Channing Tatum sizzles as the irresistible Magic Mike – the shining star act in 'Xquisite' - a steamy men's dance show. Along with his mentor Dallas (Matthew McConaughey), Mike takes young dancer 'Kid' (Alex Pettyfer) under his wing to school him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women and making easy money!
No, this is no masterpiece. Yes, it always has that weird emotionless mask that Soderberg can't seem to shake. But it is a hell of a film considering the subject matter and basic plot. If you are a budding script writer or director, it is a masterclass of how to make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.