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Inquirier.net
PH films in int’l LGBT festsas “a heartwarming and utterly distinctive take on the family road-trip movie,
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
as “a heartwarming and utterly distinctive take on the family road-trip movie, reminiscent of the delightfully melancholic ‘Little Miss Sunshine,’ while imbuing it with its own idiosyncratic, queer flourishes.” Also featured in the NewFest 2017 are... Read more
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Variety
Power of Friendship: A Music Supervisor and Publisher Bond Over Songstwo first got to know each other through a mutual acquaintance (Al Anderson of
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
two first got to know each other through a mutual acquaintance (Al Anderson of country-rock band NRBQ), “Sometime between ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ and ‘My Idiot Brother’,” Jacobs says with a laugh. As both their careers flourished – Jacobs’ work with... Read more
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Billboard
NMPA's David Israelite Keynotes the 2017 Production Music Conference: 'The Licensing System Is Broken'(Oct. 6). Kicking off the slate is a keynote address by Academy Award-winning
Billboard / Posted 15 days ago
(Oct. 6). Kicking off the slate is a keynote address by Academy Award-winning film composer Mychael Danna (Life of Pi, Little Miss Sunshine and The Ice Storm). From there, attendees can choose from a diverse lineup of panel sessions that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Battle of the Sexesscreenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) and husband-and-wife directors
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) and husband-and-wife directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine, Ruby Sparks) manage to make , a movie about a famous made-for-TV tennis match, as... Read more
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WestportNow
Granger at the Movies: ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ ‘Brad’s Status,’ ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’match. Working from Simon Beaufoy’s subtle screenplay, husband-and-wife direct
WestportNow / Posted 16 days ago
match. Working from Simon Beaufoy’s subtle screenplay, husband-and-wife directing team Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (“Little Miss Sunshine”) cleverly capture the tenor of the time, utilizing actual footage of Howard Cosell’s insidiously sexist... Read more
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Box Office Prophets
Battle of the SexesMorales turning in fine performances. Dayton and Faris steer the ship with care
Box Office Prophets / Posted 16 days ago
Morales turning in fine performances. Dayton and Faris steer the ship with care, charm and wit; the filmmakers behind Little Miss Sunshine and Ruby Sparks are underworked and deserving of more than one project every five years. I hope Battle... Read more
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The Rice Thresher
​In ‘Battle of the Sexes’ the stakes extend beyond the sporting arenaand the power to equalize American professional sports on the gender front. Fro
The Rice Thresher / Posted 17 days ago
and the power to equalize American professional sports on the gender front. From the husband-and-wife directing team of “Little Miss Sunshine” comes a behind-the-scenes drama about that iconic “battle of the sexes,” and the chain of events that... Read more
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Business Wire
Jeb Brody Joins Amblin Partners as Co-President of ProductionHe was a Producer or Executive Producer on a number of films and documentaries
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
He was a Producer or Executive Producer on a number of films and documentaries there, including the Academy Award winning “Little Miss Sunshine,” “Sherrybaby,” and “Chop Shop.” Following this, he helped start Vendome Pictures and oversaw a diverse... Read more
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Variety
Amblin Partners Taps Jeb Brody as Co-President of Productionfilms as a founding partner at Big Beach. In that capacity, he produced a numbe
Variety / Posted 18 days ago
films as a founding partner at Big Beach. In that capacity, he produced a number of films and documentaries, including “Little Miss Sunshine,” “Sherrybaby,” and “Chop Shop.” He later helped launch Vendome Pictures, working on “Larry Crowne” and... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Battle of the Sexes Reviewthem. It seems, though, that directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton (the t
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
them. It seems, though, that directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton (the team behind 2006 indie sleeper hit Little Miss Sunshine) prefer to beat us over the head with a long and almost leering look at King's budding homosexuality... Read more
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TribLIVE
Movie review: ‘Battle of the Sexes’ as relevant as everRiggs (Steve Carell) and most of the supporting characters. The directing team
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
Riggs (Steve Carell) and most of the supporting characters. The directing team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris ("Little Miss Sunshine") know how to charm viewers, render offbeat personalities relatable, make '70s wardrobe look... Read more
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The Columbian
‘Battle of the Sexes’ timely, but falls flatI can really change things.” Fast forward 44 years: We’re still here, aren’t w
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
I can really change things.” Fast forward 44 years: We’re still here, aren’t we? “Battle of the Sexes,” directed by the “Little Miss Sunshine” team Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris and written by Simon Beaufoy (“Slumdog Millionaire”), is on the... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
