Mystery Men review
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 09/06/12
A cult comedy that has a few special effects and ludicrous fight sequences. Archenemy of popular Captain Amazing (Greg Kinnear), Casanova Frankenstein (Geoffrey Rush), tries to take over the city. Mr. Furious (Ben Stiller) has the ability to have tantrums, Blue Raja (Hank Azaria) is a deadly hand with spoons and forks (but not knives) while Shoveler (William H. Macy) is good with a shovel, Spleen (Paul Reubens) fart has an effect on people, Bowler (Janeane Garafalo) has a powerful bowling bowl and Invisible Boy (Kel Mitchell) can become invisible. Well-casted, had some laughable scenes and soundtrack wonderful. It's weak-point would be the iffy dialogues and somewhat not so menacing antagonist though Rush always delivers no matter the role. Mystery Men is a decent comedy about believing in others, not to use violent weapons, making your parents be proud of you, daily heroism of everyday people and teamwork. The rating could have been higher if the humor and visual effects were better, nevertheless it still brought a smile on this critics face.