Once again, Tatum has Channed. That statement is purely meaningless, but because of the thorough sexual flaunting of his famous bod in all things Magic Mike, even his name is evocative of an erotic dance, itself seeming to spill out of the thong of language. Or something. In honor of the release of Magic Mike XXL, UPROXX has put together a history of Channing Tatum’s own former stripper career.
When is a Steven Soderbergh movie not a Steven Soderbergh movie? That’s the question asked by Magic Mike XXL, the new sequel to Soderbergh’s 2012 hit and the first film in which he’s been a major player since his “retirement” the following year.
“I think it’s appalling that for a long time only women were objectified, but I think if we really want to advocate for equality, it’s important to even things out,” said recently beefed-up Jurassic World star Chris Pratt last week. “Not objectify women less, but objectify men just as often as we objectify women.”
Love him or hate him, you’ve gotta give Howard Stern this: he gets celebrities to open up. Take, for example, his interview yesterday with a Magic Mike XXL-promoting Channing Tatum, who had some refreshingly choice words for his first big studio blockbuster, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.
This Friday, just like the first weekend of every May since 2007, a new movie based on a Marvel comic book will open in thousands of theaters across the country, will make all the money, and will serve as the official starter pistol for summer movie season. And for many a seasoned moviegoer, that’s a cue for despair; after all, summer has become synonymous with big, bloated, stupid blockbusters of the Transformers school. And make no mistake, there’s plenty of those on the runway this season (how ya doin’, Terminator Genisys, it’s pretty funny that you’re actually going with that spelling). But don’t go into cinematic hibernation just yet; there’s also a steady stream of first-rate indie-flick counterprogramming on the runway, and some of the big movies actually sound pretty good. So, as a public service to you, the discerning moviegoer, we’ve assembled a month-by-month look at what might actually be worth your time and …Read More