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Deberg_1990
06-28-2012, 07:33 AM
Anyone else interested? Its getting pretty good reviews. Im a big Soderbergh fan.

IM starting to think this is going to be a big sleeper hit. Ive had about 5 or 6 of my female FB friends post something to the effect of: "I cant wait to see Magic Mike!"



http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/magic_mike/

CoMoChief
06-28-2012, 07:59 AM
the movie looks dreamy

KCUnited
06-28-2012, 08:05 AM
There's only 1 Magic Mike, Bass Is The Name Of The Game.

Micjones
06-28-2012, 08:40 AM
Channing Tatum is overrated and it's a film about male dancers.
That's a virtual "keep out" sign for me.

Deberg_1990
06-28-2012, 09:10 AM
Channing Tatum is overrated and it's a film about male dancers.
That's a virtual "keep out" sign for me.

Well, im not sure hes really "rated" but he does have a certain charm and charisma. Epsecially with the female persuasion.

SuperChief
06-28-2012, 09:48 AM
Come on . . . it's "the Citizen Kane of stripper movies." A must-see, for sure.

Micjones
06-28-2012, 09:48 AM
Well, im not sure hes really "rated" but he does have a certain charm and charisma. Epsecially with the female persuasion.

I think he's pretty well respected in Hollywood.
He's been offered a number of leading roles the last 3 years.

I don't think he has the chops to be a leading man, but several directors disagree with me.

wilas101
06-28-2012, 10:12 AM
I told my wife I was going to go sit outside the theater and troll for horny middle aged women as they exit after watching this movie.

She was less than impressed with my plan. I even offered to let her join in. /shrug

Micjones
06-28-2012, 10:21 AM
I told my wife I was going to go sit outside the theater and troll for horny middle aged women as they exit after watching this movie.

She was less than impressed with my plan. I even offered to let her join in. /shrug

Wouldn't you rather have a shot at the horny young women exiting the theater?

Dicky McElephant
06-28-2012, 10:23 AM
My wife will be going to see this with friends. I'll be going to see Ted.

Micjones
06-28-2012, 10:28 AM
My wife will be going to see this with friends. I'll be going to see Ted.

I'm sure you'll be a lucky man that evening.

wilas101
06-28-2012, 10:40 AM
Wouldn't you rather have a shot at the horny young women exiting the theater?


It seemed more like a middle aged lonely housewife type movie from the few things I've seen and heard of it so I based my plan from that.

young horny women are cool too though. I wouldn't discriminate or anything.

Bowser
06-28-2012, 11:53 AM
This thread would make more sense if Luv or Lumpy had started it.


And this movie is going to suck the money out of housewives and horny young girls like a Dyson.

Mr. Laz
06-28-2012, 12:27 PM
you know how i know you're gay?

Brock
06-28-2012, 12:40 PM
you know how i know you're gay?

this

Deberg_1990
06-28-2012, 12:43 PM
This thread would make more sense if Luv or Lumpy had started it.




you know how i know you're gay?

this

IM a Soderberg fan. He elevates any material. Plus, i like the fact that its a human based drama right in the middle of CGI summer blockbusters.

Brock
06-28-2012, 12:53 PM
From a review:

He's second banana to the club's owner/emcee Dallas (Matthew McConaughey in full-on self-parody mode), who is preparing to relocate his operation to the big time in Miami. Mike doesn't want to be grinding onstage at 40, like fellow performers Ken (Matt Bomer,"White Collar"), who performs as Barbie's dream beau; Tarzan (weathered WWE star Kevin Nash); Latin loverboy Tito (Adam Rodriguez, "CSI: Miami"), and Big Dick Richie ("True Blood" werewolf Joe Manganiello).


:LOL:

BigRedChief
06-28-2012, 06:12 PM
IRL this is right up the street from where I work. The address in the movie is IRL the adress where I work. It's some writers inside joke i guess.

Discuss Thrower
06-28-2012, 06:47 PM
Anyone who wants to make a fast buck: Get supplies for a 'passion party' and post up outside the theater. You. Will. Make. Bank.

Reaper16
06-28-2012, 07:44 PM
I might see this at midnight. I am totally excited.

BigMeatballDave
06-28-2012, 07:57 PM
Clay will be all over this!

BigMeatballDave
06-28-2012, 07:58 PM
I might see this at midnight. I am totally excited.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-h6RUES4WhwE/TrrJJ2JehGI/AAAAAAAAABQ/RV1QPQMKqvE/NotSureIfSerious.png

Mr. Laz
06-28-2012, 08:09 PM
IM a Soderberg fan. He elevates any material. Plus, i like the fact that its a human based drama right in the middle of CGI summer blockbusters.
doesn't matter what it is or who made it, it's still about men getting nekkid


why in hell would any straight guy want to see guys getting nekkid?

Reaper16
06-28-2012, 08:12 PM
doesn't matter what it is or who made it, it's still about men getting nekkid


why in hell would any straight guy want to see guys getting nekkid?

Because, with Soderbergh at the helm, there's a good chance that this movie is not simply the sum of its marketing. It might have interesting things to say about the people that work at (and people who attend) these kinds of male strip shows.

Also, if you can't look at the male physique without getting weirded out then you have some issues.

BigMeatballDave
06-28-2012, 08:14 PM
doesn't matter what it is or who made it, it's still about men getting nekkid


why in hell would any straight guy want to see guys getting nekkid?

