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Calendar, Night&Day <i>Tyson</i>


Director James Toback’s documentary about former heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson isn’t a traditional nonfiction portrait so much as a feature-length interview, in which the retired boxer remains front and center for virtually the entire running time. The only talking…
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Film, With a blunt and searching Iron Mike, <I>Tyson</i> delivers a surprisingly powerful blow

With a blunt and searching Iron Mike, Tyson delivers a surprisingly powerful blow

The face of Mike Tyson stares out from the screen like a sentry — intent, sober, watchful. The camera sits close, the framing is tight, and as we lock eyes with the former heavyweight champ who could shatter an opponent's…
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Film, Indecent Disposal

Indecent Disposal

Here's a message for all you single, horny, hotblooded, heterosexual males out there: It's time to break out the champagne. Wait, scratch that, make it Jack Daniel's -- lonely single guys seldom have use for champagne. There's big news to…
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Reel World

8 1/2 For most of this century, the average Joe and Janine fantasized about being a movie star. With the rise of the auteur theory in the 1960s, the spotlight shifted toward the director. The gossip-laden, starstruck fanzines of…
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