Warner Bros has released a new teaser trailer for Magic Mike XXL, and I must say that I am shocked — shocked! — by this whole exercise of male objectification. They marginalize brains and the inevitable lovable paunch that comes with being a breadwinner and not having time to pump oneself into an aerobicized lug who writhes onstage for plus-sized patrons wielding rolled up one-dollar bills. The film opens July 1, and women, and men, certainly will drag their significant other to the theater. The lingering question: Will it will be an impediment to post-movie romance because real men are not ab-worthy compared to Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer and Joe Mangianello? Or will it the best wing man a guy could ever wish for?
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