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Death of a Superhero Reviews

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Donald Clarke
Irish Times

The latest release from Ian Fitzgibbon, director of A Film with Me in It, does work hard - and responsibly - at injecting colour into this most troubling of scenarios.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 3/5

November 30, 2012
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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Much of this film quickly vanishes from memory, but there's some gold here. That's pretty much the message about life itself in "Death of a Superhero."

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 3, 2012
Andrew Lapin
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Charming, raunchy and improbably uplifting.

Full Review Source: NPR

May 3, 2012
Noel Murray
AV Club

Fitzgibbon's cast is excellent, and the movie's animated interludes liven up what could've been thoroughly pat.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B-

May 3, 2012
Perri Nemiroff

Pairing of drawings and live-action material help us get into Donald's head, but in a tamer manner, something that highlights the hope and makes it an enjoyable watch.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

May 2, 2012

"A synchronous coming-of-age/coming-of-death story, the teen's complex mindset comes at us by way of an inventive live-action/graphics mix. Like the boy, the film steadfastly steers clear of the mawkish."

Full Review Source: Doddle | Original Score: 9/10

April 30, 2012
Kenji Fujishima
Slant Magazine

A generally affecting and occasionally insightful drama about the ways people handle an awareness of mortality.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3/4

April 28, 2012
John Anderson
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Pic sidesteps cloying sentimentality and heavy-handedness with the help of a solid cast.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 23, 2012
Mike Scott

This sick-kid drama is well-made enough, but ultimately too familiar to resonate.

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 2/5

June 22, 2012
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