Tag Archives: Oakland Athletics

“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[...]

“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[...]