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The Greatest Guitar Hero of Them Allnew

Chris Chike, aka IamChris4life, is the Jimi Hendrix of the plastic ax.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Kevin Hoffman  |  04-02-2008  |  Video Games

Gods and Generals

Lucy Hughes-Hallett argues that we find heroes when we need them. She doesn't consider what may be our special sorrow: both to need heroes and to lack them.
Washington City Paper  |  Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow  |  12-02-2005  |  Nonfiction

Past As Prologuenew

If there is one thing Going Upriver can accomplish, it is to articulate Kerry's belief that it is "men of small character" who are afraid to admit America's (and their) mistakes.
San Antonio Current  |  Elaine Wolff  |  10-04-2004  |  Reviews

This Hero Is No False Idolnew

If Douglas Sirk had made martial arts movies they probably would have looked something like Zhang Yimou's stunning new opus.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marjorie Baumgarten  |  08-26-2004  |  Reviews

Vibrant Hero Reconsiders Revenge Filmsnew

An Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film in 2003, Hero plays less like a conventional action film than a grand master's chess game, and it unfolds with a cold yet dreamlike beauty.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  08-26-2004  |  Reviews

Zhang, He’s Good!new

A Chinese master’s swashbuckling epic kicks airborne ass in rainbow shades.
Seattle Weekly  |  Tim Appelo  |  08-25-2004  |  Reviews

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