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On 2/25/18 2:57 PM, alvey wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:35:19 -0500, moviePig wrote:
>> Remarkable lookalike Emma Stone joins Steve Carell to recreate what may
>> be history's most famous tennis match -- in 1972, between Billie Jean
>> King and male chauvinist Bobby Riggs.  Surprisingly, the script mines
>> BATTLE OF THE SEXES for a triple entendre deeper than the title brawl.
>> Executed with amiable gusto, the movie will likely be most enjoyed by
>> those who remember something of the actual flap.  Recommended.
> Sir! Sir!
> Can we do some tennis puns? Please sir?
> Although it served up some reasonable efforts and I believe that it'll net
> the producers a tidy profit, I'm just over movies about racketeers.

I heard the movie strings the viewer along until said tennis match.