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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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Steve Coogan

  • Minions (2015)

    Minions take over the world Review by Matt Anderson: It's hard to argue with the Minions and their brand of breezy, light humor.

  • The Trip to Italy (2014)

    Coogan listens to Brydon on the Trip to Italy Review by Robert Denerstein: Dueling comics and great scenery

    Review by Marty Mapes: We asked for more, and we got it. But maybe two is enough.

  • The Trip (2011)

    Coogan takes The Trip with Brydon Review by Marty Mapes: Deconstructing comedy, as comedy

  • Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2006)

    Review by Marty Mapes: A film about a film based on a novel about writing a novel

  • Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

    Verne's fanciful story is re-told Around the World Review by Marty Mapes

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: DVD features reveal how much worse this movie could have been

  • Coffee and Cigarettes (2004)

    Jarmusch takes a break with Coffee and Cigarettes Review by Marty Mapes: Jarmusch missed his mark; trying to present simple, non-dramatic moments but using celebrities