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Screwball is a movie starring Frankie Diaz, Bryan Blanco, and Ian Mackles. Billy Corben's true-crime dramedy investigates the MLB's infamous doping scandal involving a nefarious clinician and his most famous client: the New York...

Running Time
1 hours 45 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Billy Corben
Writer
David Cypkin, Billy Corben
Actors
Bryan Blanco, Samuel Kai Taylor, Ian Mackles, Frankie Diaz
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Recounting the high-profile doping scandal that rocked Major League Baseball, director Billy Corben (Cocaine Cowboys) takes us into the surreal Miami underworld that provided performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez, Manny Ramirez and other star players. They say South Florida is a sunny place for shady people and this is certainly true of steroid peddler Anthony Bosch and his most notorious client, Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees. While Bosch's medical credentials may be lacking, his storytelling skills are first rate as he hilariously details the rise and fall of his "health clinic", including mob connections, financial chicanery, his cocaine habit, and Rodriguez's eccentric behavior. The documentary plays like a madcap Floridian crime comedy in the vein of Elmore Leonard or the Coen Brothers while it raises serious questions about the ethics of professional sports. Powerful interests would be happy to let this story slip from memory, but Screwball makes it unforgettable.

Comments about documentary «Screwball» (20)

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Sandra H.

This film shows a number of different cultures of the Middle East and the contributions that each culture has made to the region. In addition to the cultures and languages spoken in the region, there are stories and history that touch on all of the major historical events that have taken place in the region. Although it is somewhat difficult to digest the many different cultures, the film gives a good overview of each culture and how their contribution has been seen and viewed in the region. In addition to the cultures mentioned in the film, there are stories of many other cultures, both from within and from outside the region. The stories of these other cultures touch on some of the major historical events that have taken place in the region. The majority of the film is in Arabic, but subtitles are provided in English for those who wish to read more of the stories of other cultures. The Arabic language in the film is both beautiful and powerful, and the narration is an excellent choice for a film of this type. The stories in the film are extremely powerful, but some of the stories were really moving. The stories of the cultures from the Middle East were very moving and powerful. I would recommend this film to anyone interested in the Middle East or who has lived in the region.

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Brandon H.

A well made documentary, but it seems that the two main players (Tony Blair and Dick Cheney) are given very little time to tell their stories. The documentary is actually more about the two men than the war itself. That's a shame, because the war is one of the few major issues of our time that is still relevant. However, it's still important to watch this documentary because it gives a good look at the various ways that the politicians and the media have managed to manipulate the public. It's also important to note that the documentary doesn't shy away from showing that the Bush administration was wrong to invade Iraq. The only thing that the documentary shows is that the media and politicians are in a constant battle to keep the public in the dark about what is going on in Iraq.

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Andrew

Wow. I just watched this movie and I have to say that I'm impressed with the quality of this movie. I'm not a fan of rock music, but this documentary was really well done. There are many stories about the real life story of Pino Donaggio, but this movie is more about his music. I don't know about the others, but this movie is just amazing. If you are into rock music, you should really check this out.

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Lauren Evans

I am not a fan of all the films that have been made about the Vietnam War, but I have to say that this film was very interesting. I thought that the acting was very good, and the editing was very good. The story line was also very good. I think that this film would be very interesting to anyone who has seen the war or knows someone who has. I would recommend this film to anyone who is interested in the Vietnam War.

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Peter Kennedy

I was really looking forward to seeing this movie. I don't know if I'm supposed to be on the fence about the documentary format, but I found this film to be very interesting and enlightening. The three main protagonists in the documentary are all computer scientists, who all seemed very intelligent and kind. I was impressed by the way they were able to convey the issues in such a straightforward way. My biggest issue with this film was the ending. It seemed as though they were trying to end it all on a high note. I felt as though they could have done a better job of showing how such a huge project came to be. It seemed as though the filmmakers were trying to show how far technology has come in just a few years. However, the biggest problem with this film is that it is not really the end of the world. They all seem to be so happy and satisfied. I don't know if they were more self-involved than I was, but they all seemed to have gone through a very similar journey. It seemed like the only thing they had to worry about was the day after. I think I would have liked to have seen a little more detail about how they met their partners, especially since I have some friends who are involved in this project. Overall, I found this to be an interesting and informative film. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is interested in computer science. I thought that the documentary format was pretty effective.

