Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)

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Monty Python’s second feature film was far more controversial than their first, The Holy Grail. It is not that the troupe’s comedy changed at all, they just picked the wrong topic to make fun of. Continue reading

Moneyball (2011)

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I do expect movies based on real events to take some liberties with the truth, I understand that the real story may not be as entertaining as it could so it needs to be tweaked to sell it to a wide audience. That being said, as someone who followed the sport of baseball while this was all going on, it does gloss over some really important aspects of Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) and his tenure as general manager of the poor Oakland Athletics. Continue reading