Boxing Gym Reviews

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Super Reviewer
March 27, 2011
Reflective and trancelike. Brilliant.
½ December 7, 2011
Explores the world of a boxing gym in Austin, Texas, dwelling on the discipline of training as people from all walks of life aspire to reach their personal best. The film examines what violence looks like when it's a controlled outlet, as opposed to a spontaneous one. The only word of caution is that Boxing Gym is all without comment, letting the rhythm of the place tell the story, so be prepared to pay attention to everything you see and hear. One critic said of Boxing Gym: 'The soundscape is endlessly fascinating, a layer cake of squeaks, grunts, gasps, and rattling chains that, combined, catches a rhythm that sounds an awful lot like song'.
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