…is Battle of the Sexes, recreating the early 1970s tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. It was more than just tennis, though, but a signpost in changing times, when the old guard had to fall away and much needed to be recast. Early notices indicate that Emma Stone inhabits her real-life character admirably, and that Steve Carrell brings the noise as that particular member of the old guard.

Here’s a fascinating article about Billie Jean King and the actress that plays her, at this year’s US Open.

The movie’s out on September 22nd. Hope to see you there. 🙂

– Todd Berryman
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