Tyson Reviews

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November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
August 20, 2009
July 16, 2009
Half-appealing, half-pathetic.
June 24, 2009
It all adds up to a fascinating psychological study, a film that goes beyond both the public persona and the fighter's own spin to get at the frightened, angry, explosive, yet utterly understandable boy who became a very troubled and very public man.
June 13, 2009
The most remarkable revelation of the movie is its subject's thoughtful, reflective eloquence and unflinching self-perception...Tyson may or may not be entirely who he says he is, but he's probably not who we thought he was, either.
November 4, 2018
The knockout punches are delivered by Toback's incredible access, supreme editing choices and ability to let Tyson talk himself into a cul-de-sac.
May 15, 2018
The result is a documentary that once again highlights that, of all sports, boxing is the one that cinema has been most successful in recording...
December 16, 2017
Toback's "documentary" is a one-man show: Tyson is the only interview. But what prevents it from turning into hagiography is the subject's talent for devastating self-exposure.
June 14, 2016
Compelling as Iron Mike is to listen to, it's hard to fault the filmmaker for not wanting to interrupt him.
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