50 SHADES OF GREY

50 SHADES OF GREY made $248-million its opening weekend. Its success was not so much the popularity of S&M, than it was the sad state of women. If S&M were the allure, then the 2002 masterpiece, SECRETARY, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, would have done much better. So then, there is obviously a larger and more important societal issue at play here. Why do women flock by the millions to novels and movies like 50 SHADES OF GREY? Why are they so drawn to stories of discontent, doe-eyed heroines who meet fantastical, sexy, powerful, Bruce Wayne-like, prince charming, fuck gods who rescue these heroines from their miserably ordinary lives? These types of movies are to women, what STAR WARS and STAR TREK are to nerds:  50 SHADES OF GREY  BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY  SABRINA  PRIDE & PREJUDICE  PRETTY WOMAN  THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR  TWILIGHT Are women so unhappy in their real-life romantic lives that they must find their Romeo vicariously in novels and films, rather than taking active steps in their lives to seek him out and meet him in the flesh? Are so many women with a boring loser who would rather watch the ballgame rather than fuck their brains out regularly? Maybe. So, if your girl was all hot to see 50 SHADES OF GREY, should you be worried? Yes. Perhaps, we see...

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