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Confessions of a Superhero (2007)

Chronicles the lives of four mortal men and women who work as characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard.

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Matthew Ogens (as Matt Ogens)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Christopher Dennis Christopher Dennis ... Himself - Superman (as Christopher Lloyd Dennis)
Maxwell Allen Maxwell Allen ... Himself - Batman (as Maximus Allen)
Jennifer Wenger ... Herself - Wonder Woman (as Jennifer Gehrt)
Joe McQueen Joe McQueen ... Himself - The Hulk
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sandra Lee Allen Sandra Lee Allen ... Herself - Batman's wife (as Sandra)
Antonio Banderas ... Himself
Marc Brown Marc Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
Adam Carolla ... Himself (archive footage)
Frank Dennis Frank Dennis ... Himself - Sandy Dennis' Brother
Pam Dennis Pam Dennis ... Herself - Sandy Dennis' Niece
Sandy Dennis ... Herself (archive footage)
Chris Gehrt Chris Gehrt ... Himself - Wonder Woman's Husband (as Chris)
Mark Goulston Mark Goulston ... Himself - Psychiatrist (as Dr. Mark Goulston)
Johnny Grant ... Himself - Honorary Mayor of Hollywood
Leron Gubler Leron Gubler ... Himself - Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
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"Confessions of a Superhero" chronicles the lives of four mortal men and women who work as characters on the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard. This feature length documentary explores the fascination, obsession, and allure of fame through the eyes of these very unique people struggling to make it in Tinseltown. Written by Anonymous

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CONFESSIONS OF A SUPERHERO explores the fascination, obsession and allure of fame through the eyes of some very unique people struggling to make it in Tinseltown.

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Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Признания cупергероя See more »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

During her script reading, Jennifer Wegner is practicing for a part in the movie, Shrooms. See more »

Connections

References Superman Returns (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Nothing Left But Love
Written by Greg Kuehn
Performed by Greg Kuehn and Dizzy X
Vocals by Liz Constantine
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Doc on caped imitators flies in circles.
12 August 2010 | by st-shotSee all my reviews

Confessions of a Super Hero is a rather glum documentary with very little wiggle room to expand beyond its original premise of four misfits costuming themselves in super hero to make a living on Hollywood Boulevard. Talk about your boulevard of broken dreams.

Confessions follows four (Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Hulk) comic book hero impersonators as they make their daily appearances and delude themselves into thinking they have a future in the movie industry. Three of the four seem to be in serious denial (is this a prerequisite to going' Hollywood) as they hope to catapult to success with the flimsiest of chances by working for tips by posing with tourists on Vicki Lester's corner. It's a hopeless situation from the outset and the doc just kind of gloomily lies around reaffirming things for the last hour with our heroes and their faithful spouses fighting the heat, anger issues and union workers over a port a john before fading into the wallpaper.

Director Matthew Ogens needlessly stretches out Super Hero by flogging it with jump cut filler and scenes in need of trim. It doesn't help that Superman and Batman may well be living in a parallel universe and seem less than forthright about their pasts which make for moments of uncomfortable, embarrassment. But Ogens does himself no favor by filming the fully costumed Batman in therapy admitting to murdering someone. It reeks along with much of Confessions of a Super Hero of false declaration that Ogens not only depends on but showcases resulting in it being more exploitive than revealing.


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