Friday, January 23, 2009

And the Nominees Are...

It's no secret that the Oscars is only watched by women and homosexual men.

For the sake of our readership, we have decided to break down the Best Picture nominees for the average sports fan in terms they can relate to.

Mad Dog Millionaire


Synopsis: The story of the life of an preppy tennis fan with a speech impediment who becomes host of a millionaire drive-time radio sports talk show in the world's largest market, and is then suspected of foul play since everyone agrees he knows little about his daily subject matter.

Milk

Synopsis: The story of the NBA's first openly gay player, John "Milk" Amaechi.

Trot/Nixon

Synopsis: A dramatic retelling of the investigation of how a player to go from World Series hero to bouncing around looking for a minor league deal.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Wallace

Synopsis: Life isn't measured in points, but in rebounds.

The Reader
Synopsis: After his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, a ballplayer Alex Rodriguez re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a custody trial.


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