Tag: fifty shades of grey


Are sex scenes ever necessary?

People have sex. It’s normal for people to have sex. So it’s not shocking we see it on the big screen. Sex scenes are uncomfortable viewing on a Sunday night watching a film with your Mum, but otherwise – it’s just sex. If writers and directors chose to hide it they’d perpetuate the view that…

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Review: Fifty Shades of Grey

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson  Screenplay: Kelly Marcel Starring: Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Jennifer Ehle Runtime: 120 mins Genre: Drama/Romance   Opening with a rather crude montage of grey Seattle cityscape, a clumsy reference to the title, we meet Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) and Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) as they prepare for an interview at his towering silver office block. Anastasia is…


Sex for breakfast

Viewers of This Morning up and down the country got to see a lot more than they bargained for when they tuned in to ITV to watch the popular daytime television show on Tuesday morning, as they ran a special feature called “Bondage for Beginners” which was intended to tie in with the impending cinematic…