Articles tagged hero

Slumgod Millionaire: On ‘Nayakan’, The Godfather of Indian Gangster Films

On revisiting Nayakan we are reminded that men become gods not as a sign of presumed cultural backwardness but because the modern nation-state has failed.

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Jerks Are My Heroes, Thanks to ‘Jerks’ Like Steve Martin

My folks are probably still kicking themselves for taking a seven-year-old to see Steve Martin’s profane and ridiculous first film, The Jerk, because that was the day I gave up on strong, upstanding heroes and decided that I wanted to be like Navin Johnson.

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27 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Hero by Perry Moore

Not since Superfolks by Robert Mayer, has there been a novel as important to contemporary superhero mythology, and subsequently, the comic book medium.

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29 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Hero (2002)

Hero reimagines history in a way that underlines its tragedy.

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27 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

Hero (2002)

Had it been released five years ago, Hero's point might have seemed anachronistic, but today, it's hard to ignore its resonance with world events.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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