They put Rome in a corner.
By Alexa Day
Last week, I was struggling with my fears that Magic Mike XXL would turn out to be everything people said it was. A feminist stripper movie, which did not distract its primarily female audience with a plot or anything that might prove disturbing. Two hours of gentle reassurance that yes, you are pretty and men should be nicer to you! An evening of gentle hand-holding and slightly adventurous sexuality.
Basically, I was afraid it would turn out to be the gummy vitamin of stripper movies. Not frightfully stimulating, but good for you in small doses.
I also said I would eat all 800+ words of last week’s post if I was wrong.
And I was wrong about a couple of things. I was also right about something. Then, on top of that, I was disappointed by things I…
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