Sam Taylor-Johnson
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

40 Nights at the Movies (in the Comfort of Your Home): The Franchise
26 Nov 2015 // 4:59 AM

Back by popular demand! Recommendations from "40 Nights at the Movies" will keep you, your dog and your elephant glued to the couch for months.

That's Entertainment? Sold Into Bondage for 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
19 Feb 2015 // 8:30 PM

Network and cable programming both demonstrate overwhelming irresponsibility and contradiction concerning depictions of sexual violence and abuse.


The Viewers Are the Only Ones in Pain in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
25 May 2015 // 8:10 PM

Christian Grey refers to his playroom as "the Red Room of Pain". If he really wanted to inflict torture on people, he'd show them Fifty Shades of Grey.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Is a Stale Confection for Valentine's Day
13 Feb 2015 // 3:25 AM

Despite its risqué reputation, this film, like the book it is adapted from, is a generic tale of male power that's been told many times before.


Fifty Shades of Fail
28 Jul 2014 // 3:00 AM

With the release of the new teaser trailer, Fifty Shades of Grey proves that what might work in the boudoir just doesn't translate to the big screen.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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