Top positive review
Another KO for TYSON
on 14 October 2010
A must have for anyone and a definate must have for any boxing fan, A beautifully filmed documentry which takes you inside the mind of Mike Tyson, Showing many fights and highlights of his career. You will find it an emotional rollercoaster with many ups and downs. A must have for your movie collection. I guarantee this film will make you see Tyson in a different light.
SPECIAL FEATURES REVIEW
Around 4 hours of footage from every fight of Tysons career... what more can I say BRILLIANT!!!
GENERAL RUN THROUGH OF THE FILM
The film is not a conventional movie it is a documentry showing the rise and fall of former heavy weight Mike Tyson. It starts of by telling you about his childhood and how he use to get bullied and picked on, then one day he fought back and realised he could stand up for himself. It then turns on to how he got into crime as a child and went in and out of borstals and it was there where he began to box. Later on he is introduced to boxing trainer Cus D'Amato by Irish boxer Bobby Stewart, who takes him under his wing and plays the father figure which he so desperately needed. Cus D'Amato taught him discipline and self control which led him to win every amateur title. It then goes on to show how early into Tysons professional career he sadly lost his trainer/manager Cus D'Amato and how it affected Tyson in a very bad way. He then talks about his feelings towards women and his sexual encounters. It then goes on to him winning the World Heavy Weight championship of the world. In time things start to get bad around him, he gets married then shortly divorced to Robin Givens, he became involved with Don King, then he starts getting lazy and stops training as hard (or not at all at times) and partying alot. Things then go from bad to worse when he gets accused of rape (he talks about this in great detail) and found guilty (I don't believe he did it personally). The movie then goes onto his return to boxing after his time inside which some fights included Lennox Lewis, Frank Bruno and the legendary two fights against Evander Holyfield which ended with Tyson biting Holyfields ear (for good reasons as you will see watching the movie)