Sports movies vs. the Academy
In sports, America loves an upset.
In sports movies, America loves an underdog.
Which brings us to "Moneyball" -- a film about underdogs and (sort of) upsets -- and Sunday's Academy Awards, where said movie is aiming for the ultimate takedown of a frontrunner.
So can it happen? Can "Moneyball" further resemble its plucky Oakland A's and make history as the first baseball movie ever to win Best Picture -- all while taking down "The Artist" (presumed ...
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