REVIEW: Battle of the SexesKing and Bobby Riggs. The movie is directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Fari
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 22 days ago
King and Bobby Riggs. The movie is directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, the duo behind the independent smash hit Little Miss Sunshine, and written by Academy Award winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire). The film stars Emma Stone as... Read more
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Boston Herald
Emma Stone, Steve Carell serve up 1973 match in ‘Battle of the Sexes’of the Sexes” is the title of the slightly lukewarm film, directed by Jonathan
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
of the Sexes” is the title of the slightly lukewarm film, directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (“Little Miss Sunshine”) and scripted by Simon Beaufoy (“Slumdog Millionaire”). It is also what the match was dubbed by a press... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Emma Stone and Steve Carell serve up surprising 'Battle of the Sexes'of Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, masters of well-made storytelling for adu
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 days ago
of Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton, masters of well-made storytelling for adults whose work includes the breakout hit "Little Miss Sunshine" and the under-seen "Ruby Sparks." Faris and Dayton's genial expertise is always welcome but especially... Read more
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The Mercury News
Emma Stone scores as Billie Jean King in ‘Battle of the Sexes’Sexes” team knows how to please a crowd. The directors Jonathan Dayton and Vale
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
Sexes” team knows how to please a crowd. The directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris made the wish fulfillment smash “Little Miss Sunshine.” The screenwriter Simon Beaufoy wrote the wish fulfillment smash “Slumdog Millionaire.” Emma Stone, who... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
Battle of the Sexesbaked potato on legs. Sporting a Jerry Lewis bridge of teeth, Carell—previously
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 23 days ago
baked potato on legs. Sporting a Jerry Lewis bridge of teeth, Carell—previously directed by Dayton and Faris in Little Miss Sunshine—is once again a human bathysphere sinking into the ocean of embarrassment, registering record-breaking... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Battle of the Sexes ignores gender politics for formulaic comedyregister of watered-down comedy and formulaic drama. Husband-and-wife director
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
register of watered-down comedy and formulaic drama. Husband-and-wife directorial team Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton (Little Miss Sunshine) must have seen the coarseness and bluster of Riggs' public persona as a kind of proto-Trump, but the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Leads come up aces in ‘Battle of the Sexes’battles is the one unfolding on the court. Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Vale
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
battles is the one unfolding on the court. Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris — only their second feature since “Little Miss Sunshine” in 2006 — from a script by Simon Beaufoy (“Slumdog Millionaire”), “Battle of the Sexes” is slick and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
'Battle of the Sexes' is about a tennis match – but it feels a lot like the 2016 electionmovies aren't made in a matter of months. The husband-and-wife directorial duo
Northwest Herald / Posted 24 days ago
movies aren't made in a matter of months. The husband-and-wife directorial duo Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris ("Little Miss Sunshine") started working on the movie in 2015, when Trump was just a long-shot contender in a Republican field... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Movie picks: 'Battle of the Sexes,' Portland film festivals and moreLand.” Carell, nominated two years ago for “Foxcatcher,” is re-teaming with the
OregonLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
Land.” Carell, nominated two years ago for “Foxcatcher,” is re-teaming with the directors of his breakout role in 2006’s “Little Miss Sunshine,” which itself won two Academy Awards. Even screenwriter Simon Beaufoy has a gold statuette, which he... Read more
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News.com.au
Battle of the Sexes just clears the netchronicled in Battle of the Sexes, a mildly engrossing, pleasantly staged light
News.com.au / Posted 24 days ago
chronicled in Battle of the Sexes, a mildly engrossing, pleasantly staged light drama from the makers of the 2006 indie hit Little Miss Sunshine. Scourge of feminists and lover of powder-blue tracksuits, the one and only Bobby Riggs (Steve... Read more
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WA Today
Battle of the Sexes review: Carell centre court in true tale of '70s sexismBeaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) is in his comfort zone here, as are the directing
WA Today / Posted 24 days ago
Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) is in his comfort zone here, as are the directing team of Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton (Little Miss Sunshine). Faris and Dayton show a little more visual ambition than in their previous work, echoing 1970s cinema... Read more
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Canberra Times
Battle of the Sexes reviewBeaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) is in his comfort zone here, as are the directing
Canberra Times / Posted 24 days ago
Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) is in his comfort zone here, as are the directing team of Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton (Little Miss Sunshine). Faris and Dayton show a little more visual ambition than in their previous work, echoing 1970s cinema... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Battle of the Sexes reviewBeaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) is in his comfort zone here, as are the directing
