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You knew it was, er, coming eventually, but now we’ve been handed official word that there will indeed be an unrated version of Fifty Shades of Grey arriving this May 1, when the film hits Digital HD, and then on May 8 when the DVD, Blu-ray and On Demand options become available. 

“Oh, but kind sir — didn’t you say something about… Continue reading How to Watch an Unrated Version of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. Fifty Shades of Grey – $ 23.2 million ($ 130.0 million total)

2. Kingsman: The Secret Service – $ 17.0 million ($ 67.1 million total)

3. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water – $ 15.5 million ($ 125.1 million total)

4. McFarland USA – $ 11.3 million ($ 11.3

“Fifty Shades of Grey” was already on track for a huge box office haul, but the S&M-tinged book adaptation exceeded prognosticators’ wildest expectations, breaking several records along the way.

After the four-day holiday weekend, “Fifty Shades” is estimated to have pulled in $ 94.4 million domestically, a whopping total that far outpaces the previous four-day holiday weekend champ, “Valentine’s Day,” which nabbed $ 63.1 million back… Continue reading 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Shatters Box Office Records Over Holiday Weekend

It’s time to get in the mood. Not only is Valentine’s Day this weekend, but a very suitable new movie opens on Friday. Fifty Shades of Grey is sure to be the most popular romantic feature ever released for the lovers’ holiday, likely edging out current champion (and too-on-the-nose-titled) Valentine’s Day.

Fifty Shades has already broken pre-sale records for an R-rated movie at… Continue reading Watch: The Greatest Makeout Scenes, Plus: 50 Things You Need to Know About 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

While we wait to see how Chris Pratt really trained velociraptors in Jurassic World, here’s a little animated parody of the concept (via Geek Tyrant):

Graphic designer Matt Needle has made a series of prints for Best Picture nominees, including the one for Whiplash below. Visit his site for more, all of which… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Lego Trailer, Weird Al's 'Whiplash' Parody and More