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Hero Reviews

May 13, 2010
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
September 10, 2009
Extras include a making-of featurette and a conversation with actor Jet Li and the movie's key North American promoter Quentin Tarantino.
Read More | Original Score: 89/100
September 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 13, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
May 4, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 21, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 23, 2005
The film's themes are Shakespearean in their grandeur and simplicity. The title might well have a question mark appended, as the issue of heroism is roundly examined.
April 9, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 16, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
February 8, 2005
The cinematography is mind-blowing, and the use of color and scenery to tell the story make this a visual masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 2, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 28, 2005
Hero is sumptuous, exquisite, exciting, and, in every sense of the word, cinematic - the sort of film experience that defines why we go to the movies.
January 13, 2005
It commingles epic scale history and intimate character drama...
Full Review | Original Score: A-
December 1, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 1, 2004
Yimou exposes the limits of DVD with his amazing color and detail
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 30, 2004
Hero is far more lyrical than it is epic. It's true poetry in motion.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 28, 2004
Hero's lush visuals, compelling story, good acting and amazing balletic martial arts-inspired fights will keep almost any viewer interested...
November 25, 2004
For the last two years, Hero (2002) has thrived as an underground cult classic.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B
November 21, 2004
...so much trash makes its way to DVD overnight, and a terrific film like Hero takes almost two years to find an American distributor? Where's the justice in that?
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10