Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

Dr Evil

Who is the better character, Austin Powers or Dr. Evil? How do cryonics work? What movies from the 1960s and 1970s influenced this movie? Listen now to find out! Scott Croco unhacks Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) in this podcast episode.

When an evil genius is unfrozen after 30 years, only Austin Powers can stop him. In this podcast episode, Scott Croco unhacks Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997).

Episode Log:

  • Mike Myers – brief bio (0:40)
  • Summary of Austin Powers‘s story/plot (2:50)
  • Scott’s thoughts on the film (4:45)
  • Influences from the 1960s and 1970s (8:20)
  • Eye-patch X-ray vision tech (13:30)
  • Cryonics exploration (15:50)
  • Budget, and Box Office results (22:05)
  • Critics’ reactions (23:30)

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Episode 028 – Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) unhacked!
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Additional Information
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (Wikipedia)
Austin Powers Definitive Oral History
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Cryonics (Wikipedia)
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The False Science of Cryonics
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