| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Director Bennett Miller’s “Moneyball” is the perfect sports movie for these cash-strapped times of efficiency maximization. It's also the best sports movie in a long time, period, as well as honestly inspirational — even though...
| Nov 13, 2011
Growing up in New Orleans, writer Michael Lewis learned three lessons that stuck with him for life:
Success and happiness are very different things.
Never become a lawyer.
You don't need to come from a bookish environment to know how to spin a...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 10:33 AM
Bennett Miller directed the acclaimed film "Capote" in 2005. It was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
Miller now brings his masterful but subtle touch to the sports movie genre in "Moneyball." In the process, he...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Don't be surprised if the team on-base percentage of Tarbut V'Torah's baseball team makes a significant jump next season.
Brent Dohling is the high school baseball coach at TVT, a Jewish Community Day School in Irvine with about 150 students. He also had...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:25 AM
Now faring well on the film award circuit, director Bennett Miller's fact-based drama boasts a terrific performance by Brad Pitt as Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane, who redefined the evaluation of on-field talent. He literally went by the numbers,...
| Dec 4, 2009
| 9:32 PM
The twisty, turny life of 'Moneyball' takes another twisty-turn, with "Capote" director Bennett Miller now taking on the project, reports Tatiana Siegel of Variety. ... Steven Soderbergh had been attached to direct the pic, which is considered a tricky...