New Magic Mike XXL movie got mixed reviews from top critics. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new comedy/drama flick, “Magic Mike XXL,” into theaters this past Wednesday, July 1st, and all the reviews are in from the top movie critics. It turns out that they were mostly mixed on it with an overall score of 60 out of a possible 100 across 40 reviews at Metacritic.com.
The movie stars: Channing Tatum, Amber Heard, Adam Rodriguez, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Gabriel Iglesias, Jada Pinkett Smith, Andie MacDowell, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Glover and Michael Strahan. We’ve added blurbs from a few of the critics,below.
A.O. Scott from The New York Times, gave it a nice 80 score, saying: “Magic Mike XXL boldly flouts pop-cultural conventional wisdom. It’s often said that an explanation of a joke can’t be funny, and that the analysis of pornography is never sexy. But here is a coherent and rigorous theory of pleasure that is also an absolute blast.”
Joe Neumaier at the New York Daily News, gave it an 80 grade as well, stating: “There are laughs in Magic Mike XXL…. But the real eye-openers are the moments of sex-positive, woman-positive and emotion-positive contemplation.”
Todd McCarthy from The Hollywood Reporter, gave it an 80, saying: ” Magic Mike XXL is ridiculously entertaining.”
Matt Zoller Seitz at RogerEbert.com, gave it a 75 score. He said: “Does the movie work? Intermittently, sometimes brilliantly.”
Lou Lumenick at the New York Post, gave it a 75 grade, saying: “The dance routines are so hilariously spectacular — and the film is such good-naturedly inclusive fun — that you may not miss the absence of anything resembling dramatic conflict in what’s close to a feature-length concert film.”