Let’s talk about sex. Specifically, let’s talk about contractual, dominant, controversy-laden, potentially unfulfilling sex, as it appears in recent blockbuster 50 Shades Of Grey. Certainly not the best, but unlikely to be the worst film of the year, this slap-n-tickle-fest has garnered plenty of attention and debate since its release. This week we try to put that into some kind of perspective.
The List – Top Five Film News Stories From Around The World
This week’s five news stories from around the film world.
1. Big Hero 6 comes out as the biggest grossing animated film of 2014.
2. Kodak tries to appeal to Indie Filmakers in an attempt to save film.
3. Matt Damon and Andy Lau to star in Chinese mythic blockbuster.
4. Bollywood actresses are still paid less than equivalent male leads.
5. Michael Fassbender looks unconvincing as Steve Jobs is a leaked on set poster.
00:00 – Theme Music
00:46 – Introduction
01:06 – Big Hero 6 the highest grossing animated film of 2014.
03:28 – Kodak tries to keep film alive
09:50 – The Great Wall announced, with Matt Damon and Andy Lau
12:20 – Female actors underpaid in Bollywood, like everywhere else unfortunately
19:20 – 50 Shades of Grey (with reference to 9 1/2 Weeks, American Pyscho, Crash, R100 and Secretary)
58:24 – End Notes and Outro Music