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Ep. 179 Gambitatum

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Is this real life? Dreams do come true! Gizzy B and the Space Pirate Queen unleash their (somewhat sad) fangirl side into full force in this episode as they discuss the official announcement of Channing Tatum playing Gambit in the next X-Men movie. Also, Batfleck photos. It’s a good day to be a nerd. Fanfic Theatre: Terminator x Lion King.

Ep. 162 Things to Learn from Sandra Bullock

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You heard it here first — Pilbeam will be writing a book dedicated to life lessons one can learn from watching Sandra Bullock movies! We talk a little bit about Valentine’s Day, plus the most amazing movie news EVER. Fanfic Theatre: Harry Potter.

Ep. 138 Magic Gambit

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Channing Tatum as Gambit? Sold! Yes, it might be “blasphemy” for most of you but these Lady Geeks are super interested in Tatum’s cajun accent. We also talked about Jurassic World and what it means to be a special flower. Fanfic Theater: The Walking Dead.

MOVIE REVIEW: Magic Mike

While the rest of you guys are living it up at Comic-Con and I’m totally not wallowing in self-pity and jealousy, let’s talk about Magic Mike and why everyone should go see it.


Four good reasons, right there.

When I first heard that Channing Tatum was going to make a movie (loosely) based on his time as a male stripper, I thought someone was messing with me. Then I heard Matt Bomer was going to be in it — what — alongside Joe Manganiello — WHAT — and the movie was going to be directed by Stephen Soderbergh — EXCUSE ME?! — and by that point I realized that it had to be real, because not even in my wildest fantasies could I have imagined something like this.

Fast forward almost a year later, and Magic Mike is finally here. And guess what? It’s not just a stripper movie, it’s a critically acclaimed stripper movie.

Trailers tend to be a little misleading from time to time, but I walked into the theater expecting to see a very different film from the one I ended up watching. The movie was promoted as a fun, sexy summer flick with a lot of skin and raunchy humor. It definitely has all of that, but much like tearaway clothing, Magic Mike has some hidden layers.

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