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) is in his comfort zone here, as are the directing team of Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton (Little Miss Sunshine). Faris and Dayton show a little more visual ambition than in their previous work, echoing 1970s cinema... Read more
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The Age
Battle of the Sexes reviewBeaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) is in his comfort zone here, as are the directing
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) is in his comfort zone here, as are the directing team of Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton (Little Miss Sunshine). Faris and Dayton show a little more visual ambition than in their previous work, echoing 1970s cinema... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Why we’ll remember Emma Stone’s moviealso a reunion between Carell and directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris,
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
also a reunion between Carell and directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, the husband-and-wife team behind Little Miss Sunshine and the Zoe Kazan-penned Ruby Sparks. While Battle of the Sexes doesn’t have the surprising humanity of... Read more
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Variety
‘Battle of the Sexes’and exploring her sexuality in 1973, when the widely publicized face-off happen
Variety / Posted 25 days ago
and exploring her sexuality in 1973, when the widely publicized face-off happened. Stepping up their game considerably, “Little Miss Sunshine” duo Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris direct this perfectly cast crowd-pleaser, which reteams them with... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Don't Fall for Fake Reviews Onlinewhose images are being used in online reviews for Raanan include actress Abigai
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 25 days ago
whose images are being used in online reviews for Raanan include actress Abigail Breslin, who appeared in the films "Little Miss Sunshine" and "American Girl," Broadway star Ben Rappaport, and the big screen's "Incredible Hulk" Mark... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
How Emma Stone Gained 15 Pounds of Muscle for 'Battle of the Sexes'hit theaters on Sept. 22. The biographical sports film, directed by husband-an
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
hit theaters on Sept. 22. The biographical sports film, directed by husband-and-wife Jonathan Faris and Valerie Dayton (Little Miss Sunshine), is based on the 1973 match between trailblazing King and chauvinistic tennis player Bobby Riggs... Read more
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Variety
Steve Carell’s Range Gets a Showcase With ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ ‘Last Flag Flying’When Carell first saddled up to prestige projects 11 years ago in Jonathan Dayt
Variety / Posted 26 days ago
When Carell first saddled up to prestige projects 11 years ago in Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ “Little Miss Sunshine,” you could swim in the number of stories noting the comedian’s shift into “serious” territory. It was pretty much what you’d... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Box Office: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' disappointsFox Searchlight's "Battle of the Sexes" is serving a very strong US$525,000 fro
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
Fox Searchlight's "Battle of the Sexes" is serving a very strong US$525,000 from 21 theaters. The sports biopic from "Little Miss Sunshine" directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris stars Emma Stone as Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
America's vintage road signs: neon blasts from the pastAmerica's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 26 days ago
America's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" to the road movie "Little Miss Sunshine." The trend traces back to the 1950s when these then-new roads became the veins of the United States.... Read more
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FOX Carolina
America's vintage road signs: neon blasts from the pastAmerica's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's
FOX Carolina / Posted 26 days ago
America's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" to the road movie "Little Miss Sunshine." The trend traces back to the 1950s when these then-new roads became the veins of the United States.... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
America's vintage road signs: neon blasts from the pastAmerica's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 26 days ago
America's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" to the road movie "Little Miss Sunshine." The trend traces back to the 1950s when these then-new roads became the veins of the United States.... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
America's vintage road signs: neon blasts from the pastAmerica's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 26 days ago
America's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" to the road movie "Little Miss Sunshine." The trend traces back to the 1950s when these then-new roads became the veins of the United States.... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
America's vintage road signs: neon blasts from the pastAmerica's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 26 days ago
America's highways is an iconic aspect of US pop culture -- from Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road" to the road movie "Little Miss Sunshine." The trend traces back to the 1950s when these then-new roads became the veins of the United States.... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The hardest thing about Steve Carell’s new rolea heart, Carell has demonstrated his extraordinary dramatic range before in fil
