MAGIC MIKE, the male stripper movie starring channing tatum, matthew mcconaughey, dir. Steven Soderbergh

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we found love in a hopeless bachelorette party

tits or kitfo (get bent), Thursday, 19 April 2012 03:46 (3 years ago) Permalink

What is Elton John doing in that picture?

People aren't for comparing, they are for loving. (Je55e), Thursday, 19 April 2012 04:19 (3 years ago) Permalink

digital disimpaction

yuppie bullshit chocolate blogbait (contenderizer), Thursday, 19 April 2012 04:28 (3 years ago) Permalink

Was just wondering how a thread hadn't been started on this one yet.

Wish there was a more ensemble vibe from the preview. There's a lot of, um, talent in this cast that didn't even show up in any of that footage.

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 12:52 (3 years ago) Permalink

Still, 21 Jump Street made me actually not dread the idea of Channing Tatum being at the center of this.

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 12:53 (3 years ago) Permalink

TBH, that trailer is a huge buzzkill. Is the whole thing about his relationship with junior stripper's sister?

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 12:54 (3 years ago) Permalink

i kind of hope ol' steve spends the rest of his career working his way through every sub-subgenre out there.

jesus christ (strongo hulkington's ghost dad), Thursday, 19 April 2012 12:56 (3 years ago) Permalink

it's like a 2012 pretty woman innit?

dayo, Thursday, 19 April 2012 12:56 (3 years ago) Permalink

not that i really want to see any of them, more that it's just pleasant to think of a steven soderbergh campus sex comedy starring former american idols and members of the u.s. curling team in 2015.

jesus christ (strongo hulkington's ghost dad), Thursday, 19 April 2012 12:59 (3 years ago) Permalink

Ready to give Pettyfer best supporting actor award already.

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:02 (3 years ago) Permalink

Don't mind Tatum at all, especially if he treats me like Elton John.

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:02 (3 years ago) Permalink

Very much ready to see Tatum grinding to "Pony."

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:03 (3 years ago) Permalink

Very much ready to see Tatum grinding on my pony

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:04 (3 years ago) Permalink

Each of my gay irl friends that I've discussed the movie agreed with me, tho, that Tatum is maybe the least attractive member of this movie's stripper troupe. To gay men, anyway.

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:08 (3 years ago) Permalink

what on earth is a pettyfer -- is it something gay men wear around their waists to protect their virtue?

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:11 (3 years ago) Permalink

Tatum is maybe the least attractive member of this movie's stripper troupe

nah -- McConaughey is by far.

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:12 (3 years ago) Permalink

Not c. 1996. Anyway, we disqualified in on account of he's playing the Joel Grey role.

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:13 (3 years ago) Permalink

oh yeah before, say, 1998 he was ok. Now I don't think he's seen Speed Stick in years.

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:17 (3 years ago) Permalink

i can't keep track of the euphemisms and non-euphemisms here

jesus christ (strongo hulkington's ghost dad), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:20 (3 years ago) Permalink

I didn't really expect the Step Up franchise to go in this direction

an independent online phenomenon (DJP), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:25 (3 years ago) Permalink

xpost Just enjoy the ride.

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:25 (3 years ago) Permalink

(The new Step Up is the only other movie I'm as excited to see this summer as this one. Tru story.)

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:28 (3 years ago) Permalink

I mentioned before that my sister-in-law had a cameo in Step Up 2 as the TV reporter talking about the dancing, haven't I?

an independent online phenomenon (DJP), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:30 (3 years ago) Permalink

Did she dance about talking, too?

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:32 (3 years ago) Permalink

Holy cow this Pettyfer dude is sure is handsome.

wolf kabob (ENBB), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:33 (3 years ago) Permalink

haha she did not

an independent online phenomenon (DJP), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:34 (3 years ago) Permalink

Tatum is maybe the least attractive member of this movie's stripper troupe

otm he looks like a doofus

wolf kabob (ENBB), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:34 (3 years ago) Permalink

which is nagl

wolf kabob (ENBB), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:34 (3 years ago) Permalink

well, the thing is that he IS A doofus

an independent online phenomenon (DJP), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:35 (3 years ago) Permalink

yeah

it's sad that he's a doofus

wolf kabob (ENBB), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:35 (3 years ago) Permalink

I mentioned before that my sister-in-law had a cameo in Step Up 2 as the TV reporter talking about the dancing, haven't I?

