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/Film
2018 SAG Awards Nominees Include Three Billboards, Lady Bird/ Marion McPherson – “LADY BIRD” (A24) Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor
/Film / Posted 2 hours ago
/ Marion McPherson – “LADY BIRD” (A24) Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role STEVE CARELL / Bobby Riggs – “BATTLE OF THE SEXES” (Fox Searchlight) WILLEM DAFOE / Bobby – “THE FLORIDA PROJECT” (A24) WOODY HARRELSON /... Read more
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NZCity
Hugh Jackman is delighted 'The Greatest Showman' has received the "great reward" of Golden Globe nominationslucky to have been a part of." And Billie Jean felt "proud" to see both Emma a
NZCity / Posted 15 hours ago
lucky to have been a part of." And Billie Jean felt "proud" to see both Emma and her co-star Steve Carell - who played Bobby Riggs - nominated for Golden Globes. She tweeted: "Congratulations to #EmmaStone and @SteveCarell on their... Read more
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Variety
Historical Dramas Are Difficult to Score, but Attract Awards Attentionhe tackles a gender battle of another kind: the story of the 1973 tennis match
Variety / Posted yesterday
he tackles a gender battle of another kind: the story of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). The key to the music of “Battle of the Sexes” was in demonstrating the individual personalities... Read more
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Variety
Fox Picks Up Leading 27 Golden Globes Nominations as Disney Deal Loomsrelease “Ferdinand,” and the dramedy “Battle of the Sexes,” which documents a f
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
release “Ferdinand,” and the dramedy “Battle of the Sexes,” which documents a face-off between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs that mixes gender politics and tennis. The celebration is bittersweet, however. The nominations were announced... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
2018 Golden Globes Nominations: ‘The Shape Of Water’ Earns Leading Seven Nominationsfield for their lead roles in “Battle of the Sexes,” the story of the famed ten
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 2 days ago
field for their lead roles in “Battle of the Sexes,” the story of the famed tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Stone will compete with Judi Dench of “Victoria & Abdul,” Helen Mirren for “The Leisure Seeker,” Margot Robbie... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Ansel Elgort, 'All the Money in the World' lead 2018 Golden Globe nomination surprisesabout the true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie J
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
about the true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs film got two nominations for its stars, Emma Stone and Steve Carell. The surprise here is that while the picture... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Golden Globes Nominations: 'Shape of Water,' 'Big Little Lies' score bigoff against tween heartthrob Ansel Elgort as a getaway driver in "Baby Driver,"
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
off against tween heartthrob Ansel Elgort as a getaway driver in "Baby Driver," Steve Carell's turn as sexist tennis champ Bobby Riggs in "Battle of the Sexes," James Franco's work as a delusional director in "The Disaster Artist," and Daniel... Read more
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Variety
Golden Globes Nominations: ‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Big Little Lies’ Score Bigoff against tween heartthrob Ansel Elgort as a getaway driver in “Baby Driver,”
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
off against tween heartthrob Ansel Elgort as a getaway driver in “Baby Driver,” Steve Carell’s turn as sexist tennis champ Bobby Riggs in “Battle of the Sexes,” James Franco’s work as a delusional director in “The Disaster Artist,” and Daniel... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Someday I'll be like the women on the screensymbolism portrayed in October’s “The Battle of the Sexes,” the story of Billie
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
symbolism portrayed in October’s “The Battle of the Sexes,” the story of Billie Jean King’s historic tennis match against Bobby Riggs. This week, I stumbled upon atweet from King promoting a documentary called “Supergirl,” which tells the story... Read more
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Daily Mail
Emma Stone attends Battle Of The Sexes screening in Londonfilm In the film: Battle Of The Sexes is loosely based on the tennis match bet
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
film In the film: Battle Of The Sexes is loosely based on the tennis match between Billie Jean and former world number one Bobby Riggs that took place in 1973 Battle Of The Sexes is loosely based on the tennis match between Billie Jean and former... Read more
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Gulf News
‘Battle of the Sexes’ review: Gameplay gets a Hollywood makeoverA fictionalised rendering of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
A fictionalised rendering of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs sheds some hope for these unequal times Can an inspirational movie also be a drag?That’s the distinct feeling one can’t shake walking out of Battle of the... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Battle of the Sexes’ is a winner1973, 90 million sports fans and an incredibly curious and invested audience tu
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
1973, 90 million sports fans and an incredibly curious and invested audience tuned into a tennis match between 55 year-old Bobby Riggs and 29-year-old Billie Jean King. Both had won Wimbledon titles, US and French Open Championships. Bobby was a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Six of the best films to see at the cinema this weekendattempt to dramatise the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Stone), le
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
attempt to dramatise the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Stone), legendary champ, and arch self-publicist Bobby Riggs (Carell). Carell hams with abandon as a chancer constantly surveying the horizon for his next mark or... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
For his soft-spoken veteran in 'Last Flag Flying,' Steve Carell looked no further than his fatherfor director Adam McKay. Folding in his bittersweet clown turn in this year's
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
