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Screwball

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
Frankie Diaz, Bryan Blanco, Samuel Kai Taylor, Ian Mackles
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

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 Yankees' Alex Rodriguez.

Comments about documentary «Screwball» (22)

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Peter

I saw this film at the Baltimore LGBT Film Festival. I was pleased that they had allowed me to see it and it is a beautifully crafted piece of work. I am in awe of the self-determination of the filmmakers. They have been able to create a universe of human emotion, character and humanity. The filmmakers use music to bring this universe to life. The music adds to the mood and emotion of the film. The films content was all inclusive and that is so rare in LGBT film. It is wonderful to see films that will be enjoyed and taken away from the world as a whole. I enjoyed the films coming together and that is why I was so happy to see it. Overall, I was very pleased with the film and I would recommend this film to everyone. The director and actors did a very nice job in taking us into this world. We need to see films like this in LGBT film festivals to show people that there are people out there who are capable of so much more than we have been given a lot of credit for.

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Mildred G.

All of the feedback from this video has been very positive and positive, and I can only say that I am very impressed with how they have conducted themselves, especially with how they were able to make the presentation of their research so effective and entertaining. I am also interested in some of the challenges they have faced and what they have learned from them. The best part about this video is that it is both highly entertaining and educational. There are plenty of examples of scientific breakthroughs that are amazing and relevant to the current day, and they are not just strange anecdotes. They also address some of the other scientific fields that are relevant to today. As far as the length of the video, that has been done very carefully and very effectively. It is well done, and the technology and research is very accurate and creative. Overall, this is a great video, and is a must watch.

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Willie S.

Yes, I know that is a huge stretch, but this film was about as close as I've seen to an "all hands on deck" documentary. If you want to learn how to manage a small local brewery, learn how to make a hoppy beer, or know the ins and outs of a brewery (hop, rye, barley, etc.), this documentary is for you. I like the humor of this film. So many people seem to be really into craft beer, but the majority of the people who are taking to craft beer are so blinded by the marketing campaign that they forget that the actual beer is the main draw for many of them. This documentary gives an honest take on why so many people go to breweries, and I think is one of the best documentaries you will ever see. It will change your perception of breweries, and I can't think of anything that is more valuable than a good beer. To me, the best beer is the beer that I had at a local brewery, and this film does that quite well.

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Pamela

This movie was fantastic. Not only did it put a name to an issue that affects millions, but it also gave us a voice to the people that make these decisions. While we're used to the industry picking and choosing our candidates based on the "professionalities" of their previous employment, this movie challenged people to come together and think for themselves, and create a system that's fair and ethical. It's amazing that so many people have reacted positively to this film, and that people actually have the audacity to come up with a better system than the one that's currently being worked on. While there's a lot of material for discussion and discussion of what's wrong with our current system, people are even more curious about the system that's being proposed. They want to know how it would work, how it would look, and how it would be administered. It's this curiosity that makes this documentary so interesting, and it's the passion of its creators that makes it worthwhile. It's that effort that is essential to this story. This documentary was an awesome experience. I'd love to see more of these kinds of documentaries, and it'll be interesting to see what new stories come out in the future. I look forward to it.

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Amanda

There is a dark side to everything. While it is important to remember that our world today is not perfect, this film is an excellent reminder that there is always a side to every object that is a little bit different. The history of life we can learn from this film is equally important to our current situation and how we can work together. It is a beautiful movie and should be required viewing for everyone. Although it is on HBO so you will not be able to get it on TV anytime soon, it is a perfect film to be watched every single day. We need to remember that we are not perfect and that our "heart" is never truly satisfied. We are all connected and we have an opportunity to influence each other in our life. We need to remember that everything we do affects our entire society, we are all connected and we all have a part to play in the future. If you ever want to remember something in your life, this is the film you should see.

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Emma

This movie is about some of the greatest players in the history of the sport, in fact, if I had to choose a player from each era, it would be my No. 1 pick (the greatest player of all time, by the way). I'll never forget when he said, "If you're going to play, play for a club that can support you and give you a chance to be a champion. If you're going to play for a team that has a chance to win the title, get them to sign you as soon as possible. Don't wait until the last minute." And we all know that if he didn't say that, it would not have been played and if they would have had to wait for next year, they would not have gotten that player. They would have been left out and not signed. Also, if he would have said that, it would not have been called the greatest player of all time. I love this movie and I love watching it again and again and again. This is the most inspirational movie ever made about the sport of baseball and the people that played in it. It is a true story. If you haven't seen it, do so, before you die. You'll be glad you did.

