Third 'Powers' is golden
By BILLY NORRIS
© St. Petersburg Times
published July 29, 2002
Movie: Austin Powers in Goldmember
Summary: Austin is back to battle Dr. Evil, who has come up with yet another plot to destroy the world, but this time he has another villain to deal with: the elusive Goldmember. In the midst of fighting disasters, Austin sets out to find his father, who has been absent for most of his life.
My View: This may be the most outrageously hilarious movie I've ever seen. The jokes are totally off the wall and creative! Even though the first two Powers films were great, this one proves the third-time's-the-charm theory. But this film really pushes the limits of a PG-13 rating. It has many sexual references and body-part jokes that are inappropriate for kids under age 13. Even 13 is questionable.
Favorite Part: Mini-me is great! He's the Yoda of comedy films. He's one of the greatest comedic characters ever created.
Least Favorite Part: I didn't want this movie to end!
Recommendations: No one under 13 should see this film, which is borderline R-rated.
-- Billy Norris, 14, will be in the ninth grade at Seminole High School and is former member of the Times X-Team.
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