Million Dollar Arm is the latest in the inspirational sports management movie genre, ostensibly revolving around baseball.
The Short Version
Jon Hamm is well cast, Alan Arkin is Alan Arkin in the best way, the boys from India are engaging. I just wish the movie centered around them.
If you go, you’ll be entertained. Just don’t expect much India or baseball.
Already seen it? Or at least not averse to a discussion with some spoilers? Scroll on down a bit to see how I really felt. Here we go…
Smaller spoiler gap.
I mean, it’s based on a true story, so there won’t be any surprises.
Last chance to turn back.
Meat and Potatoes
I don’t have much to say on this one. The trailers are a touch misleading, but then when aren’t they?
The movie is entirely about Jon Hamm as a plucky underdog sports agent, who has a…
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