Adelaide Now / Posted 26 days ago
a heart, Carell has demonstrated his extraordinary dramatic range before in films like Foxcatcher, The Way, Way Back and Little Miss Sunshine (the latter film’s director duo, Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, are also at the helm for Battle of... Read more
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Variety
Casey Affleck’s Production Company Signs Deal With Amazon Studiosdeals this year as it looks to bolster its development slate. It previously sin
Variety / Posted 26 days ago
deals this year as it looks to bolster its development slate. It previously singed pacts with Bona Fide Productions ( “Little Miss Sunshine”), Killer Films (“Carol”) and Le Grisbi Productions (“Birdman”). “This deal with Casey exemplifies our... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The hardest thing about Steve Carell’s new rolea heart, Carell has demonstrated his extraordinary dramatic range before in fil
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 days ago
a heart, Carell has demonstrated his extraordinary dramatic range before in films like Foxcatcher, The Way, Way Back and Little Miss Sunshine (the latter film’s director duo, Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, are also at the helm for Battle of... Read more
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Herald Sun
The hardest thing about Steve Carell’s new rolea heart, Carell has demonstrated his extraordinary dramatic range before in fil
Herald Sun / Posted 26 days ago
a heart, Carell has demonstrated his extraordinary dramatic range before in films like Foxcatcher, The Way, Way Back and Little Miss Sunshine (the latter film’s director duo, Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, are also at the helm for Battle of... Read more
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Variety
With ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ the Co-Directors of ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ Finally Let the Sunshine of Reality Infatally hip music videos (R.E.M., Red Hot Chili Peppers, Macy Gray, The Smashin
Variety / Posted 27 days ago
fatally hip music videos (R.E.M., Red Hot Chili Peppers, Macy Gray, The Smashing Pumpkins) made their first feature film, “Little Miss Sunshine,” at which point they took possession of the buzz, the money, and the known movie universe. The picture... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Weekend Box Office: 'Kingsman 2' Dethrones 'It' With $39M; 'Ninjago' Stumbles21 theaters for a theater average of $25,000. The Fox Searchlight movie is dire
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 27 days ago
21 theaters for a theater average of $25,000. The Fox Searchlight movie is directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine). Stephen Frears' period royal biopic Victoriaand Abdul, starring Judi Dench, opened in four theaters... Read more
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Perth Now
Smashing tale of a game-changing matchand ageing male tennis champion Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). Husband-and-wife d
Perth Now / Posted 27 days ago
and ageing male tennis champion Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). Husband-and-wife directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine) and Oscar-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) set up the shots. Stone and Carell... Read more
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Salon.com
“Battle of the Sexes” has never been so relevantBobby Riggs and Billie Jean King. In the movie “Battle of the Sexes” (out Sept.
Salon.com / Posted 28 days ago
Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King. In the movie “Battle of the Sexes” (out Sept. 22), Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (“Little Miss Sunshine”) opt for the most conventional. Simon Beaufoy’s (“Slumdog Millionaire,” “127 Hours”) screenplay doesn’t... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Emma Stone, Steve Carell face-off in retro crowd-pleaser ‘Battle of the Sexes’audience on a hilarious, heartfelt and inspiring ride to the championship. Dir
The Daily Californian / Posted 28 days ago
audience on a hilarious, heartfelt and inspiring ride to the championship. Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (“Little Miss Sunshine,” “Ruby Sparks”), the film examines two parallel stories: one of established tennis idol Billie Jean... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Smashing tale of a game-changing matchand ageing male tennis champion Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). Husband-and-wife d
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 28 days ago
and ageing male tennis champion Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). Husband-and-wife directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine) and Oscar-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) set up the shots. Stone and Carell... Read more
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Herald Sun
Smashing tale of a game-changing matchand ageing male tennis champion Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). Husband-and-wife d
Herald Sun / Posted 28 days ago
and ageing male tennis champion Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). Husband-and-wife directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine) and Oscar-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) set up the shots. Stone and Carell... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Smashing tale of a game-changing matchand ageing male tennis champion Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). Husband-and-wife d
The Courier Mail / Posted 28 days ago
and ageing male tennis champion Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell). Husband-and-wife directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine) and Oscar-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) set up the shots. Stone and Carell... Read more
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