I don't have a problem with guys getting naked as long as there is a chick naked with them.

I don't wanna see guys dancing around like this. Zero interest.

BigMeatballDave
06-28-2012, 08:18 PM
Also, if you can't look at the male physique without getting weirded out then you have some issues.I've seen Brokeback Mt., so no.

I just think a movie about male strippers is a shitty idea.

Looks like the penis version to Showgirls.

Reaper16
06-28-2012, 08:20 PM
I've seen Brokeback Mt., so no.

I just think a movie about male strippers is a shitty idea.

Looks like the penis version to Showgirls.

It might be. It might also feature far fewer minutes of actual strip routine than the commercials would indicate. I'm going to take a chance on this.

Mr. Laz
06-28-2012, 08:25 PM
Because, with Soderbergh at the helm, there's a good chance that this movie is not simply the sum of its marketing. It might have interesting things to say about the people that work at (and people who attend) these kinds of male strip shows.

Also, if you can't look at the male physique without getting weirded out then you have some issues.
not 'weirded' out at all

just have no desire at all to see a movie about men stripping


If i didn't pay good money to see Showgirls then i sure as hell ain't going to pay to see Showboys.

JASONSAUTO
06-28-2012, 08:26 PM
It might be. It might also feature far fewer minutes of actual strip routine than the commercials would indicate. I'm going to take a chance on this.

This shit looks hilarious, I'll see it, probably not in the theaters, but only because I rarely go to movies

Though I have been more lately.


Fuck it I might just take the wife to go see this
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Mr. Laz
06-28-2012, 08:28 PM
This shit looks hilarious, I'll see it, probably not in the theaters, but only because I rarely go to movies

Though I have been more lately.


Fuck it I might just take the wife to go see this
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take her and get her all hornied up


then go home and do a strip routine for her :D

QuikSsurfer
06-28-2012, 08:32 PM
take her and get her all hornied up


then go home and do a strip routine for her :D

http://i.minus.com/icmuvmx4BaQTS.gif

JASONSAUTO
06-28-2012, 08:34 PM
take her and get her all hornied up


then go home and do a strip routine for her :D
Dude she is pregnant.


Right in that good phase
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Reaper16
06-28-2012, 08:37 PM
BTW -- I heard that Olivia Wilde gets naked in this movie. So there.

Brock
06-28-2012, 09:06 PM
IRL this is right up the street from where I work. The address in the movie is IRL the adress where I work. It's some writers inside joke i guess.

Yeah? Where is it you live again for the 500th time?

Deberg_1990
06-28-2012, 09:19 PM
doesn't matter what it is or who made it, it's still about men getting nekkid


why in hell would any straight guy want to see guys getting nekkid?

The trailer looks good. Yes they are selling the "men getting naked" angle to get the ladies in the door, but i think theres probably a little more going on.




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big nasty kcnut
06-28-2012, 09:22 PM
Sorry i don't like looking at other guys. Also get a couple of copies of fifty shades of grey sell them outside the movie house you will make bank.

JD10367
06-28-2012, 10:10 PM
It's a rom-com about a male stripper who yearns for more. Gotta hand it to Soderburgh, at least he's one director who found a movie idea that wasn't a sequel or a remake.

I think this film will make more money than people think. Guys like Tatum (no homo) from his roles in "G.I. Joe" and "21 Jump Street". Girls--lots of them--are dying to see this film, as it combines both a romantic comedy AND dangling penii. (Every woman who's walked through my theater lobby in the past month has looked at the banner for this film, stopped, and gotten that "unfocused eye" look. I think I might sit outside the theater door and sell vibrators for ten bucks a whack.) Some guys will see it with their women, hoping they score. Other guys will see it with their boyfriends, hoping they score. :dom: I'll see it 'cause I don't have to pay for it, so why the hell not.

Micjones
06-29-2012, 07:10 AM
Also, if you can't look at the male physique without getting weirded out then you have some issues.

I guess I have some issues then.
Something tells me there are better ways to prove how comfortable I am in my sexuality than watching a half-naked man gyrating.

Micjones
06-29-2012, 07:11 AM
If i didn't pay good money to see Showgirls then i sure as hell ain't going to pay to see Showboys.

ROFL ROFL ROFL

Deberg_1990
06-29-2012, 07:14 AM
Gotta hand it to Soderburgh, at least he's one director who found a movie idea that wasn't a sequel or a remake.



Dude is fearless. in 1 year hes made a Virus flick, a balls out action flick with a female lead and now this. I cant think of too many directors out there with his all around range.

I wish more directors would expand out of their comfort zone like he does.

the Talking Can
06-29-2012, 10:01 AM
anything soderbergh does is worth watching...assuming you aren't unsure about your own sexuality, of course...

Fish
06-29-2012, 10:15 AM
Well hell... anyone actually comfortable with their own sexuality should have no problems giving another guy a BJ in the back alley.

Is that pretty much the hyperbola going on here?

Micjones
06-29-2012, 10:16 AM
Well hell... anyone actually comfortable with their own sexuality should have no problems giving another guy a BJ in the back alley.

Is that pretty much the hyperbola going on here?

/thread

Reaper16
06-29-2012, 12:20 PM
I'm not saying that you need to watch male strippers to prove you aren't gay. I'm not saying that you should find anything enjoyable about scantily-clad men.

I'm saying that the presence of scantily-clad men in a film shouldn't give you the willies. That's it. There's nothing creepy about it. There's nothing gross. Boring? Sure. But a reaction of "ewwwww, men" is childish and insecure.

