Posts Tagged ‘alex pettyfer’

Steven Soderbergh on Getting Male Strippers Right in Magic Mike

Steven Soderbergh knows what women want—and what dudes don't. His latest feature, Magic Mike, is an, ahem, intimate look at the world of male strippers. Obviously, the very subject potentially alienates a large segment of the population. Obviously, this is not what a director aims for.
And yet: “I think it’s not for men,” Soderbergh admits [...]

Reviewed: I Am Number Four

Producer Michael Bay's douchebag fingerprints are all over I Am Number Four, a Twilight-meets-Transformers mash-up that will leave you alternately bored and confused. John (Alex Pettyfer) is an "extraordinary teen," which means he's an alien who's trying to blend in on Earth by pouting a lot and talking in a monotone. (He can also throw [...]