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Baadasssss

Through it all we root for Mario-as-Melvin, who makes a good, likeable hero. —Marty Mapes (review...)

Mario, Melvin, or Sweetback, he's one Baadasssss

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  • A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

    Reilly sings cowboy songs on A Prairie Home Companion Review by Marty Mapes: The movie is as enjoyable as the broadcast, and it's cheaper than going to a live show

  • The Company (2004)

    Neve Campbell dances her way through The Company Review by Andrea Birgers: There is no plot or character development; just a look at dancers' lives off and on the stage

  • Gosford Park (2001)

    Jeremy Northam entertains all at Gosford Park Review by Marty Mapes: Sold as a murder mystery, Gosford Park is less a whodunit than a who's-doing-what-to-whom

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: The best reason to see it on DVD is the ability to pause and rewind

  • Dr. T and the Women (2000)

    Dr. Gere and the Women Review by Matt Anderson

  • Cookie's Fortune (1999)

    Review by Andrea Birgers

  • A Perfect Couple (1979)

    Heflin and Dooly make an oddly Perfect Couple Review by Marty Mapes: "I'd like to do a love story where the leads are just ordinary schlumps."