it has sam rockwell in it. that's really all that needs to be said. he could smother himself in mayonnaise and dance around in a thong and I'd still give it a good review.
decent documentary about the fine line between empowerment, choice, and manipulation. I thought this would be more focused on younger girls like the 12-year old (who, btw, would be 21 by now), but it showed stories of two other women... I was mostly interested in the young girl's story as things are so different than I was at that age in the 90s. Sex scared me quite a bit until I was in college. TBH I don't see why they…
Many of the views in this doc are already addressed by intersectional, egalitarian feminism and have been since the 90s with the 3rd wave. 2nd wave feminism (the viewpoints are highly visible in this documentary) is antiquated and is no longer relevant to this day and age. Frankly, there is no need for a separate movement to address all the same things that feminism addresses. During the mid-nineties to early aughts, feminism became much more concerned with intersectionalism--including women of…
I watched this because I read about the origin story: The author of the book this is based on is a woman using a male name as a pseudonym. She wrote it on a bet from a friend that women cannot write erotica as well as men do. Well, I guess she included every single filthy thing she could think of (including rape and other fetishes) and she had a hit.
I would not call this "the 50 Shades of…