Moneyball

Directed by Bennett Miller

 

Moneyball has a slick, entertaining script by two pros, Aaron Sorkin and Steve Zaillian, and it's briskly directed by Bennett Miller. Culled from Michael Lewis's book of the same name, it tells the story of the efforts by general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) to sculpt the Oakland Athletics into a winning baseball team in the face of opponents (especially the Yankees) with the financial clout to steal away the best players.

 

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