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Festival Updates My Premiere: James Toback's TYSON

Article: Festival Updates My Premiere: James Toback's TYSON

Writer/director James Toback’s TYSON, a film participating in the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and a reflective look about and into the life of legendary boxer Mike Tyson.

TYSON: Less Bitey, More Talky

Article: TYSON: Less Bitey, More Talky

In this documentary about the troubled (and that’s putting it kindly) former boxing champ, he remains defiant.

Sitting on a living room couch in a blue button-down, Tyson admits to “extracurricular activities” during his marriage with Robin Givens, but then seems only to regret it because he lacked the “skullduggery”—a word he used, to my surprise, appropriately—to avoid getting caught. More after the jump…