Battle of the Sexes Reviews

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November 12, 2019
Overall, Battle of the Sexes effectively addresses the issue of equality and with such as a strong lead performance from [Emma] Stone, it is hard to ignore.
October 18, 2019
It captures time and place, offers a diverting two hours, and asks us to consider how much or little things have changed for women in our own time.
September 20, 2019
It is an entertaining and illuminating film that shines a light on the emergence of the feminist movement and changes in attitude towards sexuality.
August 17, 2019
With an impressive, extensive cast list, Battle of the Sexes is a timely story of the fight for gender equality.
August 7, 2019
It is a pleasant biopic in which, as expected, the performances of Steve Carell and, above all, Emma Stone stand out. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 26, 2019
King is passionate about women's equality, but we never really get into her head about why it really matters to her, or what the stakes are.
July 21, 2019
A highly engaging film that frequently keeps a light touch even as it tackles weighty subjects.
June 25, 2019
As the Supreme Poohbah of Pastry, Mary Berry, would far more eloquently explain from beneath the tent during The Great British Bake Off: You can have all the right ingredients and still make a gross-tasting cake of shame and disappointment.
June 4, 2019
as much a heartbreaking experience as it is a funny one. That it strikes that balance so well and so gracefully is a beautiful thing indeed.
April 16, 2019
Despite her sweet reputation, Stone plays the tennis great with no small amount of quiet power...
March 21, 2019
Directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris do a fine job defining the personal and cultural stakes of the event. However, they fail to make the narrative sufficiently gripping and suspenseful.
March 18, 2019
There's a great deal going on in this film so it's fortunate that there's not as much tennis being played as you'd think in a movie about a tennis match. There's no time.
March 10, 2019
Battle of the Sexes [makes] for an arresting narrative that is never undercut by that fact that its main plot is "spoiled" by history.
February 28, 2019
It tells the story of Billie Jean King and Bobby Rigg's iconic tennis match in a satisfying but by the numbers way.
February 19, 2019
Everyone loves a classic underdog sports story like this, and it's great to throw the weight - and context - of women's lib behind it too.
February 11, 2019
Battle of the Sexes is a sharp, well-made dramedy that turns this true-life event into something compelling and funny and poignant.
January 30, 2019
Battle of the Sexes may not dig deep enough into the real issues surrounding women's rights in the 1970s, but it is endlessly entertaining and genuinely inspiring.
January 24, 2019
Dayton and Ferris assemble a massive ensemble of talented performers to bring the manifold speaking roles in Battle of the Sexes to vibrant life.
January 18, 2019
[Battle of the Sexes] presents itself as a thoughtful, warm snapshot into the life of Billie Jean King and a powerful depiction of the turmoil that she faced both on and off court.
December 21, 2018
Timely message or not, the movie is entertaining without being stunning, but is certainly compelling enough to warrant attention.
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