Trouble with the Curve

Weekend Box Office Report: A Three-Way Tie With No Clear Winners

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by Jacob Hall September 23, 2012 @ 1:49 PM
Open Road Films
It's expected that box office numbers go up on Sunday afternoon. By that point, the estimates tend to be pretty accurate and if there is a difference come Monday morning, it's negligible. Not so today. Three new releases are nearly deadlocked as I write this and we won't know until sometime tomorrow who will actually be one top. We shall update accordingly. Anyway, here's where we stand right now.

'Trouble with the Curve' Review

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by Jordan Hoffman September 19, 2012 @ 3:04 PM
Warner Bros.
My wife doesn't follow movie news and is impervious to advertising. "What is this, a baseball movie?" she asked as we settled in for 'Trouble with the Curve.' "Kinda," I said. "Clint's a gruff baseball scout, out on the road with his estranged daughter." "Uh-oh," she chimed as the lights dimmed. "Life lessons!"
Life lessons indeed, and they come at you with the subtlety of an aluminum bat cranking a deep line drive. Clint, craggier than ever, begins each day arguing with his prostate, eating junk food and rooting through a stack of papers reporting high school and college score results. "He's the last scout in the majors who doesn't use a computer!" they muse at the Braves' home office. Nasty, conniving Matthew Lillard means it in a bad way, while John Goodman looks fondly upon Clint's old fashioned ways.

'Trouble with the Curve' Contest: Run Home With Some New Baseball Gear

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by Nick Romano September 11, 2012 @ 1:55 PM
Warner Bros.
Whether you loved Clint Eastwood's RNC speech or not, there's no denying that his acting skills are legendary. The star of such films as 'Million Dollar Baby,' 'Gran Torino' and 'Dirty Harry' is returning to the screen for his role in 'Trouble with the Curve,' and what better way to celebrate than with some awesome gear?