Confessions of a Superhero Reviews

January 17, 2008
In Hollywood, accommodating expectations%u2014looking the part%u2014is a first step. Toward what? That's a question the provocative, respectful, and enthralling Confessions leaves open.
November 30, 2007
A mesmerizing, revealing look at Hollywood's bottom layer, as well as an assertive snapshot of desperation...one of the best documentaries I've seen this year.
November 20, 2007
A detailed portrait of these societal eccentrics, which, while not neglecting their obvious personal problems, is clearly sympathetic.
November 16, 2007
Both touching and amusing, these four embody the spirit of Hollywood, "a place where dreams are made and dreams are broken."
November 5, 2007
Fun to watch primarily because, when not waiting tables, auditioning or appearing in a movie's mob scene, these actors actually spend most of their time in superhero costumes, not on stage, but on the street.
November 4, 2007
The empathetic tone draws you in and some of the details are devastating.
November 2, 2007
You've just found one of this week's hidden treasures.
November 1, 2007
Ogens ventures beyond sideshow condescension, striking a tone that ought to entice specialty auds.
November 1, 2007
In its own inimitably strange way, Confessions of a Superhero is an inspirational tale.
October 31, 2007
Confessions doesn't condescend or mock its subjects because they're such natural entertainers that no audience pandering is necessary.
October 30, 2007
...what could have been a condescending descent into bottom-feeding turns into a loving, often heartbreaking portrait of decent people trying to scrape by.