Fifty Shades of Grey

Comically thick book

Books just keep getting longer

What’s behind literary inflation? Authors get more verbose as they garner success, but prestige TV has also changed readers’ habits

Fifty Shades of pathetic excuse-making

Just days after the film’s release, an alleged assailant in Chicago cited ‘Fifty Shades’ as inspiration. But that’s no one’s fault but his.


On the eve of Fifty Shades, women in Canadian politics take action

Conservative MP Joy Smith calls for a boycott of the film she says “glamourizes abuse and exploitation”

The real shocker of ‘Fifty Shades’

Never in cinematic romance has there been a leading man so utterly humourless, writes Emma Teitel

Fifty Shades of Grey: Lots of sex, ropes—and way too much math

Can a hunky Jamie Dornan and beautiful Dakota Johnson carry a BDSM romance flick?


Director Gus Van Sant really wants to direct Fifty Shades of Grey

Oscar-nomianted director Gus Van Sant has shot a sex scene with Magic Mike star Alex Pettyfer in a bid to direct the film adaptation of the erotic bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey.

Emma Watson says no way to role in Fifty Shades of Grey film

British actor Emma Watson has quelled rumours that she is going to play Anastasia Steele in a forthcoming film adaptation of the popular erotica novel Fifty Shades of Grey.

Using her Twitter account, Waston said on Sunday:

Who here actually thinks I would do 50 Shades of Grey as a movie? Like really. For real. In real life.

Getting fresh with classical music

Fifty Shades of Grey gets in on with classical music

10 did it for Boléro, now Fifty Shades is giving a 16th-century composition a bounce

Brian D. Johnson: 1 month, 0 movies

A film critic escapes the screen for the lake and the page

Fifty shades of greed

The cult erotic ‘mommy porn’ novel has spawned a merchandising frenzy, selling everything from bedding and stationery to ball gags and silver ties

Book boost: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ helps sell ‘Between Shades of Gray’

A blockbuster erotic novel boosts sales of a much more innocent book