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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

Movie Review


Phenomenal! Emma Stone shines! 

Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ 2017 biopic on the historic match between woman’s tennis pro Billie Jean King and grand slam winner Bobby Riggs was a wonderfully charming film that certainly been a source of great support and triumph for women globally. 434 more words

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Review: Battle of the Sexes (2017)

If there’s anyone who can get me interested enough to sit through a biographical drama of tennis, it’s Emma Stone and Steve Carell. When I heard last year they were going to be starring in a movie together, I think I got my hopes up for another Crazy, Stupid, Love. 493 more words

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Battle Of The Sexes

These are both fascinating characters and trying to squeeze them both into one film where neither is actually the main focus simply does not work… 362 more words