In his review of the movie, A Closer Walk, Jack Garner, Chief Film Critic of the Gannett News Service stated: "This is an artful motion picture and a beautifully told story of human suffering that inspires hope and action.
This film rates a '10', a must-see film if ever there was one." Robert Butler of the Kansas City star wrote in his review of A Closer Walk: "This is one of the most artful, heartrending and inspirational documentaries I have ever seen. Its real power comes from the way the filmmaker understands human psychology." A Closer Walk, written, directed, and produced by Oscar nominee Robert Bilheimer, with narration by Glenn Close and Will Smith, explores intricate and entangled relationship between health, dignity and human rights.
After he wins the match, Ali claims to be freest black American.
Cypher Raige is the leader of the Ranger Corps (a peace keeping organization on Nova Prime).
The ship encounters an asteroid field and crashes on Earth killing all of the passengers except Cypher (who is wounded) and Kitai.