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If the Amber Heard subplot had been scuttled, Magic Mike XXL would have been all set to go. To be fair, though, her last scene, in which she is gyrated upon by Mike at the stripper convention, loosens up that stiffness.

The top highlights belong to Joe Manganiello. Of course, we have all already heard about his gas station convenience store performance to “I Want It That Way,” and it is worth the hype. But watch out for the transition from Bruno Mars’ “Marry You” to Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer” in the finale and the discussion about how every inch of BD Richie fit in Andie MacDowell’s “glass slipper.”

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