The Success of 50 Shades of Grey: An Analysis (with a bonus self-mental evaluation!)


50 Shades of Grey is getting a movie. I’m sure this is nothing surprising to those of you who have used the internet in the last couple of years, but I feel it’s a good start to this entry. I will repeat now for emphasis:

Shades. Of. Grey. Is. Getting. A. Movie.

And as far as I am aware, it will not be airing in any “adult” theaters.

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I swear I’m not crazy!: Shutter Island Review


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I wanted to do a Print vs. Film for this, I really really did. I love comparing books and movies, and that was the whole reason I’d even read Shutter Island to begin with. A friend of mine forced me to watch the movie quite a while back (to be honest, I had no interest in it when it came out), and immediately after I decided to read the book. Some of you may even remember a post I did a while back involving it.

Now I’m sure you’re astute enough to figure out why I can’t compare the two, but for the sake of stating the obvious, I’ll tell you: They’re nearly identical. There are hardly any changes between the two, and trying to compare them would be like trying to compare white and ivory. Wait, those are different?

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