Fifty Shades of Grey

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Next question: rewatching the most awkward movie press tours
A string of uncomfortable interviews with Joaquin Phoenix for Joker join a well of other awkward run-ins between actors and journalists

Stuart Heritage

03, Oct, 2019 @4:11 PM

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Fifty Shades Freed ties up top spot at UK box office
The third instalment takes the franchise over $1bn worldwide, while The Greatest Showman appears set to overtake La La Land as biggest-grossing original musical

Charles Gant

13, Feb, 2018 @3:05 PM

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Why pop stars want to get in bed with the Fifty Shades franchise
From Ellie Goulding to Liam Payne, the soundtrack to the low-level bondage film provides a platform for vanilla artists to add a sense of risk to their brand

Kathy Iandoli

26, Jan, 2018 @12:59 PM

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Fifty Shades sequel tops bestseller lists but whips up little enthusiasm
The latest twist in EL James’s erotic saga posts only a quarter of its predecessor’s first-week sales, but still storms to bestseller summit

Alison Flood

07, Dec, 2017 @5:35 PM

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50 Shades of Grey to Brokeback Mountain: are these really the most boring films ever?
Showgirls? The Blair Witch Project? And not a Bertolucci film in sight!? The public’s judgment has hit a new low with this list of cinematic sedatives

Stuart Heritage

07, Dec, 2017 @8:57 AM

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Sam Taylor-Johnson: 'Every door that was slammed in my face, I've kicked down'
Fifty Shades of Grey earned half a billion dollars, but fights with the writer meant Taylor-Johnson paid a high personal price. Now she just wants to direct something so good people will forget she ever made it

Rory Carroll

23, Jun, 2017 @1:21 PM

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Love, lust, a midlife crisis: Naomi Watts TV drama lays bare female desire
It’s time to explore older women’s sexuality, says Lisa Rubin, the young creator of new Netflix series

Sarah Hughes

17, Jun, 2017 @11:05 PM

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Advanced Fifty Shades studies: five films to liven up our classrooms
20th Century Fox is offering US teachers free learning materials inspired by its Nasa-themed hit Hidden Figures. But why stop there?

Graeme Virtue

21, Apr, 2017 @6:00 AM

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The Handmaiden: the return of erotic cinema
Eroticism has long been a dirty word in film. But a new thriller about a clandestine affair between two women in 1930s Korea returns the genre to its transgressive roots.

Peter Bradshaw

14, Mar, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Filthy rich: our tortured love affair with wealth porn
From Fifty Shades to Big Little Lies and Billions, what drives our fascination with seeing how the other half live?

Zoe Williams

06, Mar, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Fifty Shades Darker sets Britain’s burgeoning sex toy industry abuzz
The sequel to the hit erotic drama is poised to provide a second sales boost for Bath-based online retailer Lovehoney

Zoe Wood

11, Feb, 2017 @4:00 PM

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Fifty Shades Darker review – submissive sequel offers little light relief but lots of washing
EL James’s panting couple are back – but director Sam Taylor-Johnson is not – in this daft yet dull S&M soap

Catherine Shoard

10, Feb, 2017 @7:43 AM

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