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The Surprisingly Feminist Fifty Shades Darker Scene We Should All Be Discussing

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The new movie Fifty Shades Darker hit theaters this weekend to reviews that would make Anastasia Steele herself say, “Oh jeez.” An “unintentional comedic masterpiece,”said Vox. “Almost bad enough to recommend,” according to The New York Times. Glamour’s own Lizzie Logan called it, “Plotless”—and she was kind of a fan!

So maybe the second big-screen adaptation in author E.L. James’s BDSM romance trilogy won’t be up for any Oscars—but the movie is far from a punishing session in the Red Room of Pain. In fact, Fifty Shades Darker is both titillating and progressive for a mainstream blockbuster, thanks to not one, but two occasions in which Christian Grey performs oral sex on Ana.

Rest assured, the film delivers on the kinky sex: There are hot spankings, blindfolds, restraints, and Anastasia’s first time wearing ben wa balls. Similar sex acts earned the first 50 Shades of Grey film an R rating from the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) back in 2015. But films that show women receiving oral sex from men have, in the past, almost universally received the dreaded NC-17 rating. Yet somehow, Fifty Shades Darker received an R rating as well.

The distinction between an R rating and an NC-17 is significant. As mpaa.org explains, an R rating means children age 17 and under can attend the film with an “accompanying parent or adult guardian.” An NC-17 rating means “no one 17 and under” can be admitted into the film—period. That creates less of an incentive for theaters to distribute the movie, and can be the difference of millions of dollars in profits for studios. MTV’s Kat Rosenfeld called the NC-17 rating “the box office kiss of death”—so much so that production companies have been known to edit out the questionable sex scenes in order to achieve an R rating rather than an NC-17. If cunnilingus is unfairly stigmatized, as some argue it is, that means the MPAA’s rating can have a direct effect on how audiences around the world are seeing women’s sexual pleasure portrayed onscreen.

The MPAA has been accused of rating films that depict male-on-female and female-on-female oral sex more strictly than it rates scenes in which a woman goes down on a man and even scenes that depict sexual violence. An infamous example is Blue Valentine, the 2010 film starring Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling as a husband and wife whose marriage is unraveling. In the movie, the couple spends the night together in a seedy hotel and Gosling’s character goes down on his wife. The film’s producer, Harvey Weinstein, told Entertainment Weekly that Blue Valentine initially got saddled with an NC-17 based on that scene alone. (The MPAA did not comment to EW on the matter.)

Weinstein clapped back at what he perceived as a cunnilingus-related contradiction. “How did Piranha 3D get an R and Blue Valentine gets an NC-17?” he asked EW, referring to a horror film from the same year. “It’s ridiculous—a penis got coughed up in the movie by a piranha!” Gosling spoke out about the injustice, too. “I was very confused…” the actor told NPR. “I was told it’s because my character performs oral sex on his wife, and I thought, ‘There’s plenty of movies with men receiving oral sex from women with R ratings.’ It seemed like a double standard. On top of that, it seemed like there are horror movies that are, like, torture-porn that are R-rated.”

Weinstein was successful in having Blue Valentine’s NC-17 rating changed to an R, after making a case to the Classification and Ratings Appeals Board. But it wasn’t the first, or the last, time a film with a woman receiving oral sex received a stricter rating.

In fact, what’s confusing about the MPAA ratings is how inconsistently they’ve been applied over the years. The 1993 movie What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? earned a PG-13 rating, despite a scene in which Johnny Depp’s character receives oral sex from a woman. The 1999 film Boys Don’t Cry, in which Hilary Swank’s character goes down on Chloe Sevigny (off-screen), earned an R rating. The 2010 film Black Swan got an R rating, even though it contains a scene in which Mila Kunis’s character goes down on Natalie Portman. The 2013 film Lovelace—about adult film actress Linda Lovelace, star of the first mainstream porno Deep Throat—earned just an R rating. (In Lovelace, Amanda Seyfried’s title character performs feats of oral sex on one man and is repeatedly physically and sexually abused by her husband and other men.) The director of Charlie Countryman edited out a scene of a man performing oral sex on a woman in order to have its initial NC-17 rating reduced to an R—but that same year, the 2013 film Blue is the Warmest Color earned an NC-17 rating, apparently due to its depiction of lesbian sex.

Now, four years later, Fifty Shades Darker has not one but two scenes depicting male-on-female oral sex (and ben wa balls! and all that spanking!) and still earns a reasonably temperate R rating. Does this mean the MPAA is loosening up on going down? Have the repeated call-outs at their inconsistency and hypocrisy worked? Hard to say, but those of us who want to see a woman’s sexual pleasure depicted as freely on screen as a man’s aren’t complaining about the MPAA’s mysterious ways—at least in this instance.

For now, let’s make like Anastasia Steele: Just lay back and enjoy it.