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Kelly

This is the first documentary that I have watched that focuses on the art of director Roger Corman. It's really nice to see a documentary that is not only about Roger Corman, but also focuses on the people around him. It does an excellent job at showing the art that Corman created, and the people who worked with him. It also has a great segment about how Corman and his wife worked together on a number of films, and how he developed his style. The highlight of the documentary is the interview with Roberta Smith, who was the first woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for a female director. She also discussed how much fun she had working with Corman. Corman's signature shot was the "make-up man" scene, which is the highlight of the documentary. It shows Corman's use of the make-up artist, who would use his special techniques to make Corman's scenes look like he was actually working with the actors. The final part of the documentary was about the "make-up man" scene, which is really nice. It shows how the make-up artist uses color and light to make the scene look realistic. Overall, the documentary was good and informative. It was also nice to see how Corman was involved with the people that worked with him.

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Jeffrey

Very clever, funny documentary that really shows the impact of the American Dream in the black community. It was really a great documentary, with some excellent moments. I have to say I was very impressed with how well the director portrayed the experiences of the black community with regard to the US Dream. This documentary would have been very powerful and strong had it not been for the fact that it had a very negative message. This message is extremely difficult to listen to and it really makes the documentary fall flat. It was very disappointing to see that the message was so negative, especially since the director tried to balance the documentary with some very positive messages, which I found completely unnecessary. I feel like he could have just not focused on the negative message, and just kept the documentary focused on the positive aspects of the black community, which are really well depicted. Overall, this documentary was very powerful and I recommend it to anyone who is interested in the American Dream.

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Virginia Foster

This is a funny movie, with very good acting, and a wonderful performance by Martin Short. It's also an interesting film about how comedy is made. And the two main stars in the movie are just awesome, and that's why I give this movie a 7 out of 10.

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Russell A.

A lot of people like this movie because of the educational value. It was made to teach people that many of the things we take for granted are not that hard to take for granted. But the whole point of this movie is the different ways that things can be done differently. If you want to change the world, get involved in a community project or volunteer in a community service, see this movie. I liked the music and the people involved in it. I thought the social commentary was great. It's not a great documentary, but a great documentary in a good way.

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Victoria R.

This is a documentary about the movie "Screwball" (2011), starring William H. Macy as Jack, the main character and Kyle MacLachlan as the lead actor. The movie was produced by Stephen Soderbergh and directed by Kathryn Bigelow. The film is about a team of three friends who go to the movies to win a trip to Hawaii. While at the movies, they meet a lot of people and it's not just one guy they meet. This movie is a movie that has a lot of emotions and a lot of action. The movie is funny, but the acting is really good. The movie is a little slow and I think it could have been a little more action packed. I think the ending was a little predictable. I would recommend this movie to people who want to see a good movie. I think this is a movie that will be liked by a lot of people.

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Samantha M.

A must watch documentary, that exposes the corruption and political violence in Africa, where poverty and corruption are the main challenges. This film is made by Martin Smith and his wife, who both work as journalists in Africa. Martin Smith is a master of photography and works with people who live in poverty. He has the ability to take intimate and heart wrenching photographs of people in Africa. They are very powerful. One of my favorite photographs is the shot of the mother in the water. It is so heart wrenching and powerful. It shows the sadness and sadness that the people have. I am glad that this film has been made, because I believe that it has a lot to teach us about Africa. We know that the people in Africa live in the most terrible conditions. We know that there is war, and the government does not care about the people. We know that there are drug dealers, and the government does not care about the people. I believe that this film should be available to people, because the message it sends is a message that is very important. If the film was made on a regular basis, then we would not have a problem with the message it is trying to convey.

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Harry

The entire film revolves around the story of the female figure skater who once broke a record but now has trouble playing the sport. She uses sports therapy and has to stay in shape to compete. The stories are interwoven throughout the film and are told from her point of view. While it is important to show her career and her personal struggles, it is also important to show her accomplishments. She makes great strides in her career, with the help of sports therapy. The films focuses on her determination to compete. She does not have to focus on any one particular sport, she is determined to win in all sports. As a skater she is not the most popular athlete in her sport but she has a lot of courage and perseverance. She is inspirational to watch. The film also focuses on her desire to help others in similar situations. She has a dream that one day she will be able to break a world record and compete on the ice. She doesn't have to focus on the world record, she just wants to break the world record. She has this dream to break the world record. It is a great inspiration for the youth. It shows how hard it is to become a world champion. In her case it was just one record. There are a lot of people who will watch this movie and get inspired from the events. It is inspirational to watch.

