We’ve reached the stage in the lifecycle of the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon where copies are swamping thrift shops. In fact, one store already has so many that volunteers have built a modest fort out of the “erotic” bestsellers, and they really, really don’t want any more.
If you haven’t been paying attention to any pre-Oscars coverage, which has more or less been happening all day, you might have tuned in to another little awards show that makes a point of highlighting this past year’s cinematic swill, i.e., movies that makes us question whether Hollywood thinks movie-watchers are no…
It isn’t just E.L. James raking in all of that Fifty Shades of Grey dough. Jennifer Pedroza, an elementary schoolteacher from Fort Worth, Texas, just won $11.5 million due to a lawsuit she filed against Amanda Hayward, her former business partner. The two women worked for the Writer’s Coffee Shop, which initially…
A titillating casting announcement out of the Fifty Shades of Hooooorny franchise: Kim Basinger has been cast as Elena Lincoln—the older woman who “seduced” (read: statutory raped) Christian Grey when he was 15 and introduced him to BDSM—in Fifty Shades Darker. Cool, cool, cool.
The Fifty Shades of Grey film became such a phenomenon earlier this year that avoiding it was fairly impossible. The movie turned out to be ridiculous (and bad) enough in itself that there’s no need to spoof it, but, as usual, Marlon Wayans is doing it anyway.
When Kelly Marcel was first signed on to write the script for the Fifty Shades of Grey film adaptation, she was excited. “I... agreed to read the book and read it and then, having read it, much like you, I was like, ‘Oh, this is a movie and it’s something really, really interesting,’” she told Bret Easton Ellis on his
Here’s the first teaser for Fifty Shades Darker. How are they already filming this movie? Aren’t they still writing this movie? Regardless, can’t wait...
Niall Leonard, E.L. James’ husband, will be writing the screenplay for the Fifty Shades of Grey sequel. If you listen closely, you can hear Dakota Johnson screaming into her Cobb salad.
On the surface, Fifty Shades of Grey is a fairly tame and boring movie about two very frightened actors who get undressed and tentatively tickle each other with floggers, but something about the film (or maybe its source material) has caused audiences to go fully insane. Here is a timeline of their bacchanalian…
Say what you will about Fifty Shades, but it's major and getting one of your tracks into the movie could be a big break for an up-and-coming musician. Not that Paul Janeway of St. Paul and the Broken Bones thought that way when he agreed to license "Call Me," because he didn't know what the hell Fifty Shades of Grey
A dude at University of Illinois at Chicago decided to reenact Fifty Shades of Grey without the consent of his partner and then was surprised that he couldn't just go home after his case went to court. How many more ways can we explain the concept of consent? How many?
Oh crap! If you enjoyed the first installment of Fifty Shades of Grey on the big screen, you're going to be a little upset at this news: The woman who wrote the terrible books now wants to write the terrible screenplays and ruin all your sexy fun by making the dialogue even more wooden and stilted than ever.
Worried about seeing Fifty Shades of Grey? Have no fear! Every last ounce of humiliation at seeing the movie has been sucked up by this Danish man, who was caught leaving a showing and tried to hide it so poorly that you can feel the painful cringe all the way from America. Please press play now.
Topical pegs! We've all gotta face newsfeeds full of them. But when something comes along that's as culturally dominating as Fifty Shades of Grey has been for the last three fucking years, they sure can get grating.
If there's one thing that teenagers care about, aside from fitting in, Snapchat, and begging their mom to please borrow the car to go to McDonald's with Kristy just this one time, come on, please!, it's Fifty Shades of Grey. Or, at least, being able to get into an R-rated movie without their parents in tow.
Fifty Shades of Grey might have made over $80 million dollars at the box office its opening weekend, and caused groups of grown women to laugh for over two hours, but those involved in its creation still aren't happy: reports indicate that director Sam Taylor-Johnson is either trying to get out of doing the sequels or…
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