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Tyson

Overview


Genre :

Documentary

Release Date :

April 24, 2009 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

James Toback

Starring :

Mike Tyson

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

4 of 5

“..Very humane portrait of a potentially extremely unlikeable character..”
by Damon Wise [Empire Magazine]
3 of 4

“..surprisingly thoughtful and speaks frankly about his womanizing, alcohol and drug addiction, bouts of mental instability, and criminal activity..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
4 of 5

“..pure documentary poetry..”
by James Christopher [Times Online]
Review rate : B-

“..provocatively sympathetic, impressionistic documentary portrait..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..powerful and troubling..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
3.5 of 4

“..one of the best movies of any kind this year..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
4 of 5

“..Highly recommended..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
3 of 5

“..an easy enough film to appreciate, but not an easy film to embrace..”
by Jay Antani [Filmcritic.com]
Review rate : B-

“..a whitewash..”
by Nathan Rabin [Onion AV Club]
3 of 4

“.."Tyson" may make you as woozy as if you'd taken a punch from Iron Mike himself..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Ray Greene [Boxoffice Magazine]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Andrew Schenker [Slant Magazine]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Peter Bradshaw [The Guardian]
Reviewed by Todd McCarthy [Variety]

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