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Mike Myers - Mike Myers and Aimee White from Broken Rainbow London, England - attending a London Gay Pride 2011 event Sunday 3rd July 2011

Mike Myers and Eric Mccormack - Mike Myers and Eric McCormack New York City, USA - attend the John Varvatos Rocked NYC 10 year Anniversary Party at the John Varvatos store previously known as CBGB on Bowery Saturday 11th September 2010

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Mike Myers Sunday 6th June 2010 2010 Unicef Soccer Aid charity football match at Old Trafford Manchester, England

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Mike Myers - Thursday 20th May 2010 at Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame Los Angeles, California

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Mike Myers, Shrek and Antonio Banderas
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Mike Myers and Shrek
Mike Myers and Shrek
Mike Myers and Shrek

Antonio Banderas, Cameron Diaz and Mike Myers - Antonio Banderas, Cameron Diaz, Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy New York City, USA - Premiere of 'Shrek Forever After' during the 9th Annual Tribeca Film Festival at the Ziegfeld Theatre - Arrivals Wednesday 21st April 2010

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Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas, Cameron Diaz and Mike Myers
Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas, Cameron Diaz and Mike Myers
Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas

Mike Myers Monday 5th April 2010 2010 'Dressed To Kilt' Charity Fashion Show at M2 Ultralounge - Runway New York City, USA

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Mike Myers Monday 17th August 2009 The Cinema Society & Hugo Boss screening of 'Inglourious Basterds' at SVA Theater New York City, USA

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Mike Myers Thursday 21st May 2009 2009 Cannes International Film Festival - Day 9 - amfAR Cinema Against AIDS 2009 cocktail party held at the Hotel du Cap - Arrivals Cannes, France

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Mike Myers - Wednesday 20th May 2009 at Cannes Film Festival Cannes, France

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Mike Myers, Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger and Quentin Tarantino

Mike Myers Monday 30th March 2009 Seventh Annual Dressed To Kilt charity fashion show New York City, USA

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Mike Myers Thursday 11th December 2008 The Lunchbox Auction 3rd Annual Fundraiser - Arrivals New York City, USA

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Mike Myers Monday 6th October 2008 Special dinner honoring CHE held at Plaza Athenee New York City, USA

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Mike Myers and AFI Wednesday 1st October 2008 Target presents AFI Night at the Movies held at Arclight Theatre Hollywood, California

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Mike Myers and Afi
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Mike Myers and Afi

The Love Guru Review


Bad
There is a fine line between genius and junk, especially in the realm of comedy. What makes one audience member laugh can legitimately cause another to groan in disbelief. No one has been more adept at this schizophrenic approach to satire than Mike Myers. The kitchen sink cacophony of his big screen spoofs expertly illustrates the "anything for a laugh" paradigm. Sadly, his latest effort, the lame Love Guru, forgets to move beyond the groin to mine its wit. If cleverness were a symphony, Myers composed this tired tune for male organ only.

Born in America but raised in India, the self help guru Maurice Pitka (Myers) is tired of being known as the poor man's Deepak Chopra. When Darren Roanoke (Romany Malco), star player for the Toronto Maple Leafs, gets into a scoring slump near the start of the Stanley Cup finals, team owner Jane Bullard (Jessica Alba) and coach Cherkov (Verne Troyer) are desperate. Seems Roanke's wife (Meagan Good) has recently left him, and is now shacking up with the goalie for the opposing Los Angeles Kings, the infamously well-endowed Jacques "Le Coq" Grande (Justin Timberlake). If the Leafs have any chance at all of winning, they must find a way to mend the leader's marriage. The answer appears to be Pitka and his radical "DRAMA" method of enlightenment.

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Mike Myers Wednesday 11th June 2008 Premiere of 'Love Guru' held at the Grauman's Chinese Theater - Arrivals Los Angeles, California

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Mike Myers and MTV - Sunday 1st June 2008 at Mtv Movie Awards Universal City, California USA

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Mike Myers, Mtv and Mtv Movie Awards
Mike Myers, Mtv and Mtv Movie Awards

Shrek The Third Review


Very Good
I've never understood what children see in Shrek. Hardly a role model, the selfish and ornery ogre voiced perfectly by Mike Myers wears a defeated, sour puss only a mother could love. He constantly belittles his best friend, Donkey (Eddie Murphy), and guards his affections for true love Fiona (Cameron Diaz) with well-honed sarcasm.

And yet, the Shrek machine -- marketing factions included -- makes money hand over fist as the franchise exploits ancient fairy tales children no longer read and spins timely jokes from pop-culture references kids couldn't hope to understand.

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Austin Powers In Goldmember Review


OK
Goldmember finds Mike Myers returning to his most successful franchise, but desperately running out of steam and resorting to yet another stab at jokes that hit-and-missed the first two times around.

And guess what: They haven't improved with age.

