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Baadasssss!
Melvin Van Peebles' son Mario pays tribute to his groundbreaking film Sweet Sweetback's Baad Asssss Song, and also settles a few old Oedipal scores along the way.
"...Directed by: Mario Van Peebles. Starring: Mario Van Peebles, Joy Bryant, T.K...."

June 25, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Posse
"...Directed by: Mario Van Peebles. Starring: Mario Van Peebles, Stephen Baldwin, Charles..."

May 21, 1993 Movie Review by Louis Black

Panther
"...Directed by: Mario Van Peebles. Starring: Kadeem Hardison, Bokeem Woodbine, Joe Don..."

May 5, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Solo
"...Directed by: Norberto Barba. Starring: Mario Van Peebles, William Sadler, Adrien Brody, Seidy Lopez, Jaime..."

Aug. 30, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Highlander III: The Final Dimension
"...Directed by: Andy Morahan. Starring: Christopher Lambert, Mario Van Peebles and Mako. Lambert returns in this third..."

Feb. 3, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gunmen
"...Directed by: Deran Sarafian. Starring: Christopher Lambert, Mario Van Peebles, Denis Leary, Patrick Stewart, Kadeem Hardison and..."

Feb. 11, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Redemption Road
This story about a musician who's got the blues because he can't play the blues is a mawkish misfire, but the roadside scenery from Austin to Huntsville, Ala., can't be beat.
"...Directed by: Mario Van Peebles. Starring: Michael Clarke Duncan, Morgan Simpson, Kiele..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Toronto International Film Festival
A first-timer's diary
"...of films. But you can order single tickets in advance, or take your chances on the rush line for..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
"...Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss SongD. Melvin Van Peebles (1971); with Melvin Van Peebles, Rhetta Hughes, John..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Screens Review by Mike Emery

TV Eye
In an unusual union between an indie-rooted movie network and another cable network specializing in sensational courtroom dramas comes a sustained, multifaceted discussion on one of the most pressing issues of our time: free speech
"..."Poetic License" (D: Mario Van Peebles): In 2002, poet and political activist Amiri..."

Dec. 3, 2004 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Page Two
Attending the Toronto Film Festival provides some perspective on global perceptions of the United States -- as well as a truly great film experience; the City Council's budget performance is embarrassing, as is Rick Perry's state of vacuous denial.
"...films. But you can also order single tickets in advance or take your chances on the rush line for..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Column by Louis Black

Big Fat Independent Movies
Sending Off SXSW Film 04
"...Crown HeightsD: Jeremy Kagan; with Mario Van Peebles, Howie Mandel..."

March 26, 2004 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

10 in Focus
Alma
"...not only a poet but also a writer (Gus Van Sant's Mala Noche) and an artist (Curtis' paintings and..."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature

Run the Race
Faith, family, and football, y'all
"...Directed by: Chris Dowling. Starring: Tanner Stine, Kristoffer Polaha, Evan Hofer, Kelsey Reinhardt, Mario Van Peebles and Mykelti Williamson...."

Feb. 22, 2019 Movie Review

All Power to the People
AFS Doc Nights brings out the Black Panthers
"...overarching message found in Stanley Nelson's The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, a comprehensive and relatively balanced capsule..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

Wednesday Rewind
Gary Clark, Jr.'s 'Redemption Road' plus Krum Bums and more
"...and, coming soon to theaters, this opening cameo from Mario Van Peebles' new film, Redemption Road. Read more on..."

Aug. 17, 2011 Music Post by Austin Powell

After a Fashion
This may very well be the only time you will see Barney, Tinky-Winky, Winnie the Pooh, and Cher appear in the same 'After a Fashion.' What are you waiting for?
"...event? Attending were Macy Gray, Gary Busey, Al Franken, Mario Van Peebles, and others, but no Dennis Hopper. Dennis,..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

TV Eye
In an unusual union between an indie-rooted movie network and another cable network specializing in sensational courtroom dramas comes a sustained, multifaceted discussion on one of the most pressing issues of our time: free speech
"...those periodic prime-time specials produced by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (two scheduled for this month on ABC), is..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

TV Eye
Trio tells the story of the N-word, and then Chuck D takes over
"...Nothing but a Man (1964): Stars Ivan Dixon and Abbey Lincoln as a couple trying to..."

July 2, 2004 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Come Out and Play
Has Austin – or anywhere else – ever seen anything like Cinemania weekend?
"...In between there's the premiere of Mario Van Peebles' biopic, Badasss, and Jack Hill's blaxploitation classic..."

May 28, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Ali
Mann's film, which has some terrific moments, hits the highlights only. Will Smith, layered in subtle facial prosthetics in order to resemble Ali, does no disservice to the memory of the Greatest, but the best thing here is Jon Voight, who loses himself thoroughly in the role of sportscaster Howard Cosell.
"...Michael Mann. Starring: Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jamie Foxx, Mario Van Peebles, Jon Voight, Ron Silver, Mykelti Williamson and..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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