Battle of the Sexes
First screened in October 2017
Directors: Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton. Cast: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Austin Stowell, Bill Pullman, Elisabeth Shue, Natalie Morales, Jessica McNamee, James Mackay, Eric Christian Olsen, Alan Cumming, Lewis Pullman, Fred Armisen. Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy. Twitter Capsule:
Warm on King, shaky on Riggs. Winning in many ways, but familiar limitations from Beaufoy and these directors.
Unavoidable Clinton-Trump overtones; if only they'd carried through! More polished than TV version, but still incomplete.