Hero

First-rate talent in front of and behind the camera fails to save HERO, an insistently Capra-esque social comedy, from being a lumbering bore. Bernie LaPlante (Dustin Hoffman) has tried to live a low-profile life. In fact, it's his creed, which he tries to pass on to the young son, Joey (James Madio), of his ex-wife, Evelyn (Joan Cusack). But the only result...read more

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