Magic Mike XXL and Caring Enough to Listen

This is a movie aimed at women, that much is obvious. What makes it so however, isn’t the ripped men taking their shirts off, but the way it treats women’s desires and self worth. One dollar bills are raining down from the sky but nobody picks them up. It’s not about that, it’s about making women feel good about themselves. It’s would be a stretch of the truth to say that this is what a strippers job is really like and the movie clearly ignores more problematic parts of the industry, but by focusing in on this positive aspect of the job, it taps into something joyous and wonderful and unique. Continue reading Magic Mike XXL and Caring Enough to Listen