publication date: Friday, October 3, 2014 (part of Fall 2014)

category: Movies

clue: This New York writer and director, who has adapted novels to the screen, is known for getting inside his actors' heads.

explanation: Kaufman made Synecdoche New York, Adaptation, and Being John Malkovich. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Aaron Shurtleff, and Lori Lancaster


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