Tag Archives: moneyball

  • 15 Oscar-Losing Sports Films

    15 Oscar-Losing Sports Films

    Sports films have done pretty well at the Oscars over the years, relatively speaking. Many have racked up nominations for acting, directing, or best picture, and four— Rocky, Raging Bull, Chariots of Fire, and Million Dollar Baby —even won best picture. Last night, Moneyball had a chance to join these films in the pantheon of […]

  • Moneyball And 9 Other Sports Books That Would Make Terrible Sports Movies

    Moneyball And 9 Other Sports Books That Would Make Terrible Sports Movies

    Well, the highly anticipated movie adaptation of the Michael Lewis bestseller Moneyball finally hits theaters tomorrow. It stars Brad Pitt and is coming out right as MLB’s pennant races are getting interesting, so all signs point toward financial success. But does that mean it’s actually going to be a good sports movie? Personally, I kind […]

  • Check Out The Trailer For “Moneyball” (Video)

    Check Out The Trailer For “Moneyball” (Video)

    When it was first announced that those in the movie industry were going to take a shot at recreating the story of Billy Beane’s economic theory on the game of baseball, a.k.a. “Moneyball,” many wondered what the final product might look like. We still don’t have a complete answer to that question, but we do […]