Razzle Dazzle, Pt 2: The Hero

A six-part video essay about fame and the movies
by Aaron Aradillas and Matt Zoller Seitz  posted June 29, 2010
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This is the part two of a six-part video essay that looks at how movies have examined the many facets of fame (heroism, infamy, and everything in between) and how they have shaped the audience's perception of what fame offers. Also in this series: Part 1 (The Pitch), Part 3 (The Fraud), Part 4 (The Parasite), Part 5 (The Maverick), and Part 6 (The Takeaway).


 

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San Antonio-based film critic Aaron Aradillas is a contributor to The House Next Door, the founder and publisher of Rockcritics.com and the host of “Back by Midnight,” an Internet radio program about film and television.

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Matt Zoller Seitz is a writer and filmmaker whose debut feature, the romantic comedy Home, is available through Netflix and Amazon. His writing on film and television has appeared in The New York Times, New York Press, and The Star Ledger, among other places. He is also the founder of The House Next Door, a movie and TV criticism website.

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