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Keith G.

If you want to know the future, you have to go back to the early 60s to see a real "experiment" that began the last decade of the 20th century. In 1958, the Russian (under cover of a CIA experiment) let a small group of prisoners live in a super-secret facility in Russia to study the results of a larger experiment to see if there was any truth to the possibility that chemical warfare could be caused by a radiation leak in a nuclear power plant. The result was a group of humans who became mutants, unable to control their appetites, like wild animals, able to reproduce as if they were animals, and able to display violent behavior in excess. They were quite different than their fellow humans. One woman (probably due to a mental health condition) fought for every piece of food she was given as if it were human food, and ate only when the "need" arose. Another man gave all of his body to his hobby of sex, although it had already caused him to have a nervous breakdown. The same man was also the leader of an aggressive mob who had a desire to drive the scientist and his team out of the country. An extreme example of this is the mob who killed the scientist's wife and himself when they saw that the scientists were helping the ordinary people in a research project. The research was highly experimental. A couple of the scientists were experimenting on themselves, only to find that their powers had only become stronger and more important after they had become super-humans. The Soviets did not think that this would be a good idea. The experiments were dropped. It was a major "disaster" for the USSR, and a huge scandal that would have had lasting impact on the world. If the Soviets had continued the experiments, the world would be much less safe. The Russians, knowing this, quickly developed a nuclear bomb and fired it at a Soviet missile base. The scientists were exposed, and only a few escaped to the outside world. This incident was the subject of this documentary. It was more than a scientific experiment, it was a violation of an international treaty. Even today, the US has nuclear weapons, the Russians have nuclear missiles, and the Iranians have nuclear programs. Russia had a responsibility to put an end to this practice, but the US was the major force behind it. They knew that the Russians would respond to the US response, and thus created the international law that prohibited the use of nuclear weapons. This is why the treaty has never been enforced. It's no longer a question of "Should we go to war?" or "Should we use nuclear weapons?" it's about "Who has the right to use nuclear weapons?" The US must cease the practice of launching nuclear weapons, and should have no more nuclear weapons. If we stopped, the world would be much less safe. This movie will show the good and bad of our current policies. The Soviets put an end to this early in the Cold War era. But for that, the world would be far less safe. This is a must see for any serious student of history.

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Johnny Sims

There is no place in the world more disappointing than the Vatican for a Christian. Pope Benedict XVI, I'm talking about you. He ruined the Church by encouraging Catholics to take drugs, pay for prostitutes, and have sex with others in the confessional. I've always thought that Pope Benedict XVI would be a great Catholic. He was a tough guy with a nice smile and style. You didn't see a great personality in the way that he talked. I'm not just talking about the style. The Pope, as a theologian, seemed to be a bit more inclined to authority than the Pope of Rome. Maybe I'm a bit too tolerant of people who have authority, but this pope had authority. But his style was so over-the-top that it was ridiculous. And I thought that most of the priests in the Church were beautiful, kind, gentle, and wonderful. I didn't know what to expect from the Vatican, and I think I did a good job of avoiding it. This movie was a very good movie. It showed me how little I knew about the Church, the Catholic Church, or Christianity. My experience was very different from the Pope's. Most people think that Rome is a big city. It is not. It is a small city. The Vatican is the main city of the Church. I heard that it was very expensive to build the Vatican. Well, I hope that I didn't waste money for it. It is a beautiful city, with beautiful people, but no architecture or art or architecture, except the Vatican. I was amazed. When I saw it, I thought, "Wow, this is very different." I loved the movie, and I loved it. But I also thought, "This is not exactly the Vatican. They have changed their buildings." I was very surprised to see how the Vatican was actually rebuilt to look like it did in the old days. I thought, "They have changed a lot of things." But it was very interesting to see how they changed. I think that was an important thing in the movie. If they would have made a movie about the restoration of the Church in Rome, it would have been more exciting. They should have made a movie about that, because that would have been a different movie. I was very impressed by the way the movie was made. I think that it was very well done. I think that I would recommend it to everyone, because it was very good.

