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© St. Petersburg Times, published January 25, 2001

You are cordially uninvited

Here's a twist on the standard ploy of studios hiding bad movies from critics to avoid negative review: New Line Cinema set up a screening of Sugar and Spice this week and invited Tampa Bay film critics to attend. Then, another e-mail was sent to retract that invitation. Therefore, an RSVP takes on an entirely new meaning: "Really Stinks? Very Possible." Sugar and Spice looks lousy in preview trailers. Yet another high school cheerleading squad getting in trouble, this time by robbing banks to support a member's illegitimate baby. Nice theme for a PG-13 comedy aimed at teenagers, but that's another story. Mena Suvari, who shook her pompoms for Kevin Spacey in American Beauty, stars as the gang's ding-a-ling ringleader.

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This Weekend

Super Bowl
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  • It's party time for pirates
  • Get ready to play
  • Go early, enjoy the hoopla
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  • Get away
  • Ybor City is NFL party central
  • Some genuinely super Florida spots
  • Get Away: Down the road

  • Dine
  • The NFL cooks
  • Side dish
  • Art: Best bets

  • Tampa timeout
  • The Gasparilla song you'll never hear
  • Tampa's SoHo -- It's to dine for

  • Film
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  • Madness in the Method
  • Family Movie Guide
  • Persall's Top Five
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  • Video
  • Tackle a few football flicks

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  • Team Pop Trivia
  • Pop: On the horizon

  • Art
  • When art's the goal

  • Stage
  • Stage On the horizon
  • There's drama off the field

  • Shop
  • What a trip
  • The malls have it
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