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P1NSTR1PEZ 08-07-2012 08:00 PM

Trouble with the Curve
Trouble with the curve - Baseball movie about an aging scout starring Clint Eastwood, Justin Timberlake and Amy Adams

Trailer just released -

Bourne101 08-07-2012 08:41 PM

Looks bad.

ilovemovies 08-07-2012 10:16 PM

It probably won't be an oscar contender but it still looks good. I love the cast. As great as Clint usually is, based on the trailer, it looks like he gets overshadowed by Amy Adams (not that surprising) and Justin Timberlake (very surprising).

rustysyringe 08-07-2012 11:17 PM

This looks like an awesome little gem. No doubt it will make you laugh, cry, and cheer.

Sure its a role Clint could do in his sleep. Sure its a character he has probably played 15 times. Sure hes not showing great range. I don't care I fucking love him like this.

Only a rare few of the greats can play the same character over and over and get away with it. He is one of those few IMO. Plus, considering all the great films he has not only starred in but also directed, he is entitled to it.

Katsumoto 08-08-2012 12:43 AM

Its too bad, this looks terrible.

echo_bravo 08-08-2012 05:49 AM

Looks like Clint did this role as a favor to one of his long time assistant directors.

P1NSTR1PEZ 08-11-2012 03:57 PM

this is one I'm waiting for, love me some baseball movies!

P1NSTR1PEZ 09-20-2012 02:14 AM

Saw this today.

It's a different film then Moneyball so don't expect that.

Eastwood plays a believable Gus, Adams supports well while it seems like Timberlake was miscast, he just doesn't feel right.

Lorenz got the feel of old time scout and the setting right with dingy motels and pool halls. Unfortunately where the movie loses points is spending too much time on a pointless romance between Adams and Timberlake that adds nothing of substance to the film.

It's a solid movie, and very funny at times thanks to Eastwood's deadpan humor. Could have been better - here's a better idea of what I mean with my full review -

xseanymacx 09-20-2012 01:33 PM

Will NOT being seeing this. I have no interest in watching cardboard love stories and grumpy old baseball scouts (UNLESS they're getting shown what's what by sabermetrics :D)

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