Movie/TV Gossip

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ what you think about it

“Fifty Shades of Grey” author E.L. James should count her blessings as she counts her millions. Her best-selling book — which, despite its popularity, is pretty rough source material — was stripped of its worst parts and turned into a surprisingly warm screenplay by Kelly Marcel (“Saving Mr. Banks”). The director of the much-anticipated adaptation, […]

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‘The Slap’ Hit or not

When I say my TV prayers, I ask for domestic dramas and low-concept series about more or less ordinary people and regular experiences — no sheriffs, no vampires. In that sense, my prayers have been answered with The Slap. But the TV gods are cruel and pedantic, and The Slap is a reminder that when […]