Shit, if women acted towards every other mainstream film (which are loaded with scantily-clad women) like you guys act towards Magic Mike then no women would watch movies.

phisherman
06-29-2012, 12:28 PM
Knowing Soderbergh's films, a lot of the women just looking to ogle manflesh are probably going to get a little different film than they envisioned Magic Mike to be.

Bowser
06-29-2012, 12:34 PM
Knowing Soderbergh's films, a lot of the women just looking to ogle manflesh are probably going to get a little different film than they envisioned Magic Mike to be.

Yep, just like when he had that film with Sasha Grey a couple of years ago. Guys everywhere were like SASHA GREY FUCK YEA, then were treated to a boyfriend/girlfriend breakup movie.

PunkinDrublic
06-29-2012, 12:38 PM
Uh no thanks there's already enough things out there that make me feel ashamed of my own body.

phisherman
06-29-2012, 01:10 PM
Yep, just like when he had that film with Sasha Grey a couple of years ago. Guys everywhere were like SASHA GREY FUCK YEA, then were treated to a boyfriend/girlfriend breakup movie.

Exactly. That's just Soderbergh's sense of humor too, love it.

Fire Me Boy!
06-29-2012, 01:17 PM
Uh no thanks there's already enough things out there that make me feel ashamed of my own body.

Now THERE is a valid reason to not watch.

ROFL

FTR, I'll probably rent it.

JD10367
06-29-2012, 01:28 PM
Knowing Soderbergh's films, a lot of the women just looking to ogle manflesh are probably going to get a little different film than they envisioned Magic Mike to be.

Actually, I think women will love this movie because it's part man-ogling, part rom-com, part chick-flick-drama. And compared to the recent similar outings ("The Lucky One", "The Vow"), I bet this one does better business. Girls, gays, and guys hoping to get sex from their wives/GFs after... decent market segment.

Micjones
06-29-2012, 01:34 PM
I'm not saying that you need to watch male strippers to prove you aren't gay. I'm not saying that you should find anything enjoyable about scantily-clad men.

I'm saying that the presence of scantily-clad men in a film shouldn't give you the willies. That's it. There's nothing creepy about it. There's nothing gross. Boring? Sure. But a reaction of "ewwwww, men" is childish and insecure.

Shit, if women acted towards every other mainstream film (which are loaded with scantily-clad women) like you guys act towards Magic Mike then no women would watch movies.

I'm not sure anyone characterized it as "creepy". I think rather what you read were men saying "no thanks". Then it became a pissing match about how Soderbergh's work is such that we ought to overlook a bunch of men disrobing and gyrating.

I just don't understand why being okay with staring into Matthew McConaughey's bare chest is some measure of your being sexually enlightened.

JD10367
06-29-2012, 01:36 PM
You're not gay just for going to see this movie. You're gay if you go to see this movie and put your hand in your pants. There's a difference.

phisherman
06-29-2012, 01:40 PM
Actually, I think women will love this movie because it's part man-ogling, part rom-com, part chick-flick-drama. And compared to the recent similar outings ("The Lucky One", "The Vow"), I bet this one does better business. Girls, gays, and guys hoping to get sex from their wives/GFs after... decent market segment.

You're giving far too much credit to the average movie-goer for this flick.

I do find it interesting though that women are jumping on the bandwagon to see a flick that objectifies men in the same way that most media objectifies women. If men were lined up to see a movie celebrating female strippers, women would all consider us pigs.

Dicky McElephant
06-29-2012, 01:51 PM
Yep, just like when he had that film with Sasha Grey a couple of years ago. Guys everywhere were like SASHA GREY FUCK YEA, then were treated to a boyfriend/girlfriend breakup movie.

That movie FUCKING SUCKED!!!!

underEJ
06-29-2012, 02:05 PM
You're giving far too much credit to the average movie-goer for this flick.

I do find it interesting though that women are jumping on the bandwagon to see a flick that objectifies men in the same way that most media objectifies women. If men were lined up to see a movie celebrating female strippers, women would all consider us pigs.

This is an interesting point. I think men began getting the same treatment in the media along about the time Brad Pitt first took his shirt off in Thelma & Louise. The difference is that most men hadn't been raised with that in their face as an expectation at the time. As the pressure increases on men, and more boys grow up looking at a more objectified male in the media, who knows if they won't have similar issues to women.

Reaper16
06-29-2012, 02:10 PM
I'm not sure anyone characterized it as "creepy". I think rather what you read were men saying "no thanks". Then it became a pissing match about how Soderbergh's work is such that we ought to overlook a bunch of men disrobing and gyrating.

I just don't understand why being okay with staring into Matthew McConaughey's bare chest is some measure of your being sexually enlightened.

I'm not saying I am sexually enlightened. You're projecting. All I'm saying is that I'm not made so uncomfortable by male bodies that I won't take a chance to see what this film has to say about the human experience.

My original post was in response to a post from Laz that said "doesn't matter what it is or who made it, it's still about men getting nekkid


why in hell would any straight guy want to see guys getting nekkid?"

I perceived a possible creep-out factor, so I posted about it. Laz said he wasn't weirded-out by it. I dropped it...until you started replying to me with various projections.

Micjones
06-29-2012, 02:20 PM
I'm not saying I am sexually enlightened. You're projecting. All I'm saying is that I'm not made so uncomfortable by male bodies that I won't take a chance to see what this film has to say about the human experience.

