Mr. Movie

June 29, 2012

'Magic Mike' offers too much Mike, not enough magic

Matthew McConaughey works every movement and every line as if it’s the one that will get him an Academy Award. He has a blast, and his way-over-the-top performance is the real reason to see 'Magic Mike.'

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About Gary Wolcott

Gary Wolcott


Gary Wolcott's "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies each year. He believes movies are made to be seen on theater screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.