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So I Married An Axe Murderer Review


Extraordinary
Shhh. Don't tell anyone. There is a legion of us Axe Murderer fans out here. Most of us live in San Francisco, but we're really quite universal. Wayne's World? Pathetic by comparison. So I Married an Axe Murderer is easily Mike Myers' best movie -- hilarious, with Myers taking his comedy to a new level not hidden within a funky costume (as in Wayne or Austin Powers). We long for a sequel. And much to the annoyance of our friends, we quote it incessantly. Give this film another chance or we'll practice the ancient from of Scottish martial arts on your ass -- Fuk Yu!

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Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery Review


Good
A rare case of the sequel being far better than the original, the first Austin Powers (Mike Myers as unfrozen and bumbling 60s British superspy in the 90s) is uneven and often not funny, relying on recycled jokes and far-too-broad physical humor. Stick with the second one.

Wayne's World 2 Review


Weak
Gotta love those references to An Officer and a Gentleman. Having Chris Farley channel depressed pilot-in-training Richard Gere during the tear-soaked line, "I got no place else ta go-ho-hooooooooo," is almost worth the price of admission right there. Too bad that Wayne's World 2 is mostly just mining the same pop culture terrain as its far more worthy predecessor. It was a surprise to see that Mike Myers and Dana Carvey were able to take their "two guys on a couch" cable access rock 'n' rollers through even one feature length adventure, with enjoyable detours to an Alice Cooper concert as well as a playful game of street hockey. Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" was instantly embraced by a generation of kids who didn't even know Freddy Mercury from Adam -- poor bastards. Hasn't anyone seen Highlander? Jesus Christ, what the hell's wrong with the kids of America, anyway? Don't answer that.

Wayne's World 2 opens with our dynamic duo still running their own show, though they've moved from their basement to a warehouse. Good for them, right? But when smarmy record producer Bobby Cahn (Christopher Walken, coasting but still The Man) steps in to make life miserable and steal Wayne's lovely girlfriend Cassandra (Tia Carrere, who still can't act but is still One Hot Tamale), Wayne is told in a vision by Jim Morrison(!) that he should stage a rock concert in Aurora, Illinois. Waynestock, of course. "If you book them, they will come." This will bring Cassandra back and, no doubt, provide a sense of meaning in Wayne's slacker life. Right? Right? Uh... maybe.

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The Cat In The Hat Review


Terrible
Make a movie about a black cat, and you're just asking to be cursed with a streak of bad luck. Yet even the most hardened cynic will be surprised at how far Universal's The Cat in the Hat strays from the childish antics of Dr. Seuss' original work. Judging from this humorless monstrosity, the Cat team spent 10 years working on their film's decorative appearance and a combined 10 minutes writing sleazy jokes and a catastrophic script that I wouldn't use to line a litter box.

Director Bo Welch and production designer Alex McDowell earn a few points for their visions. Welch perfected his craft on lavishly bizarre features like Edward Scissorhands and Beetlejuice, and McDowell's design work on Cat literally sets Seuss's story free from the page. The gorgeous sets form a pastel feast for the eyes. They're a sight to be seen, yet they're inserted into an unwatchable bomb that shouldn't be seen by anyone.

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Wayne's World Review


Excellent
Sometimes, no matter how much you love analyzing and breaking down movies, you have to understand that some are just made for fun. Wayne's World is a prime example. Sure, you can predict everything that's going to happen, but the characters are entertaining and it's a fairly decent mix of physical and verbal comedy. Of course, who can forget the variety of endings they invented and the moments of dialogue that still pop up today, such as, "Shaw... and monkeys might fly out of my butt!"

The most memorable television I watched in my teens consisted primarily of those "not ready for prime time players" at Saturday Night Live. They had cutting edge music and hosts who could act. Not to mention they had talented writers, including Michael Myers and Dana Carvey. Carvey had the Church Lady and Myers had Dieter and Simon. And when they worked together to produce the Wayne's World sketch, I never thought I'd love a pair of naïve losers more.

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View From The Top Review


Bad

To the endless soundtrack of grating girl-empowerment country music ditties and romantic '80s hair-band rock, Gwyneth Paltrow crash-lands in "View From the Top," playing a Nevada-bred white-trash ditz who dreams of a "glamorous" life as a flight attendant.

There were no survivors (at least in terms of pride) among the cast that includes Christina Applegate, Mark Ruffalo, Candice Bergen and Kelly Preston -- all of whom certainly must have signed on to a script that looked very different from this inept and lifeless comedy.

Having sat on a shelf for more than a year and having been edited down to what feels like an endless 87 minutes (a run-time that short is often a tell-tale sign of desperate post-production rescue attempts), "View From the Top" finds few fresh jokes in its formulaic plot (think "Legally Blonde" at 30,000 feet). Paltrow's career path is challenged by a catty competitor (Applegate) who gets her assigned to puddle-jumpers. A love interest (Ruffalo) in Cleveland (a backwater berg from the movie's point of view) forces her to choose between following her heart and chasing a prestige stewardessing gig on "Paris first class international" flights.

