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Magic Mike XXL
Part of the series Shake It Off

Magic Mike XXL

Thursday Aug 31, 2017 7:30 PM This is a past program

This sequel to Magic Mike takes the original’s trope of down-on-their luck male exotic dancers to dizzying new heights. Though he’s three years retired as a stripper, Magic Mike decides, with his friends, to stage one final blowout performance in a Myrtle Beach competition.  It’s a buddy road comedy mixed with a dance film that becomes an ecstatic ode to female pleasure. Writer Roxane Gay aptly tweeted: “Magic Mike XXL is an actual feminist movie”—and it is so much fun to watch. (2015, dir. Gregory Jacobs, 115 min.)

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