Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Magic Mike

What I liked:

  • It's Tampa, baby!
  • Channing Tatum has skills on the dance floor.  There is no denying that.
  • Matthew McConaughey lets out his trademark "alright, alright, alright..." about a dozen times.
  • McConaughey could get an Oscar nomination for Best Song as he wrote the one that is feaured in the film.
  • The supporting cast if full of eye candy.

What I didn't like:
  • Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello had about five lines in the film.  Adam Rodriguez had maybe 10 lines and he isn't even featured on the poster.
  • Bomer looked scrawny next to everyone else and his dance moves looked pretty terrible next to Tatum.  If they weren't going to have these guys speak a lot, I don't understand why they just didn't hire professional dancers.
  • The story line starts out fun but then goes a little dark and then just gets boring.  I felt like this movie was 5 hours long.
  • I was very disappointed in the directing by Steven Soderbergh. The film felt choppy.  Scenes started and ended without a smooth transition.
  • Cody Horn and Tatum didn't have any chemistry together.
  • Alex Pettyfer was ok but didn't really do anything to stand out.
  • Olivia Munn goes topless for no good reason.
  • McConaughey looks old and creepy next to these youngsters.

Grade: C- 

1 comment:

  1. There's ALWAYS a good reason for Olivia Munn to go topless.