Latest Baseball Movie Is Really Just Another Baseball Movie

Not to be all get-off-my-lawn about it, but sports movies are just not as good as they used to be, right? They kind of suck these days? Moneyball was just OK. The Blind Side had more hokum than heart. The Fighter won Oscars and did decent box office, but it never became a phenomenon. The latest formulaic sports flick… » 8/07/12 8:45pm 8/07/12 8:45pm

Why Aren't There More Good Baseball Movies?

The following is excerpted from Emma Span's 90% Of The Game Is Half Mental: And Other Tales from the Edge of Baseball Fandom, an account of one woman's love of baseball—from cheering along at home to being on the team beat and everywhere in between. » 8/05/10 4:10pm 8/05/10 4:10pm

Buzz Bissinger's 3 Nights In August To Become 2 Hours Wasted At Your…

That other baseball movie is flailing about, but the adaptation of 3 Nights In August, Bissinger's Moneyball diss track and paean to Tony La Russa and the manly virtues of lineup construction, is moving along nicely. The nerds can't win. » 7/15/09 11:10am 7/15/09 11:10am