Look folks, it was fun while it lasted, but let's be honest: the iron has gone ice-cold on this project. Any hope that a studio had of at least beefing up its numbers through ironic and inebriated audience attendance of EL James's corny porn is a thing of the past. Even Snakes on a … Continue reading It’s Time for a Script Doctor to Euthanize 50 Shades of Grey
If Christian Grey is meant to be a stand-in for Stephanie Meyer's enigmatic and impossibly handsome Edward, Anastasia Steele is our klutzy, self-doubting, introspective Bella. Much like Bella, Anastasia is unique in that she has no personality, but is rather a bland yet idealized version of the author. Even though she has a name that … Continue reading Anastasia Steele is Schizophrenic — but in a Totally Cute Way!
Just in case there was any doubt in your mind, allow me to assure you that 50 Shades of Grey is very, very bad. The fact that its origins can be mentioned in the same breath as "Twilight fanfiction" doesn't leave much room for confusion on this point, but all the same I feel this … Continue reading Meet Christian Grey: He’s Hot, Mean, Handsome, Rich, Good-Looking and Hot.