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Battle of the Sexes

Release date: 24th November 2017/Watch the trailer here

The titular battle of the sexes in the latest film from Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris is the one that took place in 1973: a tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champion Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). 555 more words


Battle of the Sexes Bitesize Review

“When we dare to want a little bit more, just a little bit of what you got, that’s what you can’t stand.”

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Battle of the Sexes


It’s the early 1970s and rising tennis star Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) is fighting to establish equal pay for female players. Why is it, she reasonably asks, that the men are being paid eight times as much as the women? 557 more words


Battle of the Sexes (2017)

D: Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton / 121m

Cast: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Natalie Morales, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Alan Cumming, Elisabeth Shue, Austin Stowell, Eric Christian Olsen, Jessica McNamee… 1,240 more words


Win ace 'Battle of the Sexes' merchandise!

To celebrate the release of Battle of the Sexes, directed by Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, on 24th November, we’ve got a stunning set of merchandise to giveaway thanks to 20th Century Fox! 186 more words


2017 Movie #122: Battle of the Sexes (2017)

Battle of the Sexes is two movies that have seemingly been combined together in a way that really shouldn’t work, and yet it does. This is largely on the strength of an excellent lead performance by Emma Stone as tennis legend Billie Jean King, as well as a strong supporting cast. 403 more words


The Battle of the Sexes Honors Billie Jean King, but Not Enough

On a road trip through Austin a couple of weeks ago, my wife and I went to see The Battle of the Sexes at an Alamo Drafthouse with some friends. 797 more words