Video Review

Secret Agent 00 Soul

MPAA Rating: Unrated
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Movie Rated: Unrated; Genre: Comedy; With: Marjean Holden and Billy Dee Williams

As a spy who returns to his old ghetto neighborhood, Billy Dee Williams would seem to have finally found a role worthy of his underrated talents. But Secret Agent 00 Soul is a 71-minute spoof that turns out to be one of those odd career mistakes, made even more baffling when you consider this direct-to-video hodgepodge of childish sketches was filmed in 1989 as his follow-up to Batman. There is, however, a sick appeal to the scene with the rapping mummies, whose song is performed — it figures — by one Corey Dee Williams. D-

Originally posted Jun 23, 1995 Published in issue #280 Jun 23, 1995 Order article reprints