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Shrek Review


Good

Once upon a time there was a mean ogre who lived in an enchanted forest full of suspiciously familiar characters. There was a trio of little pigs forever on the run from some wolf. There was that little wooden boy who was a pathological liar. There was another wolf dressed up like some little blonde girl's grandmother and there were those seven midgets forever fretting about that beautiful girl in the glass coffin.

One day Lord Farquaad, the despotic pygmy-sized prince of this faraway land, decided he wanted the forest cleared of its chimerical critters, pixies and narcoleptic princesses. They were all forcibly "resettled" in the swamp of the ogre. And boy, was he peeved about it.

Shrek, for that was the ogre's name, marched right into Farquaad's Disneyland-caricature of a castle and demanded, with all his ogrely gruffness, that his overrun swamp be cleared of unwelcome creatures, and the weasely prince made him a deal: Farquaad would restore the solitude of the ogre's swamp if the ogre would go on a quest to rescue a beautiful princess -- from the highest tower of the grandiose ruins of a castle, located in the mouth of a volcano and guarded by a fire-breathing dragon. You see, Lord Farquaad wants to marry this princess, but he's too much of a coward to rescue her himself.

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Dr Seuss's The Cat In The Hat Review


Zero

I don't remember a rave scene with a cameo by hoochy hotel heiress Paris Hilton in Dr. Seuss's "The Cat in the Hat," do you? How about a Playboy centerfold sight gag or a joke with the punchline "You dirty 'ho"?

No?

I guess Universal Pictures had to do something to stretch the beloved-but-brief children's book into an ill-advised $90 million motion picture -- and it seems first-time director Bo Welch and his team of ex-"Seinfeld" writers figured stomping all over creator Theodore Geisel's grave was as good a way as any to do it.

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Shrek 2 Review


Weak

Two-thirds of the way through the original "Shrek," the quite creatively warped, CGI-animated fairytale fell victim to an inane plot crutch when its grumpy but lovestruck, big-green-ogre anti-hero overheard part of a conversation -- lovely Princess Fiona describing herself as ugly after transforming into an ogre too -- and thought she was talking about him.

This stupid misunderstanding between romantics (and the fact that it never occurs to thick-witted Fiona that Shrek might like her more as an ogre) didn't ruin the movie, but the fact that it drives the rest of the story was an insult to all the hilariously astute, genre-mocking that had come before it.

Unfortunately, "Shrek 2" -- in which the newlywed ogres visit Fiona's disapproving (and human) royal Mum and Dad -- is predicated entirely on just such "Three's Company"-quality contrivances, requiring all the characters to behave like jackasses in order for the plot to advance.

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SuperMensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Movie Review

SuperMensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Movie Review

For his lively film directing debut, Mike Myers (aka Austin Powers) traces the remarkable life...

Supermensch: The Legend Of Shep Gordon Trailer

Supermensch: The Legend Of Shep Gordon Trailer

Shep Gordon may not be as famous as some of the biggest celebrities in the...

Shrek Forever After Movie Review

Shrek Forever After Movie Review

While nowhere near as overcrowded as part three, this so-called final chapter never achieves the...

Shrek Forever After Trailer

Shrek Forever After Trailer

Watch the trailer for Shrek Forever AfterOnce again we return to the land of Far...

Inglourious Basterds Movie Review

Inglourious Basterds Movie Review

Finally turning his hand to the war-movie genre, Tarantino unsurprisingly pays homage to classic B-movies....

Inglourious Basterds Trailer

Inglourious Basterds Trailer

Watch the trailer for Inglourious Basterds.Quentin Tarantino takes on what could be his biggest cinematic...

The Love Guru Movie Review

The Love Guru Movie Review

There is a fine line between genius and junk, especially in the realm of comedy....

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The Love Guru Trailer

The Love Guru Trailer

The Love GuruTrailerSynopsis:In the comedy "The Love Guru," Pitka (Mike Myers in his first original...

Shrek the Third Movie Review

Shrek the Third Movie Review

I've never understood what children see in Shrek. Hardly a role model, the selfish and...

Shrek The Third, New Trailer Trailer

Shrek The Third, New Trailer Trailer

Shrek The Third - New TrailerShrek's Back!When his new father-in-law, King Harold (John Cleese) falls...

Shrek Movie Review

Shrek Movie Review

Computer animation's "WOW" factor bar has just bumped up another notch. Shrek, a fairy...

Austin Powers In Goldmember Movie Review

Austin Powers In Goldmember Movie Review

Goldmember finds Mike Myers returning to his most successful franchise, but desperately running out of...

Shrek 2 Movie Review

Shrek 2 Movie Review

When Prince Charming (Rupert Everett) pulls off his helmet to reveal a hairnet in the...

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