'50 Shades' First Reviews Are 'Hot,' 'Lackluster' & Everything in Between

fifty shades of grey christian grey anastasia steeleWe're just two days away (or just a few hours for all you lucky midnight viewers) from the premiere of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. And while we're eagerly awaiting our own screening, a select group of fans, media outlets, and, well, Kim Kardashian have all had a sneak peek of the movie. And the reviews? Completely divided.


From claims that "most viewers will be seeking a safe word" just to escape the movie theater to massive praise for Dakota Johnson's acting, the film has drawn its fair share of criticisms and applause.

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And here, ladies and gentlemen, are excerpts from some of the best first-look reviews:

Are you excited for the film? How do you think it will compare to the book?


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