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The Battle of the Sexes


Emma Stone and Steve Carell go head to head in this compelling account of the historic tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs billed as “The Battle of the Sexes”. 623 more words

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Abigail Breslin Weekend - Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Writer: Michael Arndt (Screenplay)

Starring: Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Paul Dano, Alan Arkin, Toni Collette, Steve Carell


Plot: A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant take a cross-country trip in their VW bus. 537 more words


DVD Review: Battle of the Sexes

Based on the famous tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, the film takes a while to get going but takes a fascinating look at sexual politics on and off the court in the 1970’s.  648 more words



A great cast highlights this retelling of the epic “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King in 1973 during the height of the Women’s Liberation movement. 262 more words

Bare Bones

Unbeatable, Battle of the Sexes Film Review

What do you get when you put together Academy Award winner Emma Stone and Golden Globe winner Steve Carell? You have the ultimate Battle of the Sexes. 120 more words

Battle Of The Sexes (2017)

Plot: Not only did Billie Jean King (world number 1 tennis player) fight to win grand slams but she also fought for women’s equal rights. Ultimately, this lead to one of the most watched tennis matches in history. 250 more words


Battle of the Sexes

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“Battle of the Sexes” is a playful look back at a simpler, less ironic, and more deeply sexist time. It gets it’s laughs, and there are plenty, from the “oh my god, I can’t believe they used to think like that” variety, and from the good-natured humor of its two leads. 233 more words

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