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

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John Malkovich

  • Cesar Chavez (2014)

    Peña honors Cesar Chavez Review by Robert Denerstein: Truncated bio-pic doesn't dig deep

  • Warm Bodies (2013)

    Hoult seeks one of the Warm Bodies Review by Robert Denerstein: Formulaic in some ways and totally fresh in others

    Review by Matt Anderson: Warm Bodies is a smart, funny, and heartwarming romantic comedy... with zombies.

  • Red (2010)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Old-pro cast livens up a so-so action flick

    Review by Matt Anderson: The action flatlines, but the characters make RED a lively, mildly entertaining diversion

  • Color Me Kubrick: A True...ish Story (2007)

    Malkovich Colors himself Kubrick Review by Risë Keller: Fails to deliver the clever film promised by the premise and the talent

  • Knockaround Guys (2002)

    Malkovich and Pepper are just two Knockaround Guys Review by Marty Mapes: The mix of gangster and western is amusing, and for the most part, it works

  • The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

    Review by Pablo Kjolseth: An uncompromising political drama hindered by thick Spanish accents

  • Being John Malkovich (1999)

    Review by Marty Mapes: The best film of 1999, a surreal comedy, fresh and original

  • Con Air (1997)

    Review by Andrea Birgers

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Why now? Don't ask; just shut up and enjoy the ride.