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Austin Powers in Goldmember
He's still evil... He's still deadly... and he's still surrounded by frickin' idiots!
The world's most shagadelic spy continues his fight against Dr. Evil. This time, the diabolical doctor and his clone, Mini-Me, team up with a new foe -- '70s kingpin Goldmember. While pursuing the team of villains to stop them from world domination, Austin gets help from his dad and an old girlfriend.
When it comes to comedy Mike Myers is my guilty pleasure and it's easy to see why. From the silliness of Wayne's World and Saturday Night Live through the Austin Powers films to his voice work on Shrek, he's shown a chameleon-like talent for reinvention. Full of creativity and always ready to take on more that one role if required, it was Austin Powers that cemented his place among not only Canada's best comedians but the film world in general.
This third installment of Jay Roach's comic trilogy has one of the best opening sequences in a comedy. Featuring a host of big name stars lampooning Austin Powers characters in a film tribute, this had the likes of Tom Cruise,…
A fucking hilarious and brilliant send off to one heck of an awesome trilogy...!
Put that up your pipe and smoke it!
My brain fell out with itself during this film. My brain told me repeatedly that this was not a funny film yet repeatedly I found myself laughing out loud.
I'm disgusted with myself and confused.
Cruise Control: A Tom Cruise-Athon Film #1.
As some of you may know, Tom Cruise is my favourite actor and in the lead-up to Edge Of Tomorrow, a new action film with Mr Cruise, I will be watching as many movies of his as I can, starting with the 28 that I own.
Austin Powers In Goldmember is first, and that is because it's not a Tom Cruise film. He has a fun cameo and it's one of the most delightful parts of the film, for me, but it basically serves as a film to even out the 28. Because 27 didn't feel right.
However, it did give me a reason to revisit the best of the Austin Powers films. Silly? Yes. Childish at times? Indeed. Unfunny? Definitely not, as I always laugh at this wonderfully self-aware parody of the spy genre (a genre I don't really like in the first place).
I'll always remember Austin Powers films fondly. I saw The Spy Who Shagged Me in the cinema with my friend Simon when we were 12. The woman working at UCI didn't believe we were 12, we had to remonstrate with her for what seemed like ages before being let in. Even though I was of legal age to see the film, it felt like a triumph that we could convince someone to let us see a "naughty" movie..!
We were both big fans of International Man of Mystery, having watched it numerous times, quoting all the best lines to each other as annoying little kids do. The Spy Who Shagged Me automatically became one of our favourite films.
A hell of a lot funnier than I remember it - one sequence had me in tears. Can get occasionally annoying, but hey, that's Mike Myers. Still great though in most ways, especially with the fourth wall gags.
Lost a bit of it's appeal in it;s 2nd installment.
Not the best of the Austin Powers movies, but I found myself chuckling throughout just the same.
This film doesn't neatly explain Austin's newfound single status but you can assume from the very end of the previous film (the second of the series) that one Austin may still be kicking with the previous squeeze and this film is following the other Austin.
Beyonce in Austin Powers. 👌
What can I say, felt like a laugh. It's a pisser, honestly, so funny.
" Viagra got stuck in my throat now got a stiff neck" told by Michael Caine !!! Such a pisser.
A guilty pleasure. Scotty do. Please. Scotty. Do.
Austin Powers is backer and blacker with AP3. Thoughts: The opening ten minutes of this movie is actually pretty genius; the remaining eighty minutes is little more than a lazy retread of the previous installments.
I just rewatched this on a whim and only picked this one out of the trilogy because it has my beloved Beyonce in it but it was unexpectedly great.
At first I was going to drop a star out of embarrassment but that wouldn't be fair so I'm just going to have to admit that I loved a parody movie. It was the little jokes that made it for me such as the (not) godzilla one and the speak "English English" part.
Far too many cameos though.
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