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  1. Box-Office Preview: 'Fifty Shades' to Stay No. 1, Races Past $100M in U.S.

    12:03 pm PST 02/19/2015
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    A trio of smaller films enter the fray over Oscar weekend — 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2,' 'The DUFF' and Kevin Costner sports drama 'McFarland, USA.' READ MORE

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  2. It's No Longer Just a "Fanboy" World for Imax: Exhibitor Taking More Risks

    7:48 am PST 02/19/2015
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    Expect more alternative programming like 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'American Sniper' during shoulder periods, says the giant-screen exhibitor. READ MORE

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  3. N.Y. Republicans Use 'Fifty Shades' to Mock Mayor de Blasio's Relationship With Al Sharpton

    11:00 am PST 02/18/2015
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    "The point is to depict Al Sharpton as someone who has an undue amount of control over the mayor — and he does," a spokesman for the state GOP said. READ MORE

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  4. The Sexiest Songs Streamed by 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Fans

    1:21 pm PST 02/17/2015
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    Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do" tops user-generated playlists on Spotify. READ MORE

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  5. Drive-In Showing 'Fifty Shades' Next to 'SpongeBob' Movie

    10:57 am PST 02/17/2015
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    Families seeing the film about Nickelodeon's popular yellow sponge can reportedly also glimpse the BDSM action going on during Universal's R-rated title. READ MORE

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  6. Oscars: 'Unbroken' Sound Editor Opens Up About Angelina Jolie's Directing Style

    8:00 am PST 02/17/2015
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    Becky Sullivan also happens to be the only female nominated this year in her category: "I have two daughters thrilled they can see Mom doing this." READ MORE

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  7. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Posts Biggest Non-3D Russian Opening

    6:42 am PST 02/17/2015
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    The movie was also celebrated as Universal's biggest opening in Russia. READ MORE

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  8. 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Three Women Arrested for Attacking Man During Screening

    7:59 pm PST 02/16/2015
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    The alleged incident took place on Valentine's Day. READ MORE

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  9. 'Fifty Shades' Release Canceled in United Arab Emirates (Report)

    11:12 am PST 02/16/2015
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    Distributors choose not to release the film after censors recommended 35 minutes of cuts. READ MORE

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  10. Italy Box Office: 'Fifty Shades' Sets Opening Record

    7:29 am PST 02/16/2015
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    The VM14-rated film pulled in $9.1 million. READ MORE

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  11. Japan Box Office: 'Fifty Shades' Opens in Fifth, 'Big Hero 6' Passes $70 Million

    3:16 am PST 02/16/2015
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    Without a strong fan base for EL James' books, Sam Taylor-Johnson's film struggles to make its mark. READ MORE

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  12. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Star Dakota Johnson to Host 'SNL'

    7:54 pm PST 02/15/2015
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    This has been a very big weekend for the actress. READ MORE

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  13. 'Fifty Shades' Scores Biggest Opening in History for a Female Director

    2:23 pm PST 02/15/2015
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    British filmmaker and artist Sam Taylor-Johnson steered the film adaptation of EL James' steamy novel. READ MORE

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  14. 'Fifty Shades' Box Office: Country-by-Country Breakdown

    11:04 am PST 02/15/2015
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    The film adaptation of EL James' risque novel nabs $158 million offshore, the biggest launch of all time for an R-rated movie. READ MORE

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  15. Final Box Office: 'Fifty Shades' Ties Up Record $94.4M Debut in U.S.

    7:43 am PST 02/15/2015
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    'Kingsman: The Secret Service' also exceeds expectations in North America with $42 million; globally, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has already grossed $266.4 million. READ MORE

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  16. Rupert Murdoch Mocks 'Fifty Shades' Audience: "Middle-Aged Women's Groups"

    4:58 pm PST 02/14/2015
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    He wasn't about to let the Universal film enjoy its huge opening weekend without a few jabs. READ MORE

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  17. 'Fifty Shades of Grey': A Dominatrix's View (Guest Column)

    2:01 pm PST 02/14/2015
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    "Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey is a combination of Dexter Morgan and David Hasselhoff," says Lady Velvet Steel, a professional dominatrix in Berlin. READ MORE

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  18. Dakota Johnson Defends 'Fifty Shades:' It Doesn't Promote Abuse

    12:43 pm PST 02/13/2015
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    In an interview with Digital Spy, Johnson says she doesn't see her character as a "weak, submissive victim." READ MORE

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  19. Box Office Dominatrix: 'Fifty Shades' Nabs $30.2M Friday for Record $80M-Plus Debut

    7:04 am PST 02/13/2015
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    Colin Firth's 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' is no slouch either; 'American Sniper' crossing $300 million in North America. READ MORE

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  20. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' 'Kingsman' and More

    6:30 am PST 02/13/2015
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    Read what THR's critics are saying about the Anna Kendrick-starring musical 'The Last Five Years' and the David Cross-directed ensemble comedy 'Hits.' READ MORE

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  21. Domestic Abuse Activists Protest at London 'Fifty Shades' Premiere

    4:32 am PST 02/13/2015
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    The U.K. group claims that the books, and therefore the film, are offensive to those who have been abused. READ MORE

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