Moneyball | ★★★★★★★
I sincerely hope that the management of Kansas City Royals have taken a few hours from their schedules to watch (and perhaps study) this movie. The movie paints a picture of what goes on behind the scenes in Major League Baseball and how teams acquire and fire players. It is based on the true story of how Billy Beane (played by Brad Pitt), the General Manager of the Oakland A's, changed the way that players were chosen with the help of a character (played by Jonah Hill) that was based on real-life baseball guru Paul DePodesta. I found it fascinating how a team with limited funds used an algorithmic approach from a young nerdly guy to revolutionize the team and the sport. That said, I did think that the movie dragged a lot and suffered from a lack of hard editing. Even so, I much enjoyed and recommend it to you. On a scale of ten I give it ★★★★★★★.
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