Reaper you're one of the few posters I respect here at ChiefsPlanet, but you're being intellectually dishonest.

The words "uninterested" and "uncomfortable" are not synonymous.

But to your point, let's suppose I am "uncomfortable"...
What, exactly, is the problem with a straight man being uncomfortable watching another man take his clothes off for the sole purpose of titillating?
We're not talking about the Michelangelo statue of David here. We're talking about men, in leather, grinding the air to turn someone on. Those are two entirely different things.

I perceived a possible creep-out factor, so I posted about it. Laz said he wasn't weirded-out by it. I dropped it...until you started replying to me with various projections.

I didn't intend to single you out. In fairness to you, other people expressed a similar idea. I just despise this notion that straight men ought to be comfortable in these hetero-questionable situations, where it concerns other men, as a measure of their being comfortable in their sexuality.

With respect, that's bullshit.

luv
06-29-2012, 02:29 PM
My wife will be going to see this with friends. I'll be going to see Ted.

Personally, I'd rather see Ted.

luv
06-29-2012, 02:35 PM
I'm not saying that you need to watch male strippers to prove you aren't gay. I'm not saying that you should find anything enjoyable about scantily-clad men.

I'm saying that the presence of scantily-clad men in a film shouldn't give you the willies. That's it. There's nothing creepy about it. There's nothing gross. Boring? Sure. But a reaction of "ewwwww, men" is childish and insecure.

Shit, if women acted towards every other mainstream film (which are loaded with scantily-clad women) like you guys act towards Magic Mike then no women would watch movies.

Exactly.

Reaper16
06-29-2012, 02:38 PM
Reaper you're one of the few posters I respect here at ChiefsPlanet, but you're being intellectually dishonest.

The words "uninterested" and "uncomfortable" are not synonymous.

But to your point, let's suppose I am "uncomfortable"...
What, exactly, is the problem with a straight man being uncomfortable watching another man take his clothes off for the sole purpose of titillating?
We're not talking about the Michelangelo statue of David here. We're talking about men, in leather, grinding the air to turn someone on. Those are two entirely different things.



I didn't intend to single you out. In fairness to you, other people expressed a similar idea. I just despise this notion that straight men ought to be comfortable in these hetero-questionable situations, where it concerns other men, as a measure of their being comfortable in their sexuality.

With respect, that's bullshit.

I agree with the bolded sentence. I have all along in this thread, actually.

Note that my initial response to Laz was mostly about why there might be an angle of interest for straight men to see the film. My line about being weirded-out was not even the focus of that post. Later, I posted about how I object to guys feeling creeped out by the subject matter, but how I don't object to guys meeting the film with a lack of interest.

If this movie were just strip routines then I'd have no interest in it either. To repeat, I'm not challenging the sexuality of people who don't feel like they'd be entertained by this movie. I do really think, though, that uncomfortability is a strange reaction to a male character in a film doing a gyration. Boredom seems like the more reasonable response.

My posting history on this board with respect to LGBTQ issues is well-known; people who have anti-gay politics, even because of their faith, piss me off. I do get upset when men express discomfort with anything that could possibly shaded as queer, so I like to call out irrational uncomfortability with such situations. I do sincerely think that any straight men should be able to watch this film without mental discomfort, just as I think that any reasonable person should be able to entertain and consider an idea that they don't agree with.

But by no means is this movie some kind of required test to prove one's straightness. I have never insinuated that.

luv
06-29-2012, 02:40 PM
What, exactly, is the problem with a straight man being uncomfortable watching another man take his clothes off for the sole purpose of titillating?
We're not talking about the Michelangelo statue of David here. We're talking about men, in leather, grinding the air to turn someone on. Those are two entirely different things.





He's saying that there's more to the movie than that, and that, just because there are men stripping in it, doesn't mean a guy shouldn't go see it. I'm not sure how on earth you keep complicating this.

Fire Me Boy!
06-29-2012, 02:41 PM
He's saying that there's more to the movie than that, and that, just because there are men stripping in it, doesn't mean a guy shouldn't go see it. I'm not sure how on earth you keep complicating this.

luv, Micjones. Micjones, luv.

Now you've met.

Micjones
06-29-2012, 02:49 PM
I agree with the bolded sentence. I have all along in this thread, actually.

Note that my initial response to Laz was mostly about why there might be an angle of interest for straight men to see the film. My line about being weirded-out was not even the focus of that post. Later, I posted about how I object to guys feeling creeped out by the subject matter, but how I don't object to guys meeting the film with a lack of interest.

If this movie were just strip routines then I'd have no interest in it either. To repeat, I'm not challenging the sexuality of people who don't feel like they'd be entertained by this movie. I do really think, though, that uncomfortability is a strange reaction to a male character in a film doing a gyration. Boredom seems like the more reasonable response.

My posting history on this board with respect to LGBTQ issues is well-known; people who have anti-gay politics, even because of their faith, piss me off. I do get upset when men express discomfort with anything that could possibly shaded as queer, so I like to call out irrational uncomfortability with such situations. I do sincerely think that any straight men should be able to watch this film without mental discomfort, just as I think that any reasonable person should be able to entertain and consider an idea that they don't agree with.

But by no means is this movie some kind of required test to prove one's straightness. I have never insinuated that.

I prefer not to dive headlong into a debate about LGBT acceptance or legitimacy. That's a debate neither of us currently has time for.

