Tag : Fifty shades of grey

Fifty Shades Freed From This Abhorrent Trilogy

7 months ago / 0 comments

For a film to meet your every expectation is very rare, but when I went into Fifty Shades Freed expecting a poorly executed, uninteresting film with characters lacking in charisma and chemistry, I was given just that. Admittedly, there was a small, tiny part of me that hoped for something … Read More

Your say: Does Fifty Shades of Grey normalise sexual abuse?

4 years ago / 0 comments

Since its publication in 2011 E L James’ Fifty Shades of Grey has never been far from controversy. Many critics have expressed concern that the nature of the main couple’s relationship  is characteristic of an abusive relationship poorly disguised as one simply based around a common interest in BDSM. Following the … Read More

Fifty Shades of Grey: The Review

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Fifty Shades of Grey was always going to be better as a film for the simple reason that the story is told in pictures rather than with words. Specifically, E.L. James’ words, which purport that ‘Holy cow!’ is an appropriately sensual response to seeing the naked body of the man … Read More

Behind the Veil: Sam Taylor- Johnson’s Fifty Shades of Grey

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The notorious bonk buster’s troublesome take on BDSM has got audiences debating the boundary between kink and domestic violence, but the real bondage is all on the director. When it was announced that artist–turned–director Sam Taylor–Johnson had been hired to direct the much- publicised Fifty Shades of Grey film adaptation, … Read More

Books | A cheat's guide for Valentine's Day

5 years ago / 0 comments

LSi Valentine’s Day reads for… The slightly masochistic lover: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë You may think you know the story from the various adaptations and Kate Bush song, but aside from the passionate love between the rugged Heathcliff, a man after my own heart, and the gentle Cathy, there … Read More

New Review: Fifty Shades Darker

6 years ago / 0 comments

Hannah Dawson grits her teeth and picks up Fifty Shades Darker, the second novel in E L James’ erotic trilogy that continues to sweep the country in unprecedented hysteria. Can it really be worse than Fifty Shades of Grey? Well, yes, it can.  The follow-up to E L James’ painfully popular debut … Read More