The Passing Shot Tennis Podcast

The Film Club: Wimbledon (2004) starring Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst

July 07, 2020 Joel Girling & Kim Mackenzie Season 1 Episode 113
The Passing Shot Tennis Podcast
The Film Club: Wimbledon (2004) starring Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst
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The Passing Shot Tennis Podcast
The Film Club: Wimbledon (2004) starring Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst
Jul 07, 2020 Season 1 Episode 113
Joel Girling & Kim Mackenzie

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim unveil a new feature - The Film Club - where they review a film from the tennis world and give it the Passing Shot treatment.

In the first in this series, Joel and Kim start with Wimbledon, the 2004 romantic comedy starring Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst, where journeyman Peter Colt falls in love with an up and coming Lizzie Bradbury in the midst of the Wimbledon Championships. 

Joel and Kim debate the romance, the realities and the sheer retro-ness of the film, and consider its place within the sporting and rom-com history books.

NB: If you haven’t seen the film, you may wish to watch it before listening to this episode to avoid any spoiler alerts! Currently, available in the U.K. on Netflix.

Show Notes

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim unveil a new feature - The Film Club - where they review a film from the tennis world and give it the Passing Shot treatment.

In the first in this series, Joel and Kim start with Wimbledon, the 2004 romantic comedy starring Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst, where journeyman Peter Colt falls in love with an up and coming Lizzie Bradbury in the midst of the Wimbledon Championships. 

Joel and Kim debate the romance, the realities and the sheer retro-ness of the film, and consider its place within the sporting and rom-com history books.

NB: If you haven’t seen the film, you may wish to watch it before listening to this episode to avoid any spoiler alerts! Currently, available in the U.K. on Netflix.