'Borg vs McEnroe' falls short of being a winner

Shia LaBeouf in 'Borg vs. McEnroe'

(CNN)Like last year's "Battle of the Sexes," "Borg vs McEnroe" uses a famous tennis match of yesteryear to try getting at a deeper meaning. In this case, it's not gender equality, but rather the roots -- and price -- of competitive greatness, yielding a move that's intellectually stimulating but whose execution is closer to a workmanlike grind than a clear-cut winner.

In an enterprising and marketable twist, this European production