CULTURE

Thursday TV

Cinderella Man Based on a true story, a boxer who goes into a slump during the Great Depression, after an initial promising start in the late 1920s, manages to make a surprising comeback armed with determination. Biography drama directed by Ron Howard, starring Russell Crowe, Renee Zellweger, Paul Giamatti and Craig Bierko. NET – 23.00 FIERCE CREATURES Daily life at a zoo that has fallen on hard times changes radically after it is taken over by a big company that has decided to make it more profitable. Comedy directed by Fred Schepisi and Robert Young, starring John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline and Michael Palin. (Alter – 21.00)