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It was a few weeks back that we first reported on the occasionally contentious relationship between author E.L. James and director Sam Taylor-Johnson on the set of Fifty Shades of Grey. While you might think that this would simmer after the immensely successful release of the film last week, apparently the behind-the-scenes conflict is only getting deeper.
Being a teen is the worst. So when a stampede of about 100 teens bum rushed a movie theater after they were denied entry into Fifty Shades of Grey, they should have blamed it on their still developing minds.
Dakota Johnson participated in a Twitter Q-and-A to address inquiries from curious audience members. Multiple fans wanted to know if she kept anything from the shoot Ė a common practice on movie sets that occurs when the cast and crew disband following production.
While it seems all he was trying to do was celebrate a bit of Seattle culture, Quarterback Russell Wilson has found himself in a bit of hot water recently due to the fact that he attended a screening of Fifty Shades of Grey.
The Fifty Shades of Grey movie introduced mainstream audiences to a shit ton of freaky deaky BDSM kink. But despite all the risque content, there was one thing that I personally took issue with, something that actress Dakota Johnson apparently did 11 times over the course of the film: biting her lip.
It seems that the Fifty Shades of Grey controversy is not being fully contained within the darkened walls of a movie theater. No, it appears that this heavily hyped bit of lascivious celluloid has invaded a busy California highway and a nearby Go Kart Track.
If you're looking for an interesting story coming out of a Fifty Shades Of Grey story, then this is the place for your eyes to park it. However, you might be surprised to find out just what went down.
It appears that the Fifty Shades phenomenon has broken a glass ceiling with the flick of a notoriety-infused flogging whip. The book-to-film adaptationís $81.6 million domestic box office weekend, added to a $158 million foreign take will now earn the filmís director, Sam Taylor-Johnson the distinction of helming the highest-grossing debut week for a film directed by a woman. However, considering the subject matter, could it a dubious one?
Among the controversial and most talked about moments from the film adaptation of the best-selling erotic novel was the finale. As a standalone installment of a larger trilogy, it worked just fine and was even preferable to the bookís rendition. But when taking it as a standalone film, there were a few grievances.
Hollywood has been undervaluing R-rated movies for years, and looking down on their potential profitability. As seen in this past weekendís box office results, that thinking should really be put into the past.
American audiences sometimes aren't the most discerning when it comes to appreciating quality movie-making. The promise of titillating sex or mid-school grade fart jokes tends to go a lot farther than great acting and enjoyable plots. The two new movies this weekend served to solidify the point.
Following are the 14 biggest changes I noticed in my screening of Universalís Fifty Shades Of Grey. There are many spoilers in the Fifty Shades of Grey book to movie comparison. Do not delve in if you want the film to be a surprise.
Fifty Shades Of Grey has made many a headline in recent months, mostly built around its controversial content, box office potential and associated merchandise. Well, we can now officially say the lattermost includes a very ridiculous life-size Christian Grey cake. Watch as Jamie Dornan does his best to not look awkward while eating his own abs.
With its release into theaters, Fifty Shades of Grey has once again stirred up controversy for the nature of the lead characters' romantic and sexual relationship, which involves S&M and in general, the rougher side of sex. Some have compared the situation to domestic violence. Celebrated author Anne Rice is not among that group.
Jamie Dornan's wife hasn't see Fifty Shades Of Grey, and the actor doesn't think she'll be rushing to do so.
Given the buzz leading up to the feature adaptation of E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey, it should come as little surprise that the film performed very well at the box office for its Thursday night preview, racking up a cool $8.6 million. That makes it the second-highest Thursday night preview ever.
In the run-up to the release of Fifty Shades of Grey, we've heard a great deal of controversy surrounding what is said to be an in-depth look at the world of taboo sexuality and BDSM play - but going by the numbers it seems that idea has been blown way out of proportion.
Having seen Fifty Shades of Grey, Iíd have to say that I side with the Brits and the Malaysians. As we reported earlier, the film contains a ridiculous amount of sex, and thereís so much nudity on screen that Iím stunned it avoided the NC-17 rating in the States.
The closer Fifty Shades Of Grey gets to opening weekend, the more records it seems to break. Take a look at the next three benchmarks about to get a paddling by Christian Grey himself.
By now, it sounds like a broken record talking about the big event this weekend. And Iím not referencing that one day of the year that we buy expensive chocolates in heart-shaped boxes and pretend that romance isnít dead. Iím talking about the event that has been talked about far more than St. Valentine this year, and now itís getting even bigger treatment.
Just when you may have thought you'd seen enough advertising and promotional material for the upcoming Sam Taylor-Johnson-directed erotic drama Fifty Shades of Grey, a little gem like this crosses your screen. Watch the trailer for the upcoming film now with the welcome addition of everybody's favorite character actor.
Fifty Shades of Grey is expected to be a big boon for the 2015 box office - but the movie industry may not be the only one that the feature winds up benefiting. It turns out that hardware stores are getting prepared for an influx of customers as a result of the erotic novel adaptation as well.
Do you want 3 reasons to hate Fifty Shades Of Grey before it's even been released? Then the American Family Association has got them for you.
Audi is trying to get in on the Fifty Shades of Grey fun. The story of how two people found love in a hopeless place (i.e. a BDSM sex dungeon) hits theaters at the end of this week, and everything weíve seen so far has been either gloriously suggestive or super duper inappropriate. For their latest commercial, the car manufacturer went with the latter.
There are only two movies coming out in wide release this week, but there is most definitely plenty to talk about here. A certain subset of our culture is getting Harry Potter/Star Wars fanboy/girl-style prepare to see Julian Gray get his freak on, and others will be recruited to join a Secret Service.