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Brenda

I just got back from seeing this at the SXSW film festival, and I can't really think of a word to say about it. It is simply perfect. From the brilliant cast to the fantastic performances, this film is everything a great documentary should be. A documentary should show you how the actors feel, not how they are feeling. It should be honest and true. This film does both. The characters are all extremely talented, and their feelings are all so raw and real that you feel like you are there. It is a true testament to the power of the film medium. What I really like about this documentary is that it really gives you the information you need to be able to make a decision for yourself. You are left with the decision of what you would like to see, and the characters explain it to you as you watch it. I feel this is a fantastic choice for a documentary because it allows you to decide for yourself, which is what a great documentary should do. I really hope to see more documentaries like this one, and I am truly excited for what they will be able to do. This film is a must-see. It is all about how we as a society can affect change in the world. You can really see how this film has affected my life. I hope it will be able to impact yours, too. This film is truly a gem of a documentary, and I can't recommend it enough.

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Samuel Mendoza

I thought this film was very well done, the subject matter was very interesting and the film was done very well. It was interesting to see how the different people and organizations in the film were represented and the interviews were very interesting. The story was very well done, I liked how the filmmakers kept the interviewees on the edge of their seats. I thought it was a good idea to have the film on multiple platforms, so that the viewer would have the opportunity to view the film multiple times. I liked how the film kept the interviewees on the edge of their seats, and how the film kept the viewer engaged. I thought the film was well done, and I would recommend this film to anyone who likes to hear from the people who are making a difference in the world.

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Julie S.

This is an excellent film, it is one of the best I have ever seen, the performances of all the actors are superb, especially Steven Bauer, he is superb as is the rest of the cast, especially Rory Cochrane who I think is the best actor in the whole world at the moment, he is also excellent in this film, if you haven't seen it yet, do, its a really good film, i will be watching it a lot more. Its a very funny film, it is one of the best films i have ever seen. 9/10

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Scott

I wanted to comment on this film for a while because I am a huge fan of Bob Dylan, and was inspired to watch it after listening to the amazing soundtrack. My favorite Dylan song is "Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again" and the way the film did the songs I found to be brilliant. In particular I was struck by "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" and the way they used the ending as a narration of how Dylan feels about his recent record. That was so insightful. The entire movie was beautifully filmed, and I thought the characters portrayed were very realistic. I also liked how the story was able to tell a story of how life is, but not too simplistic, and it was the theme of the film that really stuck with me. I hope people will see this film and take it for what it is: a great documentary.

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Ralph R.

I found this documentary to be very interesting and well-made. I think this movie could be one of the best documentaries to come out of the past few years. I was very surprised at how this documentary did not get a lot of attention in the media. I am a documentary buff and I am always on the lookout for documentaries to watch. I was impressed with how this documentary handled the whole relationship between James Dean and his brother Dean. I would also say that the film did a very good job of telling the story of James Dean and his brother Dean and how they were really friends and how they were trying to find their way in Hollywood. I think this is an extremely well-made documentary that you should definitely check out. I would recommend this to anyone that likes documentaries.

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Betty

I saw this at the cinema, and I thought it was really good. I didn't have much expectation, but I was pleasantly surprised. It is not the most serious movie you can watch, but it is very funny, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone. I am not really a big fan of Soderbergh, but this was really great, and I'm really looking forward to his next movie.

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Danielle

In a year when the DVD of 'Raging Bull' is out, I'm going to watch the full film. 'Screwball' is not about the movie, but more about the things that made it so good. It's a film about the struggle of the three black guys who are trying to make a living in the west side of Chicago, from gangsters to real estate agents, and about the way that they are able to adapt to the various situations they have to deal with. The dialogue is superb, and the acting is superb, even if it is not Oscar-worthy. In 'Screwball', in between the three-hour-plus running time, I kept thinking to myself, "How do I know that this isn't all in my head?". It's a little hard to watch, but I really appreciated it.

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Dorothy Howard

Very interesting and informative documentary. The author of the book is very good in his research, but as I'm not a fan of "The Truman Show", I have to admit that I'm very critical of the interviewees. I have to say that I was very impressed by the interviews with the people in the show. Especially that of the actor Tim Robbins, who is the writer and star of the show, and who is absolutely wonderful in his own right. As for the book, it was certainly a very well-done work of art, and I would say it was very close to being a book by a non-fiction author. But, I'm not a big fan of the Truman Show (or the book) so it's hard to really judge the book. I did find the book to be a little difficult to follow at times. It was kind of confusing, in some parts, and in other parts it was hard to follow the words. I think that the book was very important, and a very good one to have read. But, I think it could have been better, and I would recommend that you read the book before watching the movie. As for the movie, I think it was very good. It was very exciting to watch the show, and it was very fun to watch the movie, but I found it a little too slow, and a little too boring. I'm not sure if I really liked the movie. It was a good one, but I'd say it's not my favorite.