When Alex Gibney was offered unprecedented access to Lance Armstrong's 2009 Tour de France comeback, a triumphant sports documentary was planned. But then old doping allegations resurfaced and the story changed dramatically...
A documentary of two halves, Gibney's character study of Armstrong is tough and forensic. But whether through a lingering admiration or the film's origins as a straightforward celebration of the cyclist's talents, there are moments when its powder remains a little dryer than perhaps it should.
Reviewed by David Hughes
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