Reporting Bob Nelson
By Bob Nelson
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Our video review this week offers some major stars in high-profile productions.
Brad Pitt (photo) plays the manager of the Oakland A’s baseball team in Moneyball, the fictionalized account of the early years of a team he’s determined to shepherd on a tight budget. Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robin Wright are also in the cast.
“Broadway Empire” is a semi-fictionalized account of the early years of gambling in Atlantic City, NJ. Steve Buscemi plays Nucky Thompson, who ran the business in the early years. “The First Season” is the name given the HBO video package.
Robert De Niro has fallen into the hands of an Arab potentate in Killer Elite.
Then, Anna Faris is the woman looking for the man of her dreams in What’s Your Number?, a so-called “chick flick” in which she firmly believes she’s found the right man.