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" Is there a man in the world who suffers as I do from the gross inadequacies of the human race? "
— Monty Woolley, The Man who Came to Dinner

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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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Jeremy Davies

  • Rescue Dawn (2007)

    Bale awaits his Rescue Dawn Review by Marty Mapes: Herzog's POW movie doesn't have swagger. It has bravery, cunning, and triumph, tempered by reality.

  • Solaris (2002)

    Clooney investigates the moral landscape of Solaris Review by Marty Mapes: Solaris is very good, but perhaps only for pensive audiences

  • Teknolust (2002)

    Review by Pablo Kjolseth: Light sci-fi puffery made even more unpalatable by its flat video sheen

    DVD review by John Adams: A big step ahead of Conceiving Ada

  • The Million Dollar Hotel (2001)

    Milla and Bono inhabit The Million Dollar Hotel Review by Matt Anderson: Mel Gibson stars in Wim Wenders' production of Bono's story

  • Up at the Villa (2000)

    Kristin Scott-Thomas looks Up at the Villa Review by Marty Mapes