Tyson Reviews

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April 7, 2015
The greatest bout of Tyson's life was no singular opponent but him being an experimental pawn in the battle of nature versus nurture.
June 22, 2013
Turns out Mike Tyson, lo and behold, isn't that interesting after all. He's an unreliable narrator, sure, but mostly he's just a grotesque cartoon of every athlete who never had to answer for anything as long as they were making other people money.
August 26, 2011
Toback presumably wants us to see Tyson as a product of his times, but we can't really buy that.
August 9, 2010
Boxing fans will be thrilled by Toback's film, filled as it is with multi-camera angles and behind-the-scenes footage of some of the greatest fights in the sports history.
February 21, 2010
Whether or not the troubled Mike deserves our sympathy, is left up to the viewer.
October 19, 2009
Toback's approach to Tyson pulls no punches. It is extraordinarily revealing.
August 30, 2009
Utterly absorbing and fascinating, Tyson captivates viewers for its 90 minutes.
August 29, 2009
It's all pretty mesmerizing--in part, because of Toback's technique.
August 29, 2009
Until I saw Tyson, I wouldn't have believed it possible to film a one-sided documentary that felt truthful and complete."
August 25, 2009
Tyson is indeed an intriguingly contradictory hulk, but he's far from the troubling Caliban Toback's own obsessions with athleticism and negritude make him out to be
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