Roger Ebert loved a good caption contest (he entered the New Yorker cartoon caption contest every week for 40 years … and won once), so in honor of that we are starting our own Ebert ‘Guess the Movie’ contest!
“There was no such thing as Fox News in 1967, but if there had been, the network certainly would have delighted in stoking its reactionary viewers with nonstop coverage of the events recounted in the new documentary The Trials of Muhammad Ali.”—"Watch and understand that "The Greatest" is far more complicated, and far greater, than you’d ever realized." - Creative Loafing on The Trials of Muhammad Ali.
“Bill Siegel’s audacious documentary puts new heat and focus on what an extraordinary figure Muhammad Ali was outside the boxing ring. No film has probed this deeply into the fallout from his name change or his complex bond with Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam. And the saga of Ali’s refusal to be drafted during Vietnam becomes a profile in courage — a tale of shocking vilification and faith lost and found. A-”—