Written May 27, 2009
A great documentary about a great sports icon and American character. You get to know the complexities of this man through his honest testimony. It makes you realize that until you've walked in another person's shoes, you cannot judge them fairly.
Written April 20, 2009
He his one of the most controversial fighters of all times with with ear bittings, to pushing people down stairs to some of the most unbelievable K.Os of al time. He is finally exposed and speaks out from his heart and really feels. Looks amazing!!
Written May 30, 2009
This is perhaps one of the best documentaries I can recall seeing. The editing is terrific and the movie really flows beautifully despite being almost 2 hours long. Tyson is portrayed in a manner that actually causes sympathy from the audience, despite his history of abuses and mistakes. This is particularly true in light of the tragedy he is now dealing with due to the death of his daughter. I highly recommend this movie to anyone and everyone, whether you are a boxing fan or not.
Written April 28, 2009
I'm not sure what the other reviewers are talking about. I have read two books on Tyson and saw the
Barbra Kopple documentary on TV some years ago, but I still found this film to be creative and enlightening.
True, if you have absolutely no interest in the subject, I can see why you might not like it. But if that's the case i have no idea why you would attend a screening in the first place.
Written May 03, 2009
Excellent shows clearly the huge mental and social impact of growing up in poverty and without parental love.