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Film review: Battle of the Sexes

 In 1973, Billie Jean King fought for equality in tennis, leading a group of female players to boycott a major tournament and subsequently start their own tour. 302 more words
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MONSTAS SHORTLIST: Song of the year: 2017

It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2017? Over the next month we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 13 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2017. 100 more words

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Battle of the Sexes (2017)

Battle of the Sexes is a somewhat enjoyable retelling of the famous 1973 tennis match between 29-year-old Billie Jean King and 55-year-old Bobby Riggs. It was the match that sparked the women’s movement in sport and planted King’s status as the greatest tennis player in the world. 527 more words

Battle Of The Sexes

A FAVOURITE FILM FOR EACH LETTER OF MY NAME | fivethreeninety

If you’re on Twitter, and particularly follow film fans (like I do), I’m sure you’ve seen this floating around the last couple of days:

Not one to miss out, here’s my favourite films for each letter of my name: 627 more words

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1. When We’re Apart – Skating Polly

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3. Forever – The Beach Boys

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Battle of the Sexes - An Ace For Fans

Starring Emma Stone & Steve Carell, Battle of the Sexes is the dramatization of the real life events in 1973 which lead to the creation of the WTA, the Women’s Tennis Association. 390 more words

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'Battle of the Sexes': An intriguing, lovingly made look at the strive for equality, empowerment and self-acceptance

The biopic can be a dangerous genre. It is notoriously difficult to get right, and many often fall short of the mark; they regularly find themselves bogged down by dullness, and concern themselves far too much with boring details. 1,170 more words

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