Thursday, June 21, 2018

William Bibbiani Reviews "The Catcher Was a Spy"


Paul Rudd stars in "The Catcher Was a Spy" as Moe Berg, a Major League Baseball player and an espionage agent during World War II. Directed by Ben Lewin ("The Sessions"), the film details an assassination attempt against Werner Heisenberg (Mark Strong), who may have been developing nuclear weapons for the Nazis. 

William Bibbiani argues that "The Catcher Was a Spy" is "dramatically inert," and "undersells every major moment," but argues that "if you don't know anything about Berg it might be mildly interesting."

Read: William Bibbiani Reviews "The Catcher Was a Spy" for The Wrap

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