Two men, three movies, four beers, one hundred fifty shades.
It’s a New Year, but an old episode. Daniel Barnes and Corky McDonnell are still recovering from the holidays, so please enjoy this repeat of our popular Fifty Shades trilogy episode. Back in June, Daniel and Corky reviewed all three of these erotic tales of spousal abuse and revolting consumerism, featuring one of the least likable couples in the history of visual media, in a single session. The hosts drank so much craft beer over the course of the episode that by the end, their sex jeans didn’t fit anymore.
Theatrical release dates:
Fifty Shades of Grey: February 13, 2015
Fifty Shades Darker: February 10, 2017
Fifty Shades Freed: February 9, 2018
This week’s Darer: Heather Smith
Why did Heather dare Daniel and Corky to watch these terrible, terrible movies? “Because what better way to spend an awkward afternoon with your friend than watching a badly acted, poor quality plot/storyline, Red Shoe Diaries knockoff? Make sure to drink lots of alcohol to wash away the bad taste. I’m so sorry.”
Fifty Shades of Grey: 25 Rotten Tomatoes; 46 Metacritic
Fifty Shades Darker: 11 Rotten Tomatoes; 33 Metacritic
Fifty Shades Freed: 12 Rotten Tomatoes; 31 Metacritic
Box office performances:
Fifty Shades of Grey: $571 million worldwide gross ($40 million production budget)
Fifty Shades Darker: $377 million worldwide gross ($55 million production budget)
Fifty Shades Freed: $371 million worldwide gross ($55 million production budget)
This week’s referenced movies: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy; Blade Runner; Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; Glengarry Glen Ross; After Dark, My Sweet; At Close Range; The Snowman; Don’t Look Now; Eyes Wide Shut; The Silence of the Lambs; Crocodile Dundee; Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!; The Godfather; Aloha; Hard Ticket to Hawaii; The Graduate; The Identical
Ratings for Fifty Shades of Grey: Daniel – Dare; Corky – Double Dare
Ratings for Fifty Shades Darker: Daniel – Double Dare; Corky – Double Dare
Ratings for Fifty Shades Freed: Daniel – Double Dare; Corky – Double Dare
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