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  • The new movie sounds like a combination of The Player, Bamboozled, and Baadasssss.

    Map Quest

  • His latest film, "Baadasssss!" is a loving tribute to his father's struggle to make "Sweetback."

    In The Name Of The Father

  • He's still waiting to make the kind of mark his father, Melvin, did more than three decades ago, when he directed and starred in the seminal blaxploitation film "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song."

    In The Name Of The Father

  • Though Mario hesitates to admit it, "Baadasssss!" is a valentine to Dad -- a son's attempt to make sure his old man gets his props.

    In The Name Of The Father

  • "It's pretty amazing what my father accomplished," says Mario, who plays Melvin in "Baadasssss!"

    In The Name Of The Father

  • We ordered a pizza and put Nate in his crib for the first time and settled down to watch the Mario Van Peebles masterpiece I mean that with no sarcasm Baadasssss .

    There's No Place Like Home

  • Then there's tonight's screening of Baadasssss!, the film by and starring Mario Van Peebles (Ali) that chronicles his father's struggle to bring to the screen the seminal blaxploitation film Sweet Sweetback's Baad Asssss Song.

    Will 2004 Be the Year Tribeca Sells a Film?

  • Melvin Van Peebles, center, directing rehearsals of "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song" in Brooklyn.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "I didn't even know I had a legacy," he said between rehearsals for his latest project, a musical-theater adaptation of his 1971 film "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song."

    NYT > Home Page

  • Jim Jarmusch may not be online, but a healthy chunk of the Spring 2004 issue of filmmaker herself, and one her interviewees appreciate to boot, talks to Baadasssss!, itself an excellent way into a discussion of what their whole father-n-son relationship's been like all these years.

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