Results tagged with 'Moneyball'
Published Sept. 18, 2012
"Trouble with the Curve," the new Clint Eastwood drama coming out this weekend, is also about America's favorite pastime. If Dirty Harry's latest ends up a swing-and-a-miss, here are five terrific baseball movies that are definitely worth cheering.
Published Feb. 15, 2012
When the Academy Awards roll around I try to see as many of the movies in contention as I can. "Moneyball" was on my list last weekend and it turned out to be a lot better than I ever thought it would be.
Published Nov. 2, 2011
There are several emerging schools of thought on "Moneyball," which tells the story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane. For the most part, the movie has been a hit with casual fans and the general public, though the baseball community hasn't been overly impressed. In short, "Moneyball" is a good movie, though it's significantly different than the 2003 Michael Lewis book on which the story is based.