I think you took a jab at the men who seem to be uncomfortable about the idea of this film when you suggested they have "issues".
That's a quick way to make any such conversation confrontational.

You can't on the one hand tout your comfort level with seeing such a film as a badge of honor while you simultaneous sew a scarlet letter on the chest of the men who'd rather not see it. That seems...well...elitist.

I think the best way to get to the other side of the bridge is to recognize and respect the fact that "each is his own."

Micjones
06-29-2012, 02:52 PM
He's saying that there's more to the movie than that, and that, just because there are men stripping in it, doesn't mean a guy shouldn't go see it. I'm not sure how on earth you keep complicating this.

I'm not complicating anything.
The fact that the film will obviously contain other situations was never up for debate.
And that's a clever way to move the goalposts.
The question stands.

And, please, let's not pretend that male stripping isn't part and parcel of the film's premise.

Lastly, Reaper (and don't misread this) can't be the arbiter of whether or not my reasons are legitimate/illegitimate. That's for me to decide.

The point is simply, if it's okay for him to see, it's okay for me to abstain.
And we walk away reading nothing into either of those decisions.

luv
06-29-2012, 03:05 PM
I'm not complicating anything.
The fact that the film will obviously contain other situations was never up for debate.
And that's a clever way to move the goalposts.
The question stands.

And, please, let's not pretend that male stripping isn't part and parcel of the film's premise.

I'm guessing you're a regular in DC, aren't you?

Micjones
06-29-2012, 03:08 PM
I'm guessing you're a regular in DC, aren't you?

You'd be wrong about that.

luv
06-29-2012, 03:20 PM
You'd be wrong about that.

Ah, my bad. They like to pick apart and debate every aspect of what everyone says.

Reaper16
06-29-2012, 03:31 PM
I think you took a jab at the men who seem to be uncomfortable about the idea of this film when you suggested they have "issues".
That's a quick way to make any such conversation confrontational.


It was/is confrontational. I would very much like to confront any guy who is grossed out by male strippers (but not grossed out by female strippers). They definitely have issues of some kind. Preferably, those issues would be aspects of their sexuality that they have a hard time accepting. But the issues, most likely, are that the person is just a terrible human being.

Micjones
06-29-2012, 03:33 PM
It was/is confrontational. I would very much like to confront any guy who is grossed out by male strippers (but not grossed out by female strippers).

Sexual orientation be damned? That's asinine.
This is an entirely emotional argument you're making.

They definitely have issues of some kind. Preferably, those issues would be aspects of their sexuality that they have a hard time accepting. But the issues, most likely, are that the person is just a terrible human being.

That's my cue.
Good day sir.

Fire Me Boy!
06-29-2012, 03:35 PM
It was/is confrontational. I would very much like to confront any guy who is grossed out by male strippers (but not grossed out by female strippers). They definitely have issues of some kind. Preferably, those issues would be aspects of their sexuality that they have a hard time accepting. But the issues, most likely, are that the person is just a terrible human being.

Let's call this a rain check. ROFL

http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/116/629201233437pm.jpg

Micjones
06-29-2012, 03:37 PM
Ah, my bad. They like to pick apart and debate every aspect of what everyone says.

I'm analytical. Sorry.

OnTheWarpath58
06-29-2012, 03:45 PM
It "stars" Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey.

Reason enough not to spend money to see it.

Micjones
06-29-2012, 04:01 PM
It "stars" Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey.

Reason enough not to spend money to see it.

McConaughey's got chops. Tatum? Not so much.

Reaper16
06-29-2012, 04:16 PM
Sexual orientation be damned? That's asinine.
This is an entirely emotional argument you're making.


You're damn right it's an emotional argument. I wear my Ally bias on my sleeve.

Deberg_1990
06-29-2012, 08:53 PM
I guess stealing dance moves is a really huge no no in the stripping community and really bad form?




Channing Tatum Denies He Stole 'Magic Mike' Stripper Moves


http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1688280/channing-tatum-magic-mike-stripper.jhtml

Channing Tatum is reacting to a group of male dancers who allege that the actor quite literally stole their moves for his new movie, "Magic Mike," which takes place in the shirtless world of male strippers.

Two male dancers, Thomas "Awesome" Austin and London Steele, who danced with Tatum while he was a stripper in Florida, told TMZ last week that the experiences in the film, and even Tatum's character's name (Magic Mike), are all their own. Austin told the website, "He only danced for four months. How many events could have happened to him?" He added that even Tatum's move in the film, the Hot Seat, is all his own

Director Steven Soderbergh has said that the film is loosely based on Tatum's experiences as a male dancer. And in a new interview, Tatum is opening up about the claims against him.

"Those guys have been trying to make money off of me since I got into this business," Tatum told reporters, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "Look, there's nothing that's factual in this whole movie other than that I was an 18-year-old kid and went into this world and I dropped out of college from playing football and was living on my sister's couch. There's not one character that I took from my real life; this is just a world that I went into, and I had a perspective on. And we created everything from a fictional place."

"Magic Mike" opens Friday, and Tatum is going into opening week with no ill will for his former co-workers. "I don't want to say anything bad about them because they're part of the reason why I think this world is so interesting," he said. "They're very interesting, intriguing and bizarre characters, and I'm thankful for weird people out there. They're some of the most creative people."

The June 29 film release also stars "True Blood" actor Joe Manganiello, "White Collar" star Matt Bomer and Matthew McConaughey.