for director Adam McKay. Folding in his bittersweet clown turn in this year's "Battle of the Sexes" as tennis blowhard Bobby Riggs, Carell has produced a remarkable gallery of damaged characters, all the more impressive given his mid-career... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
The Times and Democrat / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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The Sentinel
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
The Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
Santa Maria Times / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
Sioux City Journal / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
Rapid City Journal / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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Missoulian
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
Missoulian / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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The World
Movie guide: What's opening in Hollywood this week and Critics' Choicesand entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone a
The World / Posted 14 days ago
and entertaining film, with the gifted and innately likable actors Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, is most involving when it deals not with sports or society, but with the personal struggles both players,... Read more
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metro
Djokovic won't challenge Nadal and Federer in 2018, claims Safinhe will not be able to do anything.’More: Tennis Who won the Battle of the Sex
metro / Posted 16 days ago
he will not be able to do anything.’More: Tennis Who won the Battle of the Sexes tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs? Tennis player who was in a coma for six months is about to make incredible return Grand Slams to revert to 16... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘Being judged by your sex. We are so used to being treated as less’Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’s irresistible Battle of the Sexes. Centring
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’s irresistible Battle of the Sexes. Centring on the tennis star’s match against hustler Bobby Riggs, the film is notable for its generosity to almost all concerned. Emma Stone makes a pioneer of King. Steve Carell... Read more
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Daily Mail
Billie Jean King film branded '90% fiction' by star's ex-husbandmale tennis star - but got the story of her lesbian lover all wrong, says her e
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
male tennis star - but got the story of her lesbian lover all wrong, says her ex-husband Billie Jean King, then 29, beat Bobby Riggs in a 'Battle of the Sexes' tennis match The story has been told in a new film starring Emma Stone and Steve... Read more
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International Business Times
Battle of the Sexes review: Emma Stone serves up a timely sports biopic the story of a legendary tennis match between then No. 1 tennis player Billie J
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
the story of a legendary tennis match between then No. 1 tennis player Billie Jean King and 55-year-old former champion Bobby Riggs. Watched by 90 million people in 1973, it was an extraordinary, entertaining spectacle – but there was much more... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Battle Of The Sexes fails to ace tennis grudge matchReview: Emma Stone as Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs in Bat
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 19 days ago
Review: Emma Stone as Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs in Battle Of The Sexes. Photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures/Melinda Sue Gordon Husband and wife directors Jonathan Dayton and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Six of the best films to see at the cinema this weekendattempt to dramatise the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Stone), le
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
attempt to dramatise the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Stone), legendary champ, and arch self-publicist Bobby Riggs (Carell). Carell hams with abandon as a chancer constantly surveying the horizon for his next mark or... Read more
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kuwaderno
STRONG WAVE OF FEMINISM IN "BATTLE OF THE SEXES"the match that was viewed on TV by an unprecedented global audience of 90 milli
kuwaderno / Posted 20 days ago
the match that was viewed on TV by an unprecedented global audience of 90 million. The year is 1973 and former champion, Bobby Riggs, is all but forgotten. He is determined to get back into the limelight, make some money and make himself relevant... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
HIS SPORTING LIFE: Aussies beat us at whingingof The Battle of the Sexes, a film which chronicles the the 1973 tennis match o
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
of The Battle of the Sexes, a film which chronicles the the 1973 tennis match of the same name between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. It is not too fanciful to suggest that Riggs, played in the film by Steve Carell, would probably make a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Live 5 Investigates: Protecting your house from firegot here pretty quickly.” “The first truck to pull in blocked any access to th
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 21 days ago
got here pretty quickly.” “The first truck to pull in blocked any access to the front of the house,” Graf's neighbor, Bobby Riggs, said. “The first one kind of shot water over the trees and some of the water was getting on the house,” Graf... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
November 221959 to 1990, is born in Long Beach, California. She's also known for winning T
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 21 days ago
1959 to 1990, is born in Long Beach, California. She's also known for winning The Battle of the Sexes tennis match against Bobby Riggs at the Houston Astrodome in 1973. [ + - ] 1942: During the World War II Battle of Stalingrad between German... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Protecting your house from firewas home alone, and saw smoke in the stairwell. “Fire trucks got here pretty q
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 21 days ago
was home alone, and saw smoke in the stairwell. “Fire trucks got here pretty quickly,” he said. But his neighbor, Bobby Riggs, said, “The first truck to pull in, blocked any access to the front of the house.” “The first one kind of shot... Read more
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Games Radar
