Soundtrack Review (Flashback): 50 Shades of Grey

50 Shades of Grey is one of the laziest blockbusters of all time, to the point where I would consider it the very antithesis of art. Very few films get so many things wrong; from casting, to writing, to production design and even basic story structure, and yet this dross still remains a critic-proof hit. Everyone involved with the project ought to be ashamed of themselves, especially composer Danny Elfman, who really should have known better. Continue reading

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Review: 50 Shades of Grey

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This was originally published at The Edge SUSU On March 1st 2015. 

Based on E. L. James’ monstrously successful erotic romance novel of the same name, Sam Taylor-Johnson’s filmic adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey has at long last arrived and it’s just awful. Truly horrible. Continue reading