― an independent online phenomenon (DJP), Thursday, April 19, 2012 9:30 AM (4 minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

lol i remember this scene, she was talking about the fictitious Baltimore subway system!

some dude, Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:35 (3 years ago) Permalink

I can't stop looking at pics of that other guy now though. Wow.

wolf kabob (ENBB), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:36 (3 years ago) Permalink

Alternate suggested title for Magic Mike:

jungleous butterflies strange birds (Eric H.), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:39 (3 years ago) Permalink

omg

wolf kabob (ENBB), Thursday, 19 April 2012 13:42 (3 years ago) Permalink

that reminds of me a song in the movie "marci x" with lisa kudrow and damon wayans called "in da butt" ?

also channing tatum is the best

surm, Thursday, 19 April 2012 14:17 (3 years ago) Permalink

trailer looked great!

i still need to see all this recent soderberghs

goole, Thursday, 19 April 2012 16:44 (3 years ago) Permalink

surm was marci x good?

goole, Thursday, 19 April 2012 16:44 (3 years ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

buff oily raw

real men have been preparing manly dishes for centuries (elmo argonaut), Thursday, 7 June 2012 20:30 (3 years ago) Permalink

oh hai Matt Bomer

O_O

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Thursday, 7 June 2012 20:31 (3 years ago) Permalink

per catherine deneuve, at a certain age you have to choose between your face and your ass, and i'm not convinced mcconaughey made the correct choice tbh

real men have been preparing manly dishes for centuries (elmo argonaut), Thursday, 7 June 2012 20:37 (3 years ago) Permalink

Haha, never heard that one before, but I think in this case, McC made the only choice he could.

Björk lied (Eric H.), Thursday, 7 June 2012 20:41 (3 years ago) Permalink

totally works in the context of this role though

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Thursday, 7 June 2012 20:41 (3 years ago) Permalink

Channing Tatum is so not my type but I can get with this.

go down on you in a thyatrr (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 7 June 2012 21:12 (3 years ago) Permalink

Buff, Oily and Raw should be a boy band

spextor vs bextor (contenderizer), Thursday, 7 June 2012 21:31 (3 years ago) Permalink

i kind of hope ol' steve spends the rest of his career working his way through every sub-subgenre out there.

ridiculously OTM
I don't really want to see any of his new movies (except Haywire) but I appreciate their existence

Kiarostami bag (milo z), Thursday, 7 June 2012 21:35 (3 years ago) Permalink

probably the only Channing Tatum movie I have anticipated and wd willingly watch

Peppermint Patty Hearst (VegemiteGrrl), Thursday, 7 June 2012 21:35 (3 years ago) Permalink

i want to see this but channing tatum still looks like a talking wax statue to me

yorba linda carlisle (donna rouge), Thursday, 7 June 2012 21:50 (3 years ago) Permalink

whys he holding magic don juan's goblet

Hungry4Ass, Thursday, 7 June 2012 22:09 (3 years ago) Permalink

e.g. the only reason l'argent isn't my favorite bresson film is b/c of two cuts in the 3rd act

flesh, the devil, and a wolf (wolf) (amateurist), Saturday, 15 June 2013 06:00 (2 years ago) Permalink

much more basic things come first for me, such as DiCaprio is playing Hoover; OK, not entering theater.

ballin' from Maine to Mexico (Dr Morbius), Saturday, 15 June 2013 06:02 (2 years ago) Permalink

i must have missed that part of l'argent

flesh, the devil, and a wolf (wolf) (amateurist), Saturday, 15 June 2013 06:07 (2 years ago) Permalink

what about o brother where art thou?

i watched this again last year and was really distracted by all the digital color gradin (?) in it, the look of that film has not aged well imho

⚓ (elmo argonaut), Saturday, 15 June 2013 12:50 (2 years ago) Permalink

1 year passes...

Loved this. Far more subtle and naturalistic than I expected and the final scene is a peach. Reminded me a bit of the end of The Apartment.

Re-Make/Re-Model, Wednesday, 7 January 2015 10:59 (5 months ago) Permalink

I also loved how Mike has non-stop slick patter when he's presenting himself to the world, ie in the club and the meeting with the bank, and borderline incoherent when he's talking about emotions. I couldn't imagine what was in the script at those points because he was just fumbling from one half-sentence to another, and in the scene where he realises Olivia Munn has a fiance he's pretty much dumbstruck. It won me over on both the character and the theme of selling yourself.

Re-Make/Re-Model, Wednesday, 7 January 2015 11:10 (5 months ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

Directed by
Gregory Jacobs

Produced by
Reid Carolin
Gregory Jacobs
Channing Tatum
Nick Wechsler

Written by
Reid Carolin
Channing Tatum

Starring
Channing Tatum
Matt Bomer
Joe Manganiello
Kevin Nash
Adam Rodriguez
Gabriel Iglesias
Andie Macdowell
Amber Heard
Jada Pinkett Smith
Jane McNeill
Max Webster
Elizabeth Banks
Donald Glover
Michael Strahan

Cinematography
Steven Soderbergh

Edited by
Steven Soderbergh

gr8080, Tuesday, 10 February 2015 13:44 (4 months ago) Permalink

cast is lmao

goole, Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:42 (4 months ago) Permalink

goole this isn't quite fit for the MRA thread but i feel it shld be on your radar

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/11395576/Men-are-now-objectified-more-than-women.html

gr8080, Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:44 (4 months ago) Permalink

"regular people" essentially took no notice of the arty touches in MM, so they'll show up for this.

touch of a love-starved cobra (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:52 (4 months ago) Permalink

Written by
Reid Carolin
Channing Tatum

guess that bundt gettin eaten (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:53 (4 months ago) Permalink

you can look but you still cannot touch

Abstinence Hawk (frogbs), Wednesday, 11 February 2015 18:49 (4 months ago) Permalink

wait a sec Matthew McConaughey isn't in it? why bother making this then!?!?

