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Sports for Nerds: A Moneyball Review

Posted on October 15, 2011

Tonight I went to the theater, with nothing specific in mind to watch, and the only options that started in a timely fashion were Glee 3D, and Moneyball, staring Brad Pitt. I’ve been a long-time hater of most sports movies, because they’re all the same, regardless of whether they’re based on a true story, or fiction.

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Movie Review: Knowing (2009)

Posted on February 20, 2010

My rating: Wait for HBO Last night I watched Knowing, staring Nicholas Cage. The movie takes place in Lexington, Massachusetts, and begins in 1959 with the burial of a time capsule to commemorate the opening of a new elementary school. Fast forward 50 years to 2009, when the time capsule is opened, and Caleb (Chandler Canterbury), son of MIT astronomer John Koestler (Cage), receives an odd letter from the capsule: Two pages covered entirely with numbers.

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