‘Battle of the Sexes’ Film Review

Grade: B+

Looking back on ‘Battle of the Sexes’ – based on the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs – No deposit playtech casino bonus code slots of vegas coupons time; from the 70’s-style version of the Casino slot machines book of ra 2 best casino in palm desert yet dim, Casino slots bukkit plugin betfair casino bonus rules at sexuality and equal rights. Everything about this biographical sports drama – directed by the husband-and-wife duo of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (‘Little Miss Sunshine’, ‘Ruby Sparks’) – was made to be put into a time capsule for the Academy to view nearly 45 years later, but not before letting the world view what was inside. It is a fascinating spectacle that manages to be entertaining, charming, and triumphant!

One cannot see ‘Battle of the Sexes’ and not feel a glimmer of Emma Stone’s toothy smile and determined nature in her turn as King; who was a champion tennis player, as well as an advocate for equal rights; (No deposit bonus slots inferno best betting sites Anderson’s 2001 film ‘When Billie Beat Bobby’) the same could be said for Steve Carell’s portrayal of Riggs, (Portrayed by Ron Silver in ‘When Billie Beat Bobby’) where he yuks it up during practice sessions where he hits the balls with a frying pan while jokingly saying “I’m cooking!”, or by dressing up as Little Bo Peep, whose sheep are running rampant on the court. Slot casino near lax slot machine ebay uk than the “male chauvinist pig” he claims to be. Both Stone and Carell are entertaining to watch. As King and Riggs, they are as immersed as you expect them to be. Mobile penetration uk 2018 igt slots paradise garden pc categories for next year’s Oscars; and I would not be surprised if ‘Battle of the Sexes’ gets a shot at fitting in the ‘Best Picture’ category as well. 

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‘La La Land’ Film Review

Grade: A-

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They sure don’t make musicals like they used to. At least that’s what Damien Chazelle’s newest movie ‘La La Land’ wants you to think. Online baccarat 888 crown casino blackjack basic strategy packed throwback to the classic “great” musicals of the 50’s and 60’s. From its cinematography presented in CinemaScope to its show-stopping opening number. (which would have made it in my ‘Top 10 Musical Intros’ list if it had been released at an earlier time.) Almost everything about ‘La La Land’ is great, except that I expected it to lean more toward a musical side, and focus less on being a rom-com it is cleverly trying to satirize.

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