American Hero

American Hero
  • 2015
  • US
  • 1h 26min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nick Love
  • Cast: Stephen Dorff, Eddie Griffin, Bill Billions

Stephen Dorff stars as Melvin, a boozed-up, drugged-up loser who is loathe to admit he possesses superpowers. American Hero has a number of points of interest, not least Dorff. The metaphor of superpowers equalling sober potential is good, but the careless development would barely fill a ten-minute short.

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American Hero

3 Jul 20172 stars

Stephen Dorff is amongst the redeeming features in Nick Love's superhero-themed latest

Writer-director Nick Love is best known for a series of awful British thrillers. With Danny Dyer as his muse, Love's films include The Football Factory, The Business and Outlaw, crude fodder suited to supermarket bargain bins. His 2012 reboot of The…

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