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  • A by-the-numbers tearjerker notable mostly for the most adorable little sluggers this side of the "Bad News Bears." show more

  • It drifts above the surface of its natural subjects, content to be a genre picture. We're always aware of the formula--and in a picture based on real life, we shouldn't be. show more

  • Cynics may roll their eyes at Hardball's earnestness, but the movie proves even the most conventional stories can move and engage you, provided they're told well. show more

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