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Brad Pitt: Will he be the winner at the Golden Globe Awards?

HollywoodNews.com: Brad Pitt: Will he be the winner at the Golden Globe Awards? Brad Pitt’ performances have established him as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after and respected actors earning him two Academy Award® nominations. Last fall, Brad starred in Moneyball, the story of Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane’s successful[...]

Oscars: Bennett Miller talks Brad Pitt, Kubrick’s influence, and the beauty of “Moneyball” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball” was the best movie I saw in 2011. Granted, it didn’t register as my favorite movie immediately after a pre-Toronto screening. But I found myself thinking about Miller’s adaptation for weeks. I went out of my way to see it again. Then one[...]

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie New Photos

HollywoodNews.com: Brad Pitt’ performances have established him as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after and respected actors earning him two Academy Award® nominations. This fall, Brad starred in Moneyball, the story of Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane’s successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing[...]

Brad Pitt, “Moneyball” making Oscar waves ahead of release – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball” opens in theaters tomorrow, giving mainstream audience members a chance to see Brad Pitt as Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane, who introduced a revolutionary (though some might argue “controversial”) new way to pay baseball players into the major leagues. Ever since the[...]

“Moneyball” Review: light, intelligent baseball drama

HollywoodNews.com: The greatest strength of Moneyball is arguably also its greatest weakness, at least in terms of mainstream appeal and would-be Oscar love. It is a film adaptation of the Michael Lewis book which chronicles how Oakland A’s manager Billy Beane (played in a near-flawless movie star turn by Brad[...]

Brad Pitt Oscar debate swirls around “Moneyball” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Has this year’s race to fill Oscar’s five Best Actor slots already been settled? In September?! No, not by any stretch, though it does seem – at this stage in the game – that the Best Actor category is more crowded than any other field as[...]

“Moneyball” pitches Brad Pitt into Oscar race – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As is the case with most memorable sports films, Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball” engages, amuses and educates us with moments that happen off the field of play, rather than with what happens on it. It’s a baseball movie that’s far more focused on the behind-the-scenes process of[...]

Brad Pitt loses beard for “Moneyball” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: To some, the big news might be that Brad Pitt finally shaved that scraggly, unkempt patch of facial hair he’d been sporting for some time now. Maybe things are different in the South of France, where Pitt resides with Angelina Jolie and their brood. But here[...]

“Moneyball” back in the game

The Hollywood Reporter reports that “Moneyball,” based on the best selling book by Michael Lewis, is back on the table. Bennett Miller is in negotiations to direct the Columbia film that stars Brad Pitt and follows the general manager of the Oakland A’s and how he changed the game of[...]