It could've been set in a law firm. I should have gone to Terminator. Most of these guys are headed to 40 and middle age. It's been three years since Tampa based Mike Lane transitioned from the life of a stripper - his stage name being Magic Mike - to his dream of starting his own custom furniture business, those three years mixed in terms of the goods and bads for him personally. I was bored through most of it and I left the theater with no intentions to ever see it again. The stripping sequences, filled with energy and sexiness, are mostly played for laughs.
This sequel is just grubby, and, well boring. They all look as if they took a dip in a pool filled with hair remover. Many people like to generalize things to make it easier to understand the world. However success goes to his head and his foolish actions not only threaten to jeopardize his sister Brooke's relationship with Mike but Mike's ambitions as well. His ex-troupe, the Kings of Tampa, minus who was their boss, Dallas, stop off in Tampa from their current home base in Miami on a road trip to a stripper convention in Myrtle Beach.
However, I want to give a huge shout out to Alex Pettyfr and Cody Horn, both pulling off terrific performances in their substantial roles. We are introduced to this world that is fascinating because of how surprisingly mundane and economics-centered it is. Their relationship is never given time to grow because the movie's first half tries to build a story around Adam and Mike's relationship. . The directing had some shaky camera.
As far as the stripping goes and the first hour of the movie, it wasn't that bad. Romantic fireworks explode between characters and Adam gets into trouble along the way. Synopsis Mike Lane is a thirty-year old living in Tampa,Florida. However, I want to give a huge shout out to Alex Pettyfr and Cody Horn, both pulling off terrific performances in their substantial roles. Second: none of the cast, except for Matt McConaughey and Matt Bomer, was visible enough to create a full-blooded character. The only truly funny scene is when Adam a bored looking Alex Pettyfer is first backstage with Tarzan and the other strippers.
Not by any stretch of the imagination. The character that was somewhat interesting was Dallas and he stripped the least sorry ladies. Some of its elements were fascinating and the storyline seemed to be heading in an interesting direction. The plot is compelling, the film is well written and masterfully directed, and Channing Tatum proves that he is much, much more than a hot body and a pretty face. Compounded with Smith's role as a woman named Rome really? At any rate, plenty of folks like the pathetic woman who was sitting behind me in the theater, the one who clapped like a poorly trained seal, guffawed, and cackled any time the least bit of male skin appeared on screen will go see this movie because of all the hype about the hot male bodies in various states of undress? I should have gone to Terminator. Isn't this a stripping movie? Just don't expect a lot of stripping. There a couple of men of color but other wise it's white bread all the way and mostly aging white bread at that.
It seems like no one red the script to notice how bad it was, when it comes to structure and building characters. It could've been set on Wall Street. When did Mike and Brooke fall in love? When did Mike and Brooke fall in love? These scenes, in addition to the movie's schizophrenic lack of direction, will disappoint any movie lover's hopes of seeing a film that provides insight into the mind of a male stripper. I put that in quotations because I'm not sure if the script was written that way, or if Tatum actually flubbed a few lines and Soderbergh left them in. Horn, on the other hand, seemed to come out from nowhere, but her rapport with Tatum is terrific. In fact, Mike and Brooke Cody Horn don't let any sparks fly at all.
As the remaining troupe members are nearing the end of their stripping lives, they, like Mike, who are at an advanced age beyond that of most strippers, they see this convention as their final hurrah in this life. He shockingly picks girl with limited personality instead of pretty good life and they all live happily ever after. Well, in my opinion this film won't help. This might come as a shock to some, but this is not really a movie about male strippers. She should definitely grab the Raspberry Award for the Most Horrendous cameo in the movie. I will not mention their bad preparation, because I can't believe that you cannot teach Joe Manganiello how to dance. In fact, most of the jokes in here are funnier than most modern comedies try to achieve.
They whirl around, move their hips against women and when they finish, we realize none of our hotties even showed their butts, let alone their joy sticks. However success goes to his head and his foolish actions not only threaten to jeopardize his sister Brooke's relationship with Mike but Mike's ambitions as well. And third: it is really sad not to see the director's work. Secretly he wants out in order to further a projected furniture-making business but his credit rating precludes a bank loan for this despite his considerable savings. Some of its elements were fascinating and the storyline seemed to be heading in an interesting direction. However, I want to give a huge shout out to Alex Pettyfr and Cody Horn, both pulling off terrific performances in their substantial roles. In their van they're traveling to Myrtle Beach for a stripper convention and along they way, they have several encounters with women who are so unattractive they're only blurs.