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Death of a Superhero

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

May 04, 2012 (Limited)

Director :

Ian Fitzgibbon

Starring :

Andy Serkis, Thomas Sangster, Michael McElhatton, Sharon Horgan, Ned Dennehy, Aisling Loftus, Jane Brennan, Emma Eliza Regan, Olga Wehrly

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..though Death of a Superhero can at once be sweet and devastatingly sad, the movie just doesn't tell a story that's all that new..”
by Beth Carter [Wired]
4 of 5

“..this film roused more emotions than I ever could have imagined..”
by Perri Nemiroff [Movies.com]
Review rate : B-

“..the movie's animated interludes liven up what could've been thoroughly pat..”
by Noel Murray [AV Club]
Review rate : A-

“..the film does a great job in having a lot of depth to the scenes; there are many layers that make it engaging..”
by Spencer Fornaciari [MacGuffin]
“..that's inspiring enough..”
by Andrew Lapin [NPR]
2.5 of 4

“..much of this film quickly vanishes from memory, but there's some gold here..”
by Tom Keogh [Seattle Times]

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