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On 2/25/2018 4:05 PM, trotsky wrote:
> 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.

The movie's only pun was a lame one: a player named "Court"...?!

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