Magic Mike XXL is just a perfect movie. the entire point of the movie is that women deserve pleasure and should be given it. it's all about the female gaze and female enjoyment and not as seedy thing like the male gaze so often is but as an amazing thing women deserve. it's one of the most purely enjoyable movies ever made.
Magic Mike XXL is probably one of my fondest movie going experiences. I wasn't out yet but there wasn't a single man in the theater. it was packed with women all being incredibly vocal and having an amazing time
the first Magic Mike is good too, but it's basically a movie about the corrupting effect of capitalism disguised as a male stripper movie. this is 100% a male stripper movie and proud as hell about it
@mellymeep @xaphania that's something I noticed with this second viewing!! also the way women of different sizes and color are being allowed their sexuality while NOT being sexualized for the male gaze.
I love the moments of women laughing or shrieking uncontrollably at the attention they're being given. like it didn't feel like acting.
@Jessicacrets And it's about boys being friends!
@cambrian_era that too! it's a great buddy road movie where there is like no conflict at all. these dudes all love the hell out of each other
@Jessicacrets It is SUCH a wonderful movie!
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