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King Richard review - Will Smith serves up tennis stardom for Venus and Serena

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Smith plays Richard Williams, the driven father of the US sporting sisters, in this well-crafted, authorised version of their story Some differing British and American attitudes to success are on show at this year's London film festival. The Phantom of the Open is the story of a real-life amateur Brit golfer who fought his way up to become the world's most adorable loser. King Richard, by contrast, is the story of a real-life amateur US tennis coach who fought his way up to help his daughters become the world's most sensational winners. Will Smith is never seen in long trousers in this...
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