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Six Warnings About the Film Fifty Shades of Grey

Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D. | Posted 02.19.2015 | Women
Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D.

Fans defend the film as providing fun, pure fantasy and a community, but as a couples counselor, sex therapist, and teen advisor for decades, I worry about take-away messages from the movie. Here are my warnings.

Kristen Stewart Is Really 'F**king Proud' Of 'Twilight'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment

"The Twilight Saga" might not have the best critical reputation, but that doesn't mean Kristen Stewart thinks it was a failure in any way. "I mean,...

Why I'll Take Red Roses Over The Red Room Of Pain Any Day

Jill Robbins | Posted 02.13.2015 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

I love Valentine's Day. I am not much of a hearts and flowers, schmoopy romantic kinda girl but I'll admit, I like a dedicated day to be silly and celebrate love with my man.

What Readers of Fifty Shades of Grey Want Their Male Partners to Learn From the Movie (If They Agree to Go See It)

Sari Eckler Cooper | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment
Sari Eckler Cooper

With the premiere of Fifty Shades the movie widely anticipated this Valentine's Day, I think it's important to look at what heterosexual men can learn about what women are seeking in the fantasy that is Christian Grey.

6 Things That Have Happened Since 'Twilight' Premiered 6 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment

We know you're out there somewhere, Twi-hards -- and if you are, you're going to want to read this. It's been six years since Kristen Stewart, Rob...

Kristen Stewart Brings Camp X-Ray to the Forum Film Festival

Annette Insdorf | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Stewart's commitment to this independent drama -- and her appearance in front of hundreds of law school students Tuesday -- seems far from the "celebrity headlines" she often elicits.

'Twilight' Is Back In The Most Unlikely Way

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment

Two years after we thought "Twilight" was over for good, Lionsgate and series author Stephenie Meyer announced plans to find five aspiring female dire...

Actress Andrea Powell of Ender's Game Talks About Her Work With Cancer Research and is Asked to Share a Secret -- Part II

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

In Part I of this interview we discussed Andrea's horrifying yet wonderful audition for Ender's Game and other delicious details about her life including her recent trip to Iceland with her husband of 20 years and her Cherokee Indian family history.

Actress Andrea Powell of Ender's Game and Twilight Talks About Her Horrifying Yet Wonderful Audition -- Part I

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

There's living life and then there's living life to its fullest. Actress Andrea Powell somehow manages both and keeps the same 24-hours-a-day time schedule as the rest of us!

How Women Can Save the World by Telling Epic Stories in the Movies

Govindini Murty | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

As female filmmakers, we've been told to accept small stories, low budgets, and modest expectations. But what if we have much larger visions? What if we want to make blockbuster movies with heroines who are full of valor, keen intelligence, and a desire to change the world?

Lights, Camera, Vacation: 5 Top TV and Movie Locations for Teens

MiniTime | Posted 10.29.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Murray Close) A ballpark, a zoo, an amusement park--any of them can attract new visitors to small town or city. But these days, having some z...

Vampires and Sex Toys... La Dolce Vita

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 06.25.2013 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

My BFF and I staggered out of the movie, wandering aimlessly up and down a few streets before we found ourselves walking into a lingerie shop. Well, we thought it was a lingerie shop.

The Good News/Bad News About Oz: The Great and Powerful's Complicated Gender Issues

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.11.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The women of Oz: The Great and Powerful may have serious issues in how they are written and presented, but at least Oz: The Great and Powerful has women (plural) in it at all.

On the Coming Blockbuster Tent-pole Gender Divide...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 04.13.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If you've been paying attention to the various trailers being unleashed in the wake of Breaking Dawn -- Part 2 last November, you'll notice a fevered pitch by the studios to plant their flag in the sand in the newest 'hot' sub-genre.

52 books, 52 weeks, Week 3: Hopeless

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

While Sky's obsession with how good-looking Holder is might draw some comparisons to Bella's yearning for Edward in the Twilight series, Hoover moves her book along at a much faster clip and with a surer pen.

From Bloodthirsty to Sparkly

AnnaKate Pitts | Posted 03.12.2013 | Teen
AnnaKate Pitts

Recently, I have been interested in the evolution of certain things through the course of history. One example I found was the evolution of the vampire novel, beginning with Bram Stoker's "Dracula."

Is Twilight Making Abuse Sexy?

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 02.16.2013 | Books
Vanessa Van Edwards

If you have read or seen any of the Twilight series (don't worry I won't tell anyone) you probably noticed that the story takes some dark and twisted ...

My '2012 LGBT Predictions' Scorecard

Laurence Watts | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

When I published my "10 LGBT Predictions for 2012," my forecasts were met with polite scorn by some. "This sounds like a wish-list more than predictions," was just one of the comments left by readers, so is with no small degree of self-satisfaction that I can now retort, "Oh, ye of little faith!"

Twilight University: You'll Need More Than a Ph.D. to Survive...

Gina Barreca | Posted 01.26.2013 | Comedy
Gina Barreca

Twilight University said they needed new blood, so our heroine took the job.

Wedding Bells?

Posted 11.21.2012 | Weddings

Wish you could be Mrs. Cullen? One 24-year-old woman sure does. She's planning to make Edward Cullen her husband... sort of. Lauren Adkins, a Unive...

Breaking Dawn Part Two: Five Reasons to Be Grateful

Greg Archer | Posted 01.20.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

A winner at the box office last weekend ($141.3 million), no doubt the film has enough legs to last through the holiday season.That said, there are a few things to be grateful for as the film series (finally) wraps up.

OUT WITH A BANG: 'Breaking Dawn Part 2' Takes In Staggering Sum

Posted 11.18.2012 | Entertainment

"Breaking Dawn Part 2," the last film in the "Twilight" series, absolutely dominating the global box office, taking in an astounding $340.9 million in...

The Twilight Cast on the Difficulties of Filming Breaking Dawn 2: "Corneal Rape," Snow Paper Cuts, and Kellan Lutz Getting "A Little Too Big"

Vanity Fair | Posted 01.16.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

"Oh my God, they were beyond annoying," Elizabeth Reaser said of the colored contact lenses they all wore.

Why the Twilight Saga Film Franchise Mattered

Scott Mendelson | Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Oh sure we may see spin-offs, reboots (probably in a different medium) and/or quasi-sequels in some form or another, but the five-part Edward/Bella saga will come to its apparent climax.

4 Ways To Get Married Like Edward And Bella

www.sheknows.com | Posted 11.13.2012 | Weddings

When Edward and Bella finally tied the knot in Breaking Dawn — Part 1, even the most stoic Twi-hards shed a tear. If walking down the aisle is in y...