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Subject: Re: BATTLE OF THE SEXES (no spoilers)
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Subject: Re: BATTLE OF THE SEXES (no spoilers)
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On 2/25/2018 7:43 PM, alvey wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Feb 2018 16:42:41 -0500, moviePig wrote:
>> 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"...?!
> Errrr. I trust/hope that was a double bluff.
> If not, then then they were probably referring to Margaret Court. The
> Australian player who lost to Riggs but did manage to win the odd 24 Grand
> Slam singles. She's still alive and a quite vociferous Christian. ie Idiot.

Yes, I'm familiar with Her Courtship.  Best I could manage for an 
pseudo-original tennis pun...


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