Captures from Brad’s latest movie Moneyball, all in Blu-ray quality.
So, is everyone excited about the Oscars this Sunday? EW.com has a feature on the Best Picture Nominees, check it out:
There are a whopping nine films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards. And between your work, family, and constant USA marathons of Law & Order: SVU (when will those ever stop being addictive?!), you simply do not have time to catch all nine in the theaters or on DVD. But never fear, dear PopWatchers — that’s why we’re here! Each day leading up to the Academy Awards Feb. 26, we’ll be providing you with a deep dive into one of the nine Best Picture nominees. Fear showing up to your Oscars party unprepared to discuss the year’s most notable films? We’ve got you covered. (Just beware: SPOILERS AHEAD!) And if you’ve already seen all nine films, even better — our inside look at each nominee will serve as a handy guide to remind you of the best and worst moments from every Best Picture candidate this year. In this installment we’ll break down all the statistics of Moneyball. (And be sure click here for more deep dives into this year’s Best Picture nominees!)
Release date: September 23, 2011
DVD release date: Available now
Run time: 2 hours, 13 minutes
Box Office: $75.6 million ($20.6 million opening weekend)
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94 percent
Moneyball’s movie math: Bull Durham x The Bad News Bears + A Beautiful Mind – Schizophrenia = Moneyball
Tweetable description of Moneyball: Baseball, math, and a distinguished Brad Pitt playing a darling dad. This movie really does have something for everyone.
What EW’s Owen Gleiberman said: “It’s a baseball drama about something novel and rich: Desire not just to win but to change the game — to take it back from the accountants and rediscover the joy of players who could still triumph by surprising you……Brad Pitt [is] in classic, game-on movie-star mode…[a] funny, exhilarating, tossed-off strut of a performance… A-“
Number of Oscar nominations: Six nods, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Brad Pitt), Best Supporting Actor (Jonah Hill), Best Adapted Screenplay (Aaron Sorkin and Steven Zaillian), Film Editing (Christopher Tellefsen), and Sound Mixing (Deb Adair, Ron Bochar, David Giammarco, and Ed Novick).