In an interview with MTV News, Tatum recalled how the film came out of a conversation he had with Soderbergh. "I was having a beer with Soderbergh — we were doing a movie together — and I told him about [my past stripping]," he said. "I'd been doing it for eight months of my life when I was, like, 18 or 19, and he said, 'We gotta make a movie out of that.' And I was like, 'Why? Why do we need to do that?' And he said, 'I've never seen that world on film before.' And then we really started talking about that, and we thought it would be really hilarious but still grounded in reality."

Fruit Ninja
06-29-2012, 11:13 PM
McConaughey's got chops. Tatum? Not so much.

Im ok with McConaughey, he won me over in Dazed and Confused.


Anyways, my sister comes over today and is like wanna watch my daugher so i can go to the movies. haha i was like let me guess Magic Mike. lol How did i not know. haha Her Man works nights and im sure he wouldnt have went anyways. lol

mr. tegu
06-29-2012, 11:32 PM
There was a line tonight to get into this movie. I counted ONE guy out of about 100 girls. I have no idea what this movie is but that pretty much told me all I needed to know.

cosmo20002
06-30-2012, 12:19 AM
You're not gay just for going to see this movie. You're gay if you go to see this movie and put your hand in your pants. There's a difference.

True. But it doesn't help.

BillSelfsTrophycase
06-30-2012, 12:29 AM
He elevates any material.


NTTAWWT

Deberg_1990
06-30-2012, 10:54 AM
So it looks like this thing is projected to pull around 47 mil this weekend and TED will pull around 50 mil


I don't think anyone thought these would be huge summer hits a few weeks ago??

Chicks dig Tatum and guys dig McFarlane and Kunis.

JD10367
06-30-2012, 02:58 PM
Saw an hour of "Ted". Laughed, liked it, will finish it.

Saw "Magic Mike" this morning. Not that bad, more drama than chick flick. Maybe five stripper scenes, nothing more than pecs and buns. Decent film, kept me watching. Tatum did a good job acting and a great job dancing. And Olivia Munn has nice titties.

Reaper16
06-30-2012, 05:00 PM
Just got back from seeing this. I think it is a legitimate three-star film. It's a film about nothing less than what it means to work in America. It's like a warmer/less detached compliment to The Girlfriend Experience.

The dance/strip scenes are mostly played for laughs, excluding the Channing Tatum ones. And those are pretty damn impressive from a acrobatics/physical standpoint.

I can't wait for the Blu-ray to leak so that someone can make a .gif for every time that Kevin Nash was on-screen. Dude is so not fluid as a dancer; had me cracking up.

JD10367
06-30-2012, 05:20 PM
I can't wait for the Blu-ray to leak so that someone can make a .gif for every time that Kevin Nash was on-screen. Dude is so not fluid as a dancer; had me cracking up.

The dude from "CSI: Miami" wasn't too good either. Looked the part but had no rhythm.

I was surprised by how well Tatum moves. Gotta hand it to the guy (who IIRC is now in his early 30s), if his acting doesn't pan out he can still get a stripper gig.

Mr. Laz
06-30-2012, 05:36 PM
The dude from "CSI: Miami" wasn't too good either. Looked the part but had no rhythm.

I was surprised by how well Tatum moves. Gotta hand it to the guy (who IIRC is now in his early 30s), if his acting doesn't pan out he can still get a stripper gig.

I believe he already has been a stripper at some point

JD10367
06-30-2012, 06:09 PM
I believe he already has been a stripper at some point

Yes, the "still" was "again". He was a stripper for a few months when he was in his 20s, which is how this film got made. Apparently while on set with Soderbergh (must've been "Haywire") they were shooting the shit and Tatum mentioned he'd been a stripper, and Soderbergh said something like, "Wow, we gotta make a movie about that," and Tatum said, "Fuck, why?" And Soderbergh said, "Because I've never seen that world on film before."

There are two main characters in "Magic Mike": Tatum as the 30-year-old stripper, and Alex Pettyfer as a young guy who has dropped out of college from his football scholarship and is living on his sister's couch. Apparently both characters are based off Tatum (who, in addition to stripping, was indeed in college on a football scholarship and was living on his sister's couch for a while).

corn fed chief
07-01-2012, 10:58 AM
I went to Ted yesterday and, upon exiting the theater, saw a line of women waiting to see Magic Mike. There were 2 men and probably 50 of the most homely looking broads I've seen in some time. The kind of trolls that only leave their houses to go to work and McDonald's. I hope, for their sake, that there was lots of male nakedness cuz these chicks will be flicking their bean to those images for MANY months to come. Sad stuff...

Deberg_1990
07-01-2012, 11:21 AM
I went to Ted yesterday and, upon exiting the theater, saw a line of women waiting to see Magic Mike. There were 2 men and probably 50 of the most homely looking broads I've seen in some time. The kind of trolls that only leave their houses to go to work and McDonald's. I hope, for their sake, that there was lots of male nakedness cuz these chicks will be flicking their bean to those images for MANY months to come. Sad stuff...

Yes because overweight male nerds never go to the movies to ogle over Kunis, Megan Fox, Olivia Wilde etc.....

Captain Obvious
07-01-2012, 03:00 PM
Yes because overweight male nerds never go to the movies to ogle over Kunis, Megan Fox, Olivia Wilde etc.....

I wait until they come out on DVD.

corn fed chief
07-01-2012, 03:04 PM
Yes because overweight male nerds never go to the movies to ogle over Kunis, Megan Fox, Olivia Wilde etc.....

