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Male strippers make eyes pop in film

Matthew McConaughey, centre, pictured with Channing Tatum, third from right, in a scene from the movie Magic Mike.
Matthew McConaughey, centre, pictured with Channing Tatum, third from right, in a scene from the movie Magic Mike. Contributed - Roadshow Films publicity website

WHAT three words best describe Magic Mike?

"Funny, sexy, cool," says Joe Manganiello, aka werewolf Alcide on HBO's True Blood, who co stars in the new movie from Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh.

Well, that's a start. But there's a lot more going on in this R-rated movie, which blends drama and humour with some incredibly eye-popping scenes of male strippers.

Not since 1980's American Gigolo, which featured a young Richard Gere as an expensive male escort, has a movie about beefcake been so exuberant and yet so ambitious.

Female moviegoers are already intrigued.

 

Read more at Brisbane Times

 


 

Topics:  channing tatum, magic mike, matthew mcconaughey, movie


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