Shawn Slovo’s script focuses unashamedly on the legal manoeuvrings which saw the court gradually change its opinion over time. Christopher Plummer and Frank Langella shine as two of the ageing justices among a patchy cast, while Slovo’s inquiring screenplay is interesting on how the tremors of the zeitgeist succeed or not in influencing the highest powers of the land.
Director Stephen Frears’s choice to show Ali only in archive footage stresses how removed the boxer was from the legal processes determining his future – but at the expense of exploring how much this crisis in his life affected him personally.
Flea @ Flat Iron Square
A flea market (that's a vintage market to us Brits) with all kinds of goodies at Flat Iron Square near London Bridge.
Venue says: “We are now open Saturdays as well as Sundays and have the Fleajays playing vinyl every weekend. So much shopping and fun to be had!”