Hero Reviews

July 24, 2018
The cast is reduced to acting out a series of adjectives.
September 17, 2007
A mess, though very often an enjoyable one, thanks to the cast.
December 5, 2006
A misconceived project, inspired by classic Hollywood films of golden age (Nothing Scared, Hail the Conquering Hero) but marred by underdeveloped and rambling script--Stephen Frears first big failure.
February 7, 2006
Solid performances all-round
August 31, 2005
April 17, 2005
Solid performances mired in excess Capradom
July 10, 2004
hangs its dynamic visual artistry on a compelling story.
June 14, 2004
February 22, 2004
December 16, 2003
November 28, 2003
Funny and (just about) before its time.
September 21, 2003
Comes close to working, but finally fails to click
August 22, 2003
July 12, 2003
An engrossing film that challenges us to think about the true meaning of heroism in this age of media-manufactured celebrities.
March 23, 2003
March 2, 2003
September 20, 2002
August 2, 2002
January 1, 2000
A little more zip, and Hero might really have worked. It has all the ingredients for a terrific entertainment, but it lingers over the kinds of details that belong in a different kind of movie.
January 1, 2000