that this 2002 Spellbound was actually a documentary about school kids and... Read morePublished on June 28 2004 by R. A Rubin
Don't be fooled by the title or subject matter--thinking that it will be dry and boring. This is a wonderful docudrama based on the National Spelling Bee, and the drama behind the... Read morePublished on June 22 2004 by Krupali Tejura
This is not a niche film for academic geeks (although they like it), but an intense documentary for all who wish to look outside the box of what is considered "normal. Read morePublished on June 2 2004 by P. Hartung
Spellbound is an engaging documentary about eight kids who are hopefuls in the national spelling bee, 1999. Read morePublished on May 12 2004 by A. Ryan
This movie is fun and intelligent, as my description says. It has lots of hidden "simpsons like" humor, and it makes you think a little :-). Read morePublished on May 12 2004 by "denverused"
This is the most unintentionally funny, stereotype proving movie I've ever seen. From the plantation owners talking about how "not all the Mexicans is lazy- there's some good... Read morePublished on May 10 2004 by Sarah Stephens
In keeping with what other reviewers echoed, Spellbound really is a suspenseful and fascinating documentary following the progress of eight youngsters who have won regional... Read morePublished on April 18 2004 by EriKa