Abstinence Hawk (frogbs), Wednesday, 11 February 2015 18:49 (4 months ago) Permalink

Eric H., Wednesday, 11 February 2015 18:54 (4 months ago) Permalink

I can play this part any way you want!

guess that bundt gettin eaten (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 11 February 2015 19:13 (4 months ago) Permalink

wait a sec Matthew McConaughey isn't in it? why bother making this then!?!?

Because he has an Oscar now, and wants $$$$$$.

Don A Henley And Get Over It (C. Grisso/McCain), Wednesday, 11 February 2015 19:52 (4 months ago) Permalink

*searches cast list for Cody Horn & sighs in relievf*

Hungry4Ass, Wednesday, 11 February 2015 22:33 (4 months ago) Permalink

Pettyfer isn't in this either.

Don A Henley And Get Over It (C. Grisso/McCain), Wednesday, 11 February 2015 22:54 (4 months ago) Permalink

Strange that I hadn't noticed.

Eric H., Wednesday, 11 February 2015 23:04 (4 months ago) Permalink

They could've cast either of these chicks over Cody Horn and they would've been like Maria Falconetti in comparison


Hungry4Ass, Wednesday, 11 February 2015 23:11 (4 months ago) Permalink

lol what a h8r

johnny crunch, Friday, 20 February 2015 14:56 (4 months ago) Permalink

4 months pass...

The New Gay Sadness (cryptosicko), Thursday, 25 June 2015 14:12 (1 week ago) Permalink

So this is a Soderbergh movie without his name on it as director, right?

... (Eazy), Thursday, 25 June 2015 14:19 (1 week ago) Permalink

Yes, it's his Poltergeist.

Norse Jung (Eric H.), Thursday, 25 June 2015 14:24 (1 week ago) Permalink

why would you assume that?

wizzz! (amateurist), Thursday, 25 June 2015 15:16 (1 week ago) Permalink

Because it ends with rotting corpses erupting from the earth.

Norse Jung (Eric H.), Thursday, 25 June 2015 15:19 (1 week ago) Permalink

bcz he's "formally" "retired" from feature directing, but is cinematographer and editor on this, when he doesn't even usually credit himself as editor on his own stuff, seems likely that he was at least somewhat more involved than the credits allow

back once again with the panel behaviour (sic), Thursday, 25 June 2015 15:24 (1 week ago) Permalink

nb the credited director is not Shock G from Digital Underground, but has been Soderbergh's AD for over two decades

back once again with the panel behaviour (sic), Thursday, 25 June 2015 15:25 (1 week ago) Permalink

nb the credited director is not Shock G from Digital Underground

welp the likelihood of me seeing this movie drops back to nil

I Am Curious (Dolezal) (DJP), Thursday, 25 June 2015 15:27 (1 week ago) Permalink

haha

Οὖτις, Thursday, 25 June 2015 15:28 (1 week ago) Permalink

soderbergh did shoot and edit many of his own features, he just did so under different names

bcz he's "formally" "retired" from feature directing, but is cinematographer and editor on this, when he doesn't even usually credit himself as editor on his own stuff, seems likely that he was at least somewhat more involved than the credits allow

― back once again with the panel behaviour (sic), Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:24 AM (45 minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

well, soderbergh himself sez he didn't direct it, i'd take him at his word until we get evidence to the contrary, no?

wizzz! (amateurist), Thursday, 25 June 2015 16:17 (1 week ago) Permalink

he just did so under different names

hence me saying "credit himself"

I'm not saying he did ghost-direct it, just why people* might suspect that he did

(nb Spielberg didn't actually ghost Poltergeist and was only on set as producer a few days or occasionally iirc? for me knowing he shot & cut MM XXL made it more than enough of a Soderbergh film to want to see it after all, preferably in a cinema full of women)

back once again with the panel behaviour (sic), Thursday, 25 June 2015 16:28 (1 week ago) Permalink

ignore asterisk

back once again with the panel behaviour (sic), Thursday, 25 June 2015 16:29 (1 week ago) Permalink

there's a lot of evidence spielberg did in fact direct or co-direct most of poltergeist

wizzz! (amateurist), Thursday, 25 June 2015 16:43 (1 week ago) Permalink


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