You’d have to be living under a rock not to have experienced the ubiquitous hype surrounding the recent Valentine’s Day release of Fifty Shades of Grey, the film adaptation of E.L. James’s erotic novel of the same name.
Maybe you’re of the camp that sees Christian Grey as a brooding, romantic figure to fantasize about. Maybe you see Fifty Shades as disgusting, misogynistic trash that glorifies troublesome (but all too relevant) horrors like domestic abuse, stalking, and brainwashing. Whichever camp you hail from, it’s more than a little likely that you have strong opinions about the film, the characters, and the way the storyline addