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Trailer Watch: New Promo for ’50 Shades of Grey’ Offers a Different Kind of Lady Porn

Trailer Watch: New Promo for '50 Shades of Grey' Offers a Different Kind of Lady Porn

Sex sells, but romance does too. 

We wrote previously that 50 Shades of Grey "sets out to satisfy a basic human desire: to watch two very attractive people go at each other." 

But a new spot for director Sam Taylor-Johnson’s R-rated movie implies that it’ll be another kind of lady porn: the fantasy that the love of the right woman will make a bad boy into a good guy. Sure, it’s pure wish-fulfillment, but so is Superman, James Bond, and every movie pairing that casts fiftysomething actors with thirtysomething love interests

Tickets are already on sale for Fifty Shades of Grey, which opens Valentine’s Day. The film will also screen once at the Berlinale. 

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