Must See Early January Blu-ray Releases


Emma Stone and Steve Carell light it up in this true life story of tennis great Billie Jean King and her groundbreaking match against Bobby Riggs. This match may still be the most publicized and important exhibition sporting event ever. The movies is well crafted all-around. The story is depicts King’s personal and profession life, her marital affair and even her overall perception on and off the court.

Stone is tremendous. Not only does she look the part, but exudes an aura that only King could have had. Carell plays the perfect counterpart and embraces all that Riggs was. Flamboyant, arrogant, humorous and chauvinistic. The match itself is compelling enough to make you feel some tension, even though it’s just a small part of the movie. Battle of the Sexes offers everything you’d want, entertainment, great performances and investment in the characters and story.

Battle of the Sexes is available now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital

Written by Jim Alexander

Jim Alexander hails from Chicago where he started his journalism career as a film critic and founder of the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle (CIFCC). He's a Rotten Tomatoes approved critic. Jim founded Reel Talker as a platform to share his love of movies and entertainment. Jim's favorite part of being a journalist is getting to meet and interview actors, filmmakers and entertainers. Jim is a host and on-camera personality for AfterBuzz TV. Aside from his work with Reel Talker, he's the site owner of the Bachelor Universe website, where he recaps and talks about all this ABC's 'The Bachelor'. He also runs the Reel Talker Podcast that can be found on iTunes. In his free time he enjoys attending sports events and playing in recreational leagues. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

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