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Every person is the subject of a great or at least interesting documentary, in the hands of the right filmmaker. The most cynical (though not necessarily inappropriate) way to view Tyson is as part of a process to carve out a new career for the former heavyweight champion of the world, who earned as much as $400 million in his career but filed for bankruptcy in 2003.

What Goes Up

Imagine that David Lynch had been inspired to do a movie about teens in the 1980s by River’s Edge and The Breakfast Club and you’ll have some idea of this independent movie, featured at the recent Buffalo Niagara Film Festival.

The English Surgeon

Named the best international feature documentary at last year’s Hot Docs festival in Toronto, The English Surgeon is an unfortunate (if apt) title for an unforgettable film.

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