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Christian

I loved this film. It's amazing. It was so relatable, and it was about so much more than just how to get on a fast-tracked train to your home. This film should be shown to all 8th graders at school. This film is so great and it shows that if we put our minds to something we can achieve it and make it happen. I believe everyone can relate to this film, which is a very good thing. It shows us that you don't have to be rich to achieve something you want to do, you just have to work for it.

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Barbara B.

Watching this documentary with my wife and family is an eye opener and a huge encouragement for making a change for the better. These people are so heart-wrenching. The guys who make the suits are so different and they are truly inspirational to watch. It is amazing to think they can live in the U.S. and still save lives. The most eye-opening and entertaining part of the movie is the narration of how they get each victim to give a statement and then has him or her sign their name on it. It is an amazing documentary.

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Ethan

After watching this movie, I was excited to see it again. The first time, it was just a nice family movie with just a touch of humor, but this time, it was something more, an amazing film that will stay with me. In this movie, you see a country of beautifully painted houses, some of the world's finest craftsmen and you also see the beautiful and subtile painting technique of Enrico Caruso. The story, which is called The Vanishing, is the story of a small town in northern Italy where a beautiful young woman, Botte, comes to stay. She is a young Italian artist, like the rest of the people, it's a beautiful, idyllic and peaceful town. Botte, though she's a very talented artist, has a very bad father, and she wants to do something with her life. She has been longing to paint. It's just a simple thing to paint a picture, she's very talented. But she doesn't really understand it, it's something much more difficult than just getting the paint to your palette. And this is how this story begins. The second time I watched this movie, it felt even more powerful, and this time I really believe that she was a very strong girl. She decided to make her own story about a beautiful country, and she got it as the camera stopped for her to turn it off. A very beautiful and charming young woman, who really deserves a chance. I hope I can find the chance someday, and share it with her. I don't know how to explain this film. It's just beautiful, inspiring, and it's the kind of film that has an impact on you. One of the best documentaries I've ever seen, and I've watched a lot.

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Juan B.

I like how this documentary depicts the feelings of loneliness, confusion and loneliness without over describing it, like if we could all be like this guy. The title of this movie is a homage to a Japanese folk song and song of a Japanese boy, who wanted to be a cosmonaut. He was very brave and a really good person, which made me think that if we can all be like this guy, then we can live the life that this boy wanted to live. This movie is a very important for me and I recommend it to people who are into deep thinking and interesting movies, and it shows the many other moments in life, which the human spirit is capable of.

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Victoria F.

A musical documentary to discover what happens when talent meets chance. Through the interviewees, a colorful, moving, and engaging look at the making of a classic rock movie. This documentary does not rely on music or its soundtrack but rather on the passion and dedication of its participants. The shots of New York City, on the NYC bridges, the subway, and the Grand Central Station are spectacular and breathtaking, and made with a remarkable spirit. The interviews are mainly real life people who are the main point of the documentary. None of them have anything to gain from their interviews, they only want to tell their stories. They are honest, straight-forward, and sincere. This documentary is great for anyone who wants to know what happens when you have a chance to make a movie. It's a good thing that this documentary is really about the movie itself, it's a great story that is really not about the making of the movie but about the people that helped make the movie. You will not only learn how to make movies, you will learn how to change your life. Just like the men of that movie did.

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Jerry S.

I have a Master's Degree in Film Studies. I was blown away by the simplicity of this documentary. It reminded me of the way documentaries have been made in the past. To start, this was a far more simplistic documentary than any I've seen. You could watch this documentary a dozen times and still have some ideas that would be completely lost on a mere second viewing. However, the fact that the director and his crew were willing to step outside of their comfort zone, showing an interview with a son who is deaf in his home, and a mother whose daughter is struggling to become a paralegal, I think is a testament to the quality of the film. It's very rare that I find documentaries to be "terrific" and here I have to agree. The filmmakers really took the time to understand the people that were interviewed and got them to say and do things that they were not comfortable with. I think that the best compliment I can give is that I could relate to all of the people interviewed because I am not deaf. I was skeptical about the documentary at first, but in the end I had a good time watching it. I'd watch it again.and I hope others do as well.

