It's easy to dismiss the aspiring actors in superhero garb who patrol Hollywood Boulevard's Walk of Fame as near-homeless-panhandlers.

But, in truth, costumed individuals -- like the four people profiled in Matthew Ogens' 2007 documentary 'Confessions of a Superhero' -- are actually recognized by some Hollywood city officials as "ambassadors for the community," and are as iconic to the tourists who flock to Hollywood as the Walk of Fame itself.

This fascinating study of fame and its castoffs is our pick for free movie of the day.
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