Starring: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Robin Wright, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Director: Bennett Miller
Genre(s): Biography, Drama, Crime
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](http://www.coolidge.org/programs/science-on-screen).
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.