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S01E10: Magic Mike XXL

November 2nd, 2020 No comments

Ethan and Talia discuss Gregory Jacobs’s 2015 film Magic Mike XXL. How the pleasures of this film are largely down to the up-to-the-minute depiction of male friendships; on Andie McDowell’s finest acting hour; and whether the flood or articles labelling Magic Mike the feminist film of the year are justified.

links to things discussed in this episode
Very intense article from Lateral – Journal of Cultural Studies Association
Complicated feminism on Magic Mike XXL. Feels forced and profit-driven
• Vice on Magic Mike XXL and feminism
The Atlantic on Magic Mike XXL and gender politics
• Talia could not work out what the Fred Astaire film was or if she completely misremembered it…
The original casting for Rome’s role

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