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Science on Screen: Moneyball (2011)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Robin Wright, Philip Seymour Hoffman Director: Bennett Miller Genre(s): Biography, Drama, Crime Rating: R

Science on Screen Film Series All screenings are free and made possible thanks to a generous grant fro the Alfred P. Sloan Foundaition and [Coolide Corner Theatre Foundation]( Synopsis: Based on Michael Lewis' nonfiction bestseller "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game," the book's subject is Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane, who assembled a contending baseball club on a shoestring budget by employing a sophisticated computer-based analysis to draft players. There will be a post show discussion with Computer Scientist Dr. Lloyd Smith (MSU) about the development of baseball analytics.

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