Doesn't make it any less pitiful.

Pitt Gorilla
07-01-2012, 03:25 PM
Yes because overweight male nerds never go to the movies to ogle over Kunis, Megan Fox, Olivia Wilde etc.....I can't imagine that they do. I mean, wouldn't overweight male nerd be better of with wifi?

cosmo20002
07-02-2012, 01:09 AM
Yes because overweight male nerds never go to the movies to ogle over Kunis, Megan Fox, Olivia Wilde etc.....

Do guys really go to movies to ogle over them? I mean, if they are in there, I'm definitely not averting my eyes, but I can't say that I've been drawn to a movie because of a hot actress. There's other places to see hot actresses and models. If I'm seeing the latest crime/action/comedy/western movie, they tend to be better the less amount of chicks that are in it.

JD10367
07-02-2012, 07:55 AM
If I'm seeing the latest crime/action/comedy/western movie, they tend to be better the less amount of chicks that are in it.

Know how I know you're gay? :dom:

Likewise, I don't go just to see a chick, but if it has a hot chick that I like I'll go see it more quickly. Olivia Wilde in "Cowboys and Aliens", for example, and Olivia Munn in "Magic Mike".

Deberg_1990
07-02-2012, 08:37 AM
I wonder how many guys ever say this?


"Well, that movie would have been better if *random hollywood hottie* would have left her top on"

duncan_idaho
07-02-2012, 08:47 AM
There are two very good reasons for every male member of CP to see Magic Mike:

Olivia Munn's boobs make their first ever appearance.

Micjones
07-02-2012, 09:55 AM
Who is Olivia Munn?

Pasta Giant Meatball
07-02-2012, 09:58 AM
Why do movies suck so hard lately?

Dicky McElephant
07-02-2012, 10:59 AM
Who is Olivia Munn?

http://collider.com/wp-content/uploads/Olivia-Munn-image-1.jpg

luv
07-02-2012, 11:12 AM
http://collider.com/wp-content/uploads/Olivia-Munn-image-1.jpg

Where are the boobs that everyone is impressed with?

Pawnmower
07-02-2012, 11:33 AM
Where are the boobs that everyone is impressed with?

shes not a fat slob, she has perfect boobs

luv
07-02-2012, 11:35 AM
shes not a fat slob, she has perfect boobs

That was totally uncalled for. You don't have to be fat to have boobs.

With everyone talking about them, I just thought there'd be more of them to look at is all.

Micjones
07-02-2012, 12:36 PM
http://collider.com/wp-content/uploads/Olivia-Munn-image-1.jpg

She's kinda cute.
The boobs aren't as impressive as they've been made out to be though.

JD10367
07-02-2012, 07:05 PM
She's kinda cute.
The boobs aren't as impressive as they've been made out to be though.

They're actually more impressive out of the shirt, which leads me to believe she's had a little, uh, work done there. They're not large, but they seemed to sit on her chest like two scoops of ice cream defying gravity. They were nice, though, if they were fakies.

Micjones
07-03-2012, 09:01 AM
They're actually more impressive out of the shirt, which leads me to believe she's had a little, uh, work done there. They're not large, but they seemed to sit on her chest like two scoops of ice cream defying gravity. They were nice, though, if they were fakies.

So she's topless in the film?
Interdasting.

Still not worth seeing man ass.

Maybe I'll find the still online somewhere.

JD10367
07-04-2012, 10:32 AM
So she's topless in the film?
Interdasting.

Still not worth seeing man ass.

Maybe I'll find the still online somewhere.

It's a quick topless in the opening scenes. Next time you're in a theater, see if there's a "Magic Mike" starting up before your showtime. Go in, watch the first 2 minutes, then go see your other film.

BigRedChief
07-04-2012, 01:20 PM
http://collider.com/wp-content/uploads/Olivia-Munn-image-1.jpgthe Daily show gal?
PURRRR
http://i651.photobucket.com/albums/uu239/Crazyeyez_2009/09870_olivia_munn_maxim_magazine-1_.png

Red Brooklyn
07-05-2012, 11:12 AM
I haven't seen Magic Mike. But here's what Bret Easton Ellis (author of Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction, Glamorama, American Psycho, etc.) has to say about it:

Bret Easton Ellis ‏@BretEastonEllis

Magic Mike is being sold by the studio as something it isn't. It's the darkest movie I've seen about where we are now and masterfully made.

Bret Easton Ellis ‏@BretEastonEllis

Magic Mike: the "celebration" sequence in the Tampa condo during a hurricane sends out such bad vibes but with such subtlety that I froze...

Bret Easton Ellis ‏@BretEastonEllis

"Magic Mike" is by far the best U.S. movie of 2012. Nothing comes close. Ending doesn't sweeten The New American Hopelessness at its core...

Reaper16
07-05-2012, 12:20 PM
I haven't seen Magic Mike. But here's what Bret Easton Ellis (author of Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction, Glamorama, American Psycho, etc.) has to say about it:

Bret Easton Ellis ‏@BretEastonEllis

Magic Mike is being sold by the studio as something it isn't. It's the darkest movie I've seen about where we are now and masterfully made.

Bret Easton Ellis ‏@BretEastonEllis

Magic Mike: the "celebration" sequence in the Tampa condo during a hurricane sends out such bad vibes but with such subtlety that I froze...

