fifty shades of grey movie
It doesn’t feel like it’s been all that long since the hot, scalding laser in the midst of this endless, bleak winter that
Deep down it's a Cinderella story, Cinderella in bondage. Rather than kissed by a froggy Prince she's made to sign a contract for submission with rules and regulations, including the compulsory 'this will stop anytime you say.'
This movie, Fifty Shades of Grey, will challenge us. It will be a turning point. It will begin a fight for women in many ways.
Being held in just the way you need to be by someone stronger than you are in that moment, being told what to do in the safe context of a mutually agreed upon power exchange, is pretty damn intoxicating. That is what Christian was trying to offer Ana.
Before the movie came out, we had a list of 10 ways we hoped the movie would improve upon the book. Let's see how it faired below. Then we'll cover the pleasant surprises and less expected disappointments.
All in all, the trilogy was entertaining, mindless reading, but I did find it to be a ridiculously insulting depiction of a modern, healthy female and relationship. I'm not condemning you if you read the books as a guilty pleasure or if you go see and enjoy the movie. (I'll wait until it comes to Netflix.)
44. Which is a better arm workout: Blowdrying your hair or being cuffed to the ceiling? Watching "Fifty Shades of Grey" in
One of the reasons we're so looking forward to the movie is to see how (or if) the female director, Sam Taylor-Johnson, a feminist-artist powerhouse, was able -- despite author E.L. James' resistance -- to transform the movie into a tale of female strength and empowerment.
h/t The Des Moines Register For the last 20 years, it's been something she's explored by taking classes and going to events
"Fifty Shades'" more troubling contextual failings may fall outside the bedroom. "The one thing that I think stands out as
Hollywood has long been an overwhelmingly male-dominated industry. That means that to a large extent, movies have been made
In its first 30 minutes, "Fifty Shades of Grey" was practically an all-out comedy. Maybe the overdramatic shots and suggestive
Timing and technology may have conspired to make a story like Fifty Shades of Grey a runaway success, but its poor grasp of bondage and dominant/submissive power dynamics may send a dangerous message farther and faster than we would ever want.
Sex beckons. It sells books and films, and this Valentine's Day it'll sell both. As Fifty Shades of Grey makes the leap from page to screen, the biggest question has been "how will they do the sex scenes?"