This year's offering from Mr Allen is of a more brittle nature than his more recent works.
First things first: you do not need to know anything about baseball to thoroughly enjoy Moneyball.
This is a more restrained and serious effort from director Mitchell after his outre Hedwig and the Angry Inch and rampant sexfest Shortbus.
Nina (Blanchard) is a waitress in New York struggling with life. One day she turns up to work late one time too many and is fired.