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How Austin Powers Stole the Spy Genre's Mojo and Lost His Own

Dusting ‘Em Off is a rotating, free-form feature that revisits a classic album, film, or moment in pop-culture history. This week, Sarah Kurchak explains how Austin Powers stole the spy genre’s mojo and lost his own in the process. 1,261 more words

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Yeah, Baby! 'Austin Powers' Shagged Its Way to Theaters 20 Years Ago

When “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery” opened May 2, 1997, Variety described it as an “odd mix of sophisticated and lowbrow humor” but was enthused about the Mike Myers-Jay Roach collaboration. 280 more words

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The First 'Austin Powers' Was Nearly Rated R, And Not Because Of All The Nudity Blocking

Tuesday, May 2nd will mark the 20th anniversary of Mike Myers‘ classic spy spoof Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. To celebrate the occasion, the… 321 more words

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Donald Trump Troika: Competing TV Dramas Racing To Corner POTUS Story On Small Screen

The race is on! This time three candidates – Annapurna TV, HBO and Tomorrow Studios – are rushing to ready political dramas about the 2016 election that hoisted real estate developer-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump into the White House. 614 more words

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Trumbo tells the story of Dalton Trumbo, Hollywood’s top screenwriter in 1947 until he, and other artists, were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. 233 more words

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Jay Roach To Direct HBO's Mini-series 'GAME CHANGE' About 2016 Presidential Election

HBO has announced that they’re developing a mini-series that tells the story of Donald Trump’s dramatic, improbable victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. 260 more words

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