Movies to watch this week at the cinema: Battle of the Sexes, Suburbicon, and moreIn September 1973, 90 million TV viewers watched an extraordinary mixed-sex ten
Games Radar / Posted 23 days ago
In September 1973, 90 million TV viewers watched an extraordinary mixed-sex tennis match, as 55-year-old former US champ Bobby Riggs took on the young Billie Jean King, the US No. 1 woman player. Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ slickly enjoyable,... Read more
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Games Radar
Battle of the Sexes review: 'Stone and Carell ace it in this smart biopic'In September 1973, 90 million TV viewers watched an extraordinary mixed-sex ten
Games Radar / Posted 23 days ago
In September 1973, 90 million TV viewers watched an extraordinary mixed-sex tennis match, as 55-year-old former US champ Bobby Riggs took on the young Billie Jean King, the US No. 1 woman player. Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ slickly enjoyable,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96pro players were admitted to Grand Slam tournaments. He traveled around the wor
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 23 days ago
pro players were admitted to Grand Slam tournaments. He traveled around the world on barnstorming tours with the likes of Bobby Riggs and Pancho Gonzalez. "I played on islands that were specks in the Indian Ocean," he told The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96; coached Jimmy Connorspro players were admitted to Grand Slam tournaments. He traveled around the wor
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 23 days ago
pro players were admitted to Grand Slam tournaments. He traveled around the world on barnstorming tours with the likes of Bobby Riggs and Pancho Gonzalez. "I played on islands that were specks in the Indian Ocean," he told The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96 at Carlsbad homepro players were admitted to Grand Slam tournaments. He traveled around the wor
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
pro players were admitted to Grand Slam tournaments. He traveled around the world on barnstorming tours with the likes of Bobby Riggs and Pancho Gonzalez. "I played on islands that were specks in the Indian Ocean," he told The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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New York Daily News
Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96; coached Jimmy Connorspro players were admitted to Grand Slam tournaments. He traveled around the wor
New York Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
pro players were admitted to Grand Slam tournaments. He traveled around the world on barnstorming tours with the likes of Bobby Riggs and Pancho Gonzalez. "I played on islands that were specks in the Indian Ocean," he told The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96; coached Jimmy Connorscan't." To make a living, Segura turned pro in 1947. He traveled around the wo
KTVN Reno / Posted 23 days ago
can't." To make a living, Segura turned pro in 1947. He traveled around the world on barnstorming tours with the likes of Bobby Riggs and Pancho Gonzalez. "I played on islands that were specks in the Indian Ocean," he told The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96can't." To make a living, Segura turned pro in 1947. He traveled around the wo
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 23 days ago
can't." To make a living, Segura turned pro in 1947. He traveled around the world on barnstorming tours with the likes of Bobby Riggs and Pancho Gonzalez. "I played on islands that were specks in the Indian Ocean," he told The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96can't." To make a living, Segura turned pro in 1947. He traveled around the wo
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 23 days ago
can't." To make a living, Segura turned pro in 1947. He traveled around the world on barnstorming tours with the likes of Bobby Riggs and Pancho Gonzalez. "I played on islands that were specks in the Indian Ocean," he told The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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Island Packet
Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96; coached Jimmy Connorscan't." To make a living, Segura turned pro in 1947. He traveled around the wo
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
can't." To make a living, Segura turned pro in 1947. He traveled around the world on barnstorming tours with the likes of Bobby Riggs and Pancho Gonzalez. "I played on islands that were specks in the Indian Ocean," he told The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96can't." To make a living, Segura turned pro in 1947. He traveled around the wo
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 days ago
can't." To make a living, Segura turned pro in 1947. He traveled around the world on barnstorming tours with the likes of Bobby Riggs and Pancho Gonzalez. "I played on islands that were specks in the Indian Ocean," he told The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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Boston Herald
Clips Movies now playingCarell is almost grotesquely wimpy, especially when you recall how terrific the
Boston Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Carell is almost grotesquely wimpy, especially when you recall how terrific the actor is as the ribald and greedy Bobby Riggs in “Battle of the Sexes.” “THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI” Rated R. Grade: B+ The People’s Choice... Read more
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Variety
Genre, Indie and Blockbuster Directors Jostle for Awards AttentionSparks,” Dayton and Faris managed to retain those films’ offbeat charm for this
Variety / Posted 28 days ago
Sparks,” Dayton and Faris managed to retain those films’ offbeat charm for this real-life story of Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs’ famous tennis match, a flashpoint in ’70s gender relations that remains relevant today. Guillermo Del Toro “The... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Video preview: films not to miss at the cinema in November 2017can resemble modern warfare in the comedy sequel. Battle Of The Sexes (Novembe
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 29 days ago
can resemble modern warfare in the comedy sequel. Battle Of The Sexes (November 24) — Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) faces Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) on the tennis court in the Oscar-tipped drama about notorious male v female match. Suburbicon... Read more
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