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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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  • The Iceman (2012)

    Shannon stares into The Iceman Review by Marty Mapes: Fascinating killer doesn't generate enough interest

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Shannon's chilling performance keeps the movie's wheels spinning

  • The Dilemma (2011)

    No dilmma here: skip it Review by Robert Denerstein: In spite of the talent, The Dilemma misfires

    Review by Matt Anderson: Like getting an electric car to roar, good comedy's not easy.

  • Black Swan (2010)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Ballet, horror, and psychological drama form a sensational Danse Macabre in Black Swan.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Dances its way through multiple genres with varying degrees of success

  • A Scanner Darkly (2006)

    Reeves and Downey, Jr., see their lives through A Scanner Darkly Review by Marty Mapes: A wonderfully trippy movie, more about the drugs and paranoia than the plot

  • Mr. Deeds (2002)

    Adam Sandler Goes To Town Review by Marty Mapes: Mr. Deeds could have used another round of editing and some beefed up comedy

  • Lost Souls (2000)

    Lost Soul Winona Ryder Review by Marty Mapes: Either a weak, undercooked Exorcist clone or an elegant, subtle psychodrama