I spent the night before my first day of teaching in an excited loop of hushed masturbation on my side of the mattress, never falling asleep. Quite an opening, right? This is how Alissa Nutting’s Tampa begins, plunging the reader straight into the highly sexualised interior monologue of Celeste, a twenty-six year old school teacher….
What may not seem like the most obvious addition to Steven Soderbergh’s body of work (director of the Oceans series, Traffic, Contagion), Magic Mike represents his first venture into the comedy realm – and frankly, he handles it quite well. After moving in with his sister Brooke (Cody Horn) and quitting his job as a tiler on day one, 19 year…