Tags » Jay Roach

COMEDY Movie Scene of the Day: ONE MILLION DOLLARS. From Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

Dr. Evil (Mike Myers) learns that a million-dollar ransom isn’t as threatening in the 1990s as it was in the 1960s.

FILM DESCRIPTION:
Less a parody of the early James Bond film than a parody of the films that parodied the early James Bond films, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery stars Mike Myers as Austin Powers, by day a hipster fashion photographer in mid-’60s swingin’ London and by night a crime-fighting secret agent. 248 more words

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

Film

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

Features

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

Home Page

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

Breaking News

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

Film