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Bennett Miller, Biographies, and FOXCATCHER

By at July 7, 2014 | 9:19 pm | 0 Comment

Bennett Miller, Biographies, and FOXCATCHER

Bennett Miller knows reality. Although the filmmaker has just two feature-length movies under his belt, he's already exhibited a remarkable storytelling skill, an ability to tell based-in-truth events from just the right angle. The proof? Capote, starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in some of the most unlikely casting of the last decade, and Moneyball, a winning more...

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Mastering the Underdog Story: MONEYBALL Film Review

By at February 28, 2012 | 11:49 am | 0 Comment

Mastering the Underdog Story: MONEYBALL Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars When Billy Beane's current contract ends as Oakland Athletics' General Manager, he will have been the baseball club's head decision-maker just over 20 years. That'll be in 2019. But the groundbreaking moves he made in 2002 are what captured the mind of prolific author Michael Lewis, leading to his book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (that more...

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The Winning 2012 Oscar Picks, Part II

By at February 26, 2012 | 12:34 pm | 2 Comments

The Winning 2012 Oscar Picks, Part II

Well, Lobby readers, it's been a month since we over-confidently shared our first set of 2012 Academy Award predictions. With the big shindig coming up today, we figured we'd best wrap it up fast. Like now. As a quick reminder, here's who we've already revealed as our picks to be Sunday night's lucky speechgivers: Best Picture: The Artist Best Actor: George more...

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Disney Developing COACH from MONEYBALL Author Michael Lewis

By at February 16, 2012 | 11:29 pm | 1 Comments

Disney Developing COACH from MONEYBALL Author Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis, author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, is about to enjoy a fifth feature film adaptation of one of his books. Tonight, Disney announced that a movie is coming for Lewis' Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life, a quick novel about the effect one prep school coach had on the writer. Lewis will write the screenplay, with Gil Netter (The Blind Side) producing. more...

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