Comic-Con: Episode IV - A Fan's Hope
Comic-Con: Episode IV - A Fan's Hope (2012)

Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope--a film by Morgan Spurlock explores this amazing cultural phenomenon by following the lives of five attendees as they descend upon the ultimate geek mecca at San Diego Comic-Con 2010. One on one… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 6, 2012
DVD Release Date: July 10, 2012
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

You don't need to collect or even care about comic books to enjoy this funny, affection valentine to nerd culture.

Anthony Lane
New Yorker

What Comic-Con requires is neither fan nor foe but an anthropologist.

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Henry Northmore
The List

When you see Marvel happily rubbing shoulders with DC or Star Wars fans chatting to Star Trek fans it makes you proud to be a geek.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

A surprisingly tender look at San Diego Comic-Con...

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

"Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope" holds enormous appeal for both the geek audience and the casual viewer.

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Kofi Outlaw

Best suited to those curious about the convention and/or culture - or those who already embrace it and just want to relive the experience before the next 'Con comes.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

It's a lot to squeeze into 86 minutes, and Spurlock pulls it all together with infectious brio, making us realize that geeks are people, too, who maybe just dream harder than the rest of us.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

There isn't a surprising moment, and it's an affirmation for hard-core fans and pretty much everyone else of William Shatner's immortal exhortation to Trekkies: "Get a life!"

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William Bibbiani

That rare documentary that plays to the converted and uninitiated alike.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Everett Johnson
Comic-Con is like the Holy Grail for all of us geeks. I've never been, but I really would LOVE to go one year, but until then I have this.… More
Flutie Archibald
Ok...Now I really wanna go to Comic-Con!
Reid Volk
Not a big fan of Mr. Spurlock, but this was his most digestible film. (Get it? Because his first movie was Super Size Me.) The reason for this was because… More
Tyler Christian
As a three year attendee of this prestigious pilgrimage in addition to being a devoted fan of Morgan Spurlock's work, this film struck a very heartfelt… More
Markus Robinson
This is not Morgan Spurlock trying to dispel the geekdom surrounding Comic-Con, as much as it is his love letter to the fanboys (worldwide) who enjoy dressing… More
Aaron Neuwirth
I believe San Diego Comic-Con has gained enough relevance in the cultural zeitgeist where people are at least aware of its existence, regardless if they truly… More