A six-pack of reasons why you should go see Magic Mike XXL immediately

The plot of Magic Mike XXL is so barely-there that you could fit it in one tweet and still have enough characters left to create a witty hashtag: And yet, what appears at first glance to be a flimsy thong of a movie (a follow-up to 2012’s Magic Mike, which had arty Steven Soderberg at the helm) is so…

Five reasons why I loved the film Spy

In a world where an ageing crow like James Bond can still catch a young worm (worm-an?), a comedic flick like Spy is a real treat for the noggin. This Paul Feig (the lad responsible for Bridesmaids, Freaks and Geeks, and the forthcoming Ghostbusters movie) film is ostensibly about a mousey woman (Susan Cooper, played…