It's a Stripper Road Trip in 'Magic Mike XXL'

It's a Stripper Road Trip in 'Magic Mike XXL'

By Chris Barsanti

Channing Tatum and his crew of (ahem) “male entertainers” are still looking for a place to belong in this big-hearted, fast-paced sequel. 1 Jul 2015 // 7:49 AM

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28 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Grid

The Grid attempts to confront terrorism and Western ignorance of Islamic culture head-on.

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28 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

CSI Miami: Season Two

CSI Miami celebrates wars on terror, drugs, and crime that disproportionately affect communities of color.

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28 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Same River Twice (2003)

In the late 1990s, Robb Moss decided to document the lives of five people from an early rafting trip, not knowing what form the new story would assume.

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28 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

Our Town (2003)

Our Town is revered for its simple structure and shorthand summation of the human journey.

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I Heart Huckabees: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

As hard as he tries, Albert can't quite keep up with the Jaffes' questions, let alone their answers.

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Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

Much like John Moore's Behind Enemy Lines, Phoenix splices together traditional and current action movie clichés and rhythms.

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	Various Artists: Alone in the Dark: Music From and Inspired By the Motion Picture

A rare feat, in which one of the worst movies of the year has yielded one of the best soundtracks of the year.

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	Thievery Corporation: The Cosmic Game

Thievery Corporation is back up to the old tricks, digging deep for new beats. A global cast casts vocal incantations across the plats, crafting a new new sound for the Corp. Does it hold?"

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	Regina Spektor: Soviet Kitsch

Earnestness, a cloying quality in most music, becomes the secret to this piano-based singer/songwriter's success.

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27 Feb 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Poster Children: On the Offensive

Listening to the Poster Children's mini-album of protest songs dredges up the complicated emotions that many of us have been trying to avoid since the disastrous result of the 2004 Presidential Election.

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