Up for Grabs (2005)
Critic Consensus: You don't have to be a baseball fan to be entertained by the absurdities, obsessions, and greed on display in this documentary.
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Critic Reviews for Up for Grabs
Even if you didn't follow the story then, Wranovics tells it so wryly your interest never flags -- and there's more suspense for newcomers, since the mystery and court verdict remain in doubt until the end.
Up For Grabs, a buoyant documentary by Michael Wranovics, touches three bases of contemporary life: greed, litigiousness and a fixation with fame, however fleeting, that rises to the level of dementia.
It's a terrific story -- part mystery, part farce, part legal nail-biter -- with a last-minute reversal so bitterly ironic it could have been scripted by Billy Wilder.
In the annals of baseball history, their battle will remain a curious little footnote, but sometimes footnotes are more compelling than the main text.
This smartly assembled comedy articulates irritation with and bewilderment at its subject: the legal battle for possession of a baseball.
Audience Reviews for Up for Grabs
Interesting story about the guys who both claimed to have caught Barry Bonds 73rd HR baseball. Some people are just shady.
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