58 – Moneyball (2011)

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Director: Bennett Miller Starring:Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman Running time: 133 mins

Subject: Character study posing as baseball movie about Billy Beane, General Manager of Oakland Athletics, who in the nineties pioneered the practical application of “sabermetric” tactics, enabling his relatively poor team to compete with the big budget boys.

Like: David -v- Goliath

Core truth: “I hate losing more than I love winning.”

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