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New ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Trailer Is Naughtier Than The First, Jamie Dornan And Dakota Johnson’s Sexiest Moments

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Need some more S&M in your life? Fifty Shades Darker debuted its second official trailer this week and it couldn’t have been naughtier. What were some of the sexiest moments between Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson?

According to Us Magazine, the trailer starts with Christian Grey trying to win back Anastasia Steele by asking her out to dinner. Ana is hesitant to go out with Christian, but eventually agrees to grab a bite to eat with the billionaire, saying, “Yes, I will have dinner with you because I’m hungry, but we are only talking and that is it.”

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Coming Soon: Experience Fifty Shades Darker Through Virtual Reality

Grab the nearest brown paper bag. This news might induce hyper ventilating.

With the release of Fifty Shades Darker now looming closer than ever, fans of the hot and heavy book-to-cinema franchise are eager to know every detail surrounding the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey.

While early September brought the tantalizing first look at the drama starring Dakota Johnsonand Jamie Dornan, soon audiences will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with their most intimate moments.

Director James Foley revealed Friday virtual reality technology is being utilized to bring Fifty Shades Darker to life, Deadline reports.

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“Yeah, there’s marketing materials for behind-the scenes [of Fifty Shades Darker], where after we finished shooting for the day, the actors would stay over and VR people would re-create a facsimile of the scene,” Foley told audience members during a VR event on the Paramount Pictures lot.

Further specifics of the project were not disclosed, but we can only imagine the hype to get a taste of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey’s romance will only increase tenfold once it’s released.

Until then, check out the first trailer for Fifty Shades Darker above and start prepping your eyeballs for what’s sure to be a wild ride into their BDSM-filled reality!

Fifty Shades Darker returns to the big screen ahead of Valentine’s Day 2017.

(E! and Focus Features are both members of the NBCUniversal family.)

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‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Movie Update: Jamie Dornan Admits to Feeling Uncomfortable Doing Sex Scenes With Dakota Johnson

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LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 12: Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan attend the UK Premiere of ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ at Odeon Leicester Square on February 12, 2015 in London, England. (Photo : Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

“Fifty Shades Darker” movie has recently found its new director after Sam Taylor-Johnson decided to drop out of the franchise.

While things seem to be going on smoothly for the “Fifty Shades of Grey” sequel, there is an ongoing debate on whether or not the sequel should do more sex scenes to keep the fans’ interest going.

Should James Foley take a risk and have Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson do more sex scenes in the upcoming movie?

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‘Fifty Shades Darker’: 4 Scenes From E.L. James’ Book That Should Be In The Movie

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(Photo : Twitter/FiftyShadesOfGrey) Which scenes from E.L. James’ “Fifty Shades Darker” should be in the film starring Dakota Johnson?

Fifty Shades Darker” will be released in two more years, but fans are already speculating on what will happen to Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) and Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson).

Unfortunately, since E.L. James’ entire book cannot be squeezed into its film adaptation, here are the 4 scenes that we believe should be part of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” sequel.

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‘Fifty Shades Darker’ & Nudity: Will Jamie Dornan Go Full Frontal?

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“Fifty Shades Darker” may contain more uncut sex scenes and may show more skin.

Movie News Guide suggests that the new film might include more uncut sex scenes especially after fans were disappointed by the way the sex scenes in the first installment were portrayed.

While “Fifty Shades of Grey” made well over $100 million, the sex scenes were criticized for being more on style and glamour and less raw as audiences expected.

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‘Fifty Shades Darker Movie’ News: Release Date Moved Because Of Jamie Dornan’s Wife, Actor Falling For Dakota Johnson?

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Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to the movie Fifty Shades Of Grey, movie fans would have to wait awhile before they can watch anew the sequel to the highly-successful and highly-sexed adaptation of the E.L. James novel, read by almost all women all over the world.

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Will There be Longer Sex Scenes in ‘Fifty Shades Darker’? Spoilers, Release Date, Cast, Plot & Rumors Here!

LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 12: Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan attend the UK Premiere of ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ at Odeon Leicester Square on February 12, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images) (Photo : Ian Gavan / Staff)

If the staff at Movie Pilot would have their way, “Fifty Shades Darker” should have longer, more intense sex scenes.

A piece from Peter Flynn suggested that the franchise should present sex closer to real life where “sex is not scored by Beyonce.”

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‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Movie ‘More Explicit’? R-21 Rating Given? [Rumors]

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Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson’s scorching shower sex in ‘Fifty Shades Darker.’

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“Fifty Shades Darker” rumors just got hotter.

The upcoming sequel to “Fifty Shades of Grey” is believed to have an R-21 Rating. Could there be more revealing and sexier scenes between Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele?

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‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Cast News & Spoilers: Fans Enraged At Henry Cavill For Hinting He Could Play Jack Hyde?

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SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 11: Actor Henry Cavill from ‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ attends the Warner Bros. presentation during Comic-Con International 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center on July 11, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo : Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

“Fifty Shades Darker” fans are reportedly enraged after they learned that “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” actor Henry Cavill recently “lied” about playing Jack Hyde in the sequel.

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