DVD: Moneyball

Review: Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the Oakland A’s manager during their dramatic and record breaking 2002 season, and Jonah Hill as his Assistant Peter Brand (a fictional composite created for the film) who develops the formulas for finding undervalued players.  Typically speaking, I dislike Jonah Hill and the characters that he plays, however […]

Netflix: The American President (and a diatribe about politics)

This is an oldie, written by Aaron Sorkin before he did Sports Night or The West Wing, and, as legend goes, it was the unused material from this film that got recycled into the early scripts for The West Wing.  As a huge fan of the Sorkin-written seasons of The West Wing (Seasons 1-4, for […]