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Moneyball

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Biography, Sport

Release Date :

September 23, 2011

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Bennett Miller

Starring :

Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Robin Wright Penn, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kathryn Morris, Chris Pratt, Tammy Blanchard, Sergio Garcia, Stephen Bishop

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

4 of 4

“..visually expressed in the film by imposing stadiums and fields that engulf mere humans - but also the threatened alpha dogs who fiercely defend their turf..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
“..this film has Brad Pitt, the movie star - easy, assured, charismatic..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
“..the things that are wrong with the movie have nothing to do with baseball, either..”
by Christy Lemire [Associated Press]
“..the film gets many important things exactly right..”
by Joe Morgenstern [Wall Street Journal]
“..stinging repartee of grown men working at a kids' game and tired of being handed the prevailing line of bull..”
by Richard Corliss [TIME Magazine]
4 of 4

“..rationalizing the game actually helped to humanize it, opening it up to players whose quirks had made them easy to dismiss..”
by Ann Hornaday [Washington Post]
3.5 of 4

“..more complex version of the inspirational sports story..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3.5 of 4

“..making us feel the heat in finding value in things others miss..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
“..it's too long, and yet much appears to be cut out..”
by Peter Hartlaub [San Francisco Chronicle]
“..it's not really a sports movie at all, but a tale of outsiders who defy conventional thinking and the institutions that fight them every step of the way..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
3 of 4

“..it's exactly like moneyball - infused with intelligence, amusing in its attacks on false gods, but way easier to admire than to love..”
by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]
“..is about a fundamental cultural shift and the rise of the information elite..”
by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]

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