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In Review: Moneyball

By Maryann O’Connor

It’s 2001. It’s baseball. The Oakland A’s are facing yet another loss in the most important game of their season, beaten by the New York Yankees, a team of several times their worth. The A’s then suffer the humiliation of having their best players poached by more heavily-backed teams. Moneyball, based on true events, tells the story of the team management as they contemplate their uncertain future with limited funds. Continue reading

In Review: The Tree of Life (2011)

By Michael Allard

Once upon a time, being booed at the Cannes Film Festival was a badge of honour. It meant that you were a visionary, your work was radical and the establishment couldn’t handle what it had to say. Those who turned their noses up and their thumbs down were misguided, or hiding their inability to understand art.  Continue reading