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Review: MAGIC MIKE XXL, Like A Classic Hong Kong Action Movie, Only With Strippers

As a delirious musical fantasy, Magic Mike XXL is spectacular. As a movie? Not so much. Writer/producer Reid Carolin, who also penned 2012's Magic Mike, constructs the sequel as pure fan service, dispensing with any possible distractions, such as characterizations...

Hollywood Grind: Sarris, Soderbergh, Sorkin, and Self-Plagiarism

Within the past 10 days or so, film critic Andrew Sarris died at the age of 82; screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's new TV series, The Newsroom, debuted; Jonah Lehrer, staff writer for The New Yorker, was accused of multiple cases of...

Channing Tatum And Matthew McConaughey Get Their Kit Off In MAGIC MIKE Trailer

Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer and Matthew McConaughey playing male strippers in a film by Steven Soderbergh. By this point you already know full well whether you're going to see Magic Mike or not.A dramatic comedy set in the world of...