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Unlimited members give their verdict on Battle of the Sexes


Last night saw our Unlimited screening of acclaimed drama Battle of the Sexes, starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell and directed by the Little Miss Sunshine duo of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris.

The movie recounts the famous 1973 exhibition match between tennis legends Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, one that was to play a crucial role in discussions of gender equality on and off the court.

So what did you guys make of it? We'll start with Richard who praises the cast and the script's handling of an important event in pop culture history.

Meanwhile Emma says it's a slam dunk.

Here's Nadine with a potentially controversial view...

We can't help but feel that's a discussion for another time. Katie says she's now seen the movie twice and it holds up brilliantly both times.

Nevertheless the movie didn't work for everyone – Kimberley says the script (by The Full Monty's Simon Beaufoy) could have done with some work.

And the superbly named Carrot Relish says the movie took too many dramatic shortcuts.

Many thanks for your honest responses – anyone else who was lucky enough to attend last night's screening, tweet us @Cineworld and #CineworldUnlimited.

Don't forget that we've got more Unlimited screenings this November, the next one being hilarious movie-about-moviemaking The Disaster Artist, directed by and starring James Franco. Check out the trailer below and we look forward to seeing you there on 27th November.

And as if that wasn't enough our Secret Unlimited screening arrives on 29th November. What will it be? (Spoiler: it doesn't take place in a galaxy far, far away.)

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