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Trailer Watch: ’50 Shades of Grey’ is Proud Lady Porn

Trailer Watch: '50 Shades of Grey' is Proud Lady Porn

With over 1.5 million views already, it appears that the people have spoken: audiences want sex back on the big screen. 

The last decade has witnessed the disappearance of once-ubiquitous sex scenes in adult dramas, and with them, the vanishing of the entire genre of Hollywood erotica like 9 1/2 Weeks and Unfaithful

Call it lady-porn if you wish (though there were of course men in the audience), but Fifty Shades of Grey sets out to satisfy a basic human desire: to watch two very attractive people go at each other. 

The new trailer for the sensual romance, starring (the gorgeous) Dakota Johnson as an adventurous plain Jane and Jamie Dornan as the handsome millionaire who makes her his new sexual obsession, is calculated for pure wish fulfillment (not unlike, say, 99% of all action movies). Your mileage may vary, but give me this over yet another Nicholas Sparks any day. 

Written by Kelly Marcel and directed by Sam-Taylor Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey opens Valentine’s Day 2015.

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