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Tyson (review)

James Toback’s talking-head documentary portrait of the man serves only to show us a reprehensible example of the worst of American manhood, and of American celebrity.

my week at the movies: ‘Crank: High Voltage,’ ‘Tyson,’ ‘Sleep Dealer,’ ‘Is Anybody There?,’ ‘American Violet’

BUMPED UP: To note that I’ve added another screening this week: The Soloist (opens in the U.S. on April 24, and in the U.K. on September 11), the Jamie Foxx-Robert Downey Jr. movie about crazy musical genius. It’s from director Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice) and screenwriter Susannah Grant (Catch and Release, Charlotte’s Web, … more…

trailer break: ‘Tyson’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Mike Tyson so repulses me that I don’t know if I want to sit through a movie about him, particularly one that appears, from this trailer, to be geared toward letting him justify himself. Just the fact that the film exists feels like a bit of a … more…