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Rachel Jones

A great documentary about the way women were treated in the 1960's. Unfortunately, the women in this film were mostly poor. They didn't know how to fight for their rights. But one woman in particular, Barbara Smithee, fought her case and won. Her goal was to change this "stifling" atmosphere of prostitution and made the women feel safe enough to talk about their experiences. She was jailed for three months for her actions. She also won the Feminist Award in 1965. "Screwball" is a must see for everyone. Women who are interested in sex work will definitely enjoy this film. I think that if you haven't seen this film, you would have a lot more respect for women, if you watched it. And as for women who haven't watched this film, there is a lot to learn from this film. There is no better way to see this film than through.

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Mildred

A film that is so sad it is funny. Yes this movie is more sad than funny but it is funny. It shows how the media can sometimes manipulate people to get a story. The idea of not reporting a story at all is not true. It is true that it can make a movie so amazing that it makes even the media forget the story. So this film is about the media and the more and more evil it becomes. If you are like me and find this movie great, it shows you what the media is really about. If you don't want to know this, just see it. It is a great film. The film is very informative and the footage is very well put together.

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Rose Brewer

There are only two things that I can say about this documentary. First, it is absolutely brilliant. Second, it has to be the greatest, single cinematic event of my lifetime. It was such a thrilling experience to watch this film. It was so intense and so enlightening. I can honestly say that I was completely and totally blown away by this film. The pictures, the music, the score, everything about this film is so astounding and powerful. It is the most powerful film that I have ever seen. The entire cast and crew did such a marvelous job. I know that my uncle is the director of this film, but I just knew that he could do it all. I have never been in a theatre and witnessed anything like this. This film is a masterpiece. I cannot express my feelings about this film. It's like a magic pill, it will change your life. This film is truly amazing, I can't say that I've ever had such an experience. I highly recommend it. It is absolutely fantastic, truly spectacular. This film is so powerful and so profound. I am so so sorry that this film had to be filmed in the way it was. My condolences to the people who did the footage. But all I can say is: this is a beautiful, inspiring, powerful film. It is simply the greatest film that I have ever seen. If this film doesn't win an Oscar, I will be devastated. This film deserves an Oscar, and it deserves it so much more. Thank you, God, thank you so much, I want to be a part of your Kingdom. God bless you, and thank you so much for giving me the gift of seeing this film.

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Betty

This documentary makes you feel like a human being instead of just watching a sports movie. This documentary has something to say about a huge issue that is affecting us all.

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Gary

This is an excellent movie. It shows how injustice against the LGBT community can occur. The movie's title is quite misleading because the story is not about the movie. It's about the tragedy that occurs when people are put into harm's way simply because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The real story about the true nature of what occurred in Russia was never told. It is a horrific story that must be told. We need to educate people about the problems that LGBT people face every day. I thought that the movie did a good job at telling the real story of the persecution of LGBT people. I will definitely be watching it again.

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Rose

I just got done watching this documentary and was very touched by this family's story. There are so many strange stories of odd events. From the time they were little kids to the time they were around the age of 10, these kids have to have had some hard times. This documentary also helps put in perspective the things that we don't think about, but could have easily been avoided. There is also an emphasis on some of the very early signs that you should be looking for. The few comments by the parents have been quite enlightening as well. So, watch this with an open mind and you may find a tear in your eye, and a few giggles. It's a very touching story, that I recommend everyone watch.

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Jennifer M.

I just finished watching the DVD of this film. The DVD is exceptional. The film is about a real person and his heartwarming story of how a truly creative man met his cancer. I saw the documentary on the ABC news and it was truly riveting. The documentary was just perfect for this film. The editing was perfect, as well as the stories of each of the actors. The performances were great and the characters were so real and you wanted to know more about each of them. I really enjoyed this film. I loved the story of this person and the real story he told, not just how he met his illness. I thought it was one of the best documentaries I have seen in a long time. I would definitely recommend this film to everyone. You will not be disappointed. Great stuff.

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Evelyn

This documentary is an outstanding work of filmmaking. Not just for the way in which it told a story but also for how it was told. It is a real story and it will be hard to watch. The film should be shown to people and people should be more aware of it's existence. The filmmakers have done an amazing job with this documentary. I would highly recommend seeing this film if you can get your hands on it. We were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to view this film, and it was worth the wait. We loved it and are eager to see more films from this amazing team.