SPY WHO SHAGGED ME
Myers, Heather Graham, Verne Troyer, Robert Wagner, Rob Lowe,
Directed by: Jay Roach
sequel to one of my all time favorites! Austin Powers.
I truly believe Mike Myers is a treasure! I always thought
Mike was underrated. Now, he's where he should be--at the
top of his form. CONSHAGULATIONS MIKE!
Myers is one of the sweetest, most deserving comics of our generation.
The story is so-so but it's the cast that makes this work and
made me lose my motor functions - several times - on cue. There's
plenty of fart jokes and sexual in-your-end-o's to keep ye a
Like Meyer's new villain lard ass, Fat Bastard (played by Mike
Myers). Omigawd, the festering sores and quadruple chins looked
too realistic. (Accolades to the makeup people!) Could
this hairy, Scottish boil butted swine be grosser? That's a
big FAT nosiree Bob! I actually had to utilize my limited
edition Blunt Movie Puke Bag (BMPB) I keep in my movies-that-have-fat-sweating-people-completely-naked-sex-scenes
kit, usually reserved for Rosie O'Donnell flicks and any LaBute
sex scene. Fake or not, I can't stand seeing fat guys/gals drool
and gyrate especially in the nude!
AP2/TSWSM's story goes...We catch up with Austin (Mike
Myers) shagging with his new bride Vanessa (Elizabeth Hurley)
only to discover that arch enemy with a quick wit, Dr. Evil
(Myers as well) has actually planted his beloved Vanessa to
annihilate Powers; she is merely one of Evils' Fembots. Austin
gets rid of her and gets back into the swing of being swingle
Dixie cup version of the plot: Dr Evil has stolen something
personal of Austin's and escaped back to 1969. Austin is hot
on his trail with a new sexy chick-babe and a swinging 60's
Blunt Aside: there's a truly stoopid scene were Elvis Costello,
makes an appearance-as himself (????) why? It's 1969! Illogical?
I think so.
And our journey begins.
All the old Dr. Evil gang is here. Mustafa (the brilliant
Will Farrell-seen wayyyy too shortly; disturbingly
reminiscent of the great Samuel L. Jackson in that
Star Wars thing last month). Number 2 (Rob "where
have I been?" Lowe -1969 & Rob "Hart to Hart"
Wagner, 1998) Scott Evil (Seth Green) and the hysterical Frau
FFFFFreskenstickenbissen something (Mindy Sterling). I liked
her; thought she had a likeable personality.
They do have a particulaly memorable new character, "Mini-Me.
" Mini-Me is a 32-inch tall version (played by six foot
three character actor Verne Troyer- kidding he's not that tall
at all) of Dr. Evil. Funny? Well Dr. Loveless from Wild Wild
West was cuter, Funny? Hmmm. Once. The intro. He got
tiresome and quite frankly a little (no pun intended) creepy.
I am are highly uncomfortable with anything crotch level that
Austin's new sex-kitten, Felicity Shagwell (Heather
Graham) was very fun--nice to see a talented chickbabe with
a body only equal to my own in such a great comic role. She
is great as his tough vixen side kick. Check out her earlier
stuff and especiallyBowfinger.
Austin 2 floats through with all the charm you'd expect from
Myers' ultra hip, sexy- clad, super- spy with the groovy accent
and ever-changing teeth. Hey kiddies, lay back, groove and enjoy
a few good ha-ha's. OK, coulda been better. Don't dwell on plot
and enjoy baby. Enjoy.
Snack recommendation: Crest and dental floss.