Trouble with the Curve is still a charming baseball movie in watching the film a few months after it marked its tenth anniversary. The film marked the directorial debut for Clint Eastwood’s longtime producing partner, Robert Lorenz. If you want my opinion, the director is in there with a stand-up triple. While the film isn’t Eastwood’s final acting role, it’s one of his last roles on screen and honestly, you couldn’t ask for more. Plus,…"Trouble with The Curve Still Charms 10 Years Later"
MLB Opening Day 2022 is finally here so here are a few baseball movies to help you celebrate the day arriving on the calendar. When the lockout started in December, nobody knew if the day would ever arrive. As weeks gave way to months, we didn’t know if we would get a full season or not. Finally, everybody came to an agreement and spring training got underway. And now, it’s April 7, 2022 so we…"MLB Opening Day 2022: Some Baseball Movies"
Written by Ron Backer, Baseball Goes to the Movies (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books) is a look at the sport in film going all the way back to beginning of when motion pictures didn’t have any sound. There have been some other books to examine baseball and film but most of those were released over 20 years ago. Given the number of baseball films released since the early 1990s, an update feels necessary. In this…"Baseball Goes to the Movies is A Must-Have For Baseball/Movie Lovers"