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★★★☆☆ Baseball has always been a popular subject for Hollywood to tackle and the passion for the Us national pastime usually equates to a multitude of bums on seats. During the 1980s there was a flood of big-hitting baseball films such as Field of Dreams (1989), Major League (1989) and John Sayles' superb dramatisation of the 1919 Chicago White Sox scandal, Eight Men Out (1988) (probably the most interesting and cerebral baseball film of the decade). Bennett Miller's Moneyball (2011) has all the brains and insight into the game as Eight Men Out and much more besides.

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- Daniel Green

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