Articles tagged mario van peebles

24 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Hebrew Hammer (2003)

The Hammer remains confused and conflicted, almost apologetic for who he is.

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15 Sep 2004 // 12:00 AM

Baadasssss! (2003)

Mario Van Peebles came up understanding the power of images as a means to incite and reveal revolution.

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Ali: The Director’s Cut (2001)

The bravest thing Ali does is to gesture toward, wonder at, and celebrate Muhammad Ali, and then let go of him.

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28 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

Baadasssss! (2004)

At once the biography of Melvin Van Peebles as a young, angry, brilliant filmmaker (played by Mario, who looks achingly like his dad in a couple of shots, with cigar, sculpted face, and black hat), and his own biography.

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44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shootout

On the morning of 28 February 1997, the LAPD had no idea what they were in for.

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24 Dec 2001 // 2:00 PM

Ali (2001)

Ali embodies a kind of car-wreck charisma -- arrogant and self-conscious, beautiful and fierce, even on twenty-year-old tape, he can take your breath away. This ability to mesmerize makes Ali who he is, or more accurately, who everyone wants him to be. He's a cipher and a screen onto which viewers might project themselves.

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//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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