Bret Easton Ellis ‏@BretEastonEllis

"Magic Mike" is by far the best U.S. movie of 2012. Nothing comes close. Ending doesn't sweeten The New American Hopelessness at its core...

He's not really wrong, and the only thing holding the film back is that some aspects of the plot became forced and overblown towards the end of the film. I haven't seen a better Hollywood film this year.

Deberg_1990
07-05-2012, 12:25 PM
I havent seen it yet, but a few of the girls ive talked to who have seen it all they talked about was Tatums dancing. None of them mentioned the story at all.

Reaper16
07-05-2012, 12:28 PM
I havent seen it yet, but a few of the girls ive talked to who have seen it all they talked about was Tatums dancing. None of them mentioned the story at all.

It's not so much the story that succeeds in the film as the atmosphere and thematic concerns.

But most people who go to see this film are likely too wrapped up in an estrogen surge to actually watch the film with any sense of critical thinking.

DJ's left nut
07-05-2012, 12:35 PM
It's not so much the story that succeeds in the film as the atmosphere and thematic concerns.

But most people who go to see this film are likely too wrapped up in an estrogen surge to actually watch the film with any sense of critical thinking.

It's the same, but opposite, with 50 Shades of Grey.

My wife has picked up the mommy porn and yeah - there are some pretty spectacular side-effects.

That said, she then tried to convince me that I might enjoy it. So I grabbed the first book and just flipped to a tame section in the middle. That book is High-School quality writing, at best. It's full of cliche'd crap and plot holes. Section of it are over-written as hell while other parts of it are just stilted and nonsensical.

It's an awful book. That said, the 'estrogen surge' has women snapping the thing up in droves.

I'm not complaining here, but my God, they've kinda exposed themselves as the same hyper-sexed critters they've accused us men of being for so long. Frankly, I think the only real distinction is the lack of outlets.

Red Brooklyn
07-05-2012, 12:51 PM
It's not so much the story that succeeds in the film as the atmosphere and thematic concerns.

But most people who go to see this film are likely too wrapped up in an estrogen surge to actually watch the film with any sense of critical thinking.
I wanted to see this when I first read about it. But based on your thoughts and what Bret Easton Ellis has been saying, I'm bumping this up a notch or two on my list.

sedated
07-05-2012, 04:44 PM
So...is this a legit good movie? Or the trash it looks like from the previews?

Deberg_1990
07-05-2012, 05:10 PM
So...is this a legit good movie? Or the trash it looks like from the previews?

Its a legit good movie apparantly. It was marketed as a "good time gal pal movie" but thats just to sell tickets and get people in the door.

Deberg_1990
10-27-2012, 10:02 AM
So I watched this last night with the wife. It's actually very, very good. Not really much of a story, it's more like just a 3 month slice of life.

Interesting style. I liked how a lot of the dialogue and performances seemed improvised and non scripted. Solid flick

Brock
10-27-2012, 10:21 PM
So...is this a legit good movie? Or the trash it looks like from the previews?

It's worth a look. No homo.

BigMeatballDave
10-27-2012, 10:27 PM
This movie sucked.

Olivia Munn was the only thing good about it.

Reaper16
10-29-2012, 09:16 PM
This movie sucked.

Olivia Munn was the only thing good about it.

What have been some of your favorite movies of the year?

CoMoChief
10-29-2012, 09:24 PM
This movie sucked.

Olivia Munn was the only thing good about it.

Did you think in the slightest bit that it would even be remotely good? LMAO

BigMeatballDave
10-29-2012, 09:27 PM
What have been some of your favorite movies of the year?Nothing stands out.

Just watched Seeking a Friend for the End of the World and Prometheus. Both were pretty good. Took my son to see The Avengers. That was better than I thought. Good action flick and my son enjoyed it. Can't ask for more than that.

Overall, this yr has sucked for movies.

BigMeatballDave
10-29-2012, 09:29 PM
Did you think in the slightest bit that it would even be remotely good? LMAO

No, I did not.

The stripping didn't bother me. Hell, I actually liked Brokeback Mountain.

The story outside of that was not interesting.

Reaper16
10-29-2012, 09:30 PM
Nothing stands out.

Just watched Seeking a Friend for the End of the World and Prometheus. Both were pretty good. Took my son to see The Avengers. That was better than I thought. Good action flick and my son enjoyed it. Can't ask for more than that.

Overall, this yr has sucked for movies.

I haven't been out much to the theaters this year. Magic Mike & Avengers were my favorite Hollywood movies so far, and Beasts of the Southern Wild has been the best movie I've seen in 2012 in general.

Looking forward to going out and seeing Argo, Cloud Atlas, Skyfall, etc.

BigMeatballDave
10-29-2012, 09:31 PM
I haven't been out much to the theaters this year. Magic Mike & Avengers were my favorite Hollywood movies so far, and Beasts of the Southern Wild has been the best movie I've seen in 2012 in general.

Looking forward to going out and seeing Argo, Cloud Atlas, Skyfall, etc.

Looking forward to these.

Deberg_1990
05-26-2013, 06:33 PM
Watching it on HBO again. Really solid movie that is a lot smarter and better than its boy toy rep is given credit for.

Simply Red
05-26-2013, 06:58 PM
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Der Flöprer
05-26-2013, 06:59 PM
Watching it on HBO again. Really solid movie that is a lot smarter and better than its boy toy rep is given credit for.

When did it start? I just tuned in and have never seen it.