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Muhammad Ali: 'The Greatest,' 'A.k.a. Cassius Clay' & 'Made in Miami'

Muhammad Ali Growing up in the 1970s, the specter of heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali – whom I could never stand – was everywhere. Contrary to opinions voiced about him post-Parkinson's Disease, Ali was the most despised athlete of that era. The most beloved was actually soccer superstar Pelé. Nonetheless, from that time on a raft of mediocre documentaries-cum-hagiographies have been made of the man. Not surprisingly, none has gotten to that rotten core. Here are three that I've recently watched in consecutive order: Muhammad Ali: The Greatest, Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami, and Muhammad Ali a.k.a. Cassius Clay. The first documentary I streamed was Carlos Larkin's Muhammad Ali: The Greatest (2001) – not to be confused with William Klein's 1969 […]

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Muhammad Ali: 'The Greatest,' 'A.k.a. Cassius Clay' & 'Made in Miami'


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