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‘Magic Mike’ is a dreary dramedy about naked ambition and struggling male strippers who are, literally and figuratively, making ends meet.
‘Ted’ is a cascade of guilty-pleasure laughs.
In a summer movie season full of comic book superheroes and supernatural creatures, it’s a relief to get the occasional movie focused on people like us.
It’s not only outlandish but ridiculous and pointless.
“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” starts out as an edgy, satirical black comedy, then becomes a quirky road flick, and eventually ends up a melancholy romantic drama. Not, as they say, that there’s anything wrong with that.
Rapper Jay-Z is expected to join Mayor Michael Nutter on Monday morning atop the steps of the Art Museum to announce a two-day music festival in Philadelphia.