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50 Shades Darker

So my Valentines day this year, like that of many film critics was hampered somewhat by the mandatory viewing of a film series that I would have otherwise avoided if I didn’t decide that I wanted to force my opinion on other people professionally. 606 more words

What Did I Just Watch?

Where did Fifty Shades of Grey come from?

When I first heard of Fifty Shades of Grey, I was baffled.  A women’s erotica novel making it to bestseller was not unbelievable – but it seemed to have popped up from nowhere.   945 more words

Literary Discussion

"Fifty Shades Darker"



While this sequel to 2015’s “Fifty Shades of Grey” isn’t as god-awful as the original, it is still difficult to watch and review because of the film’s insistence on attempting to normalize and idealize a toxic, mentally unhealthy relationship. 571 more words

2017 Film Reviews

2017 Reading Challenge, Book 6 Completed!

Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

This is my ‘best seller from a genre I don’t normally read’, I only read it to say I had so I could fully argue about how bad it was as a representation of BDSM culture. 84 more words

[Book to Movie Review]: Fifty Shades Darker - E.L.James

GOODREADS SYNOPSIS: Daunted by the singular sexual tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house. 496 more words


The other point of view.

Já foi há alguns anos que li a trilogia das Cinquenta Sombras de Grey e fiquei super fã. Acompanhei com os filmes, mas esqueci-me por completo da “outra versão da história”. 85 more words


Review: Fifty Shades Darker

Director: James Foley

Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Kim Basinger

What will historians make of the Fifty Shades craze if we survive the coming apocalypse of tongue lolling, phone scrolling stupidity? 1,053 more words