Cinderella (movie)

'Fifty Shades of Grey' can't work out all its kinks, reviews say

The common gripe when a bestseller heads to the big screen is that the book is always better than the movie, but E.L. James' massively popular erotic page-turner "Fifty Shades of Grey" is a special case. Even devotees of the novel concede that its appeal has more to do with titillating sex scenes than finely drawn characters or expertly crafted language.

Now director Sam Taylor-Johnson's cinematic adaptation has arrived, starring Jamie Dornan as kinky billionaire Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson as mousy love interest Anastasia Steele. According to reviews, the film is in many ways a smarter if tamer entertainment than James' original, but it's hardly enough to set pulses...