Cinema: Austin's Power

He's back. And with enough mojo to be even bigger than he was the last time

It was ouch, baby, very ouch, when the original James Bond met his mocker Austin Powers during the Cannes Film Festival last month. "Mistah Myers, is this your first time to Cannes?" asked Sean Connery in his thick Scottish brogue. "Yes!" answered Mike Myers nervously. "And is it going well?" Connery inquired. Myers was so flustered before his childhood hero that he could barely squeak out another affirmative reply. "That was all I said, just yes and yes," Myers recalled later. "I was too intimidated to talk, even though I was dying to meet him. What else was I going to...

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