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Emma Stone, Steve Carell Praised For Performances In "Battle Of The Sexes"

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 22 / 17

" BATTLE OF THE SEXES " hits theaters on Friday, and while the film is a "reminder of the gender issues still plaguing us, it wholeheartedly embraces the equality of its two excellent leads," according to Brian Truitt of USA TODAY. EMMA STONE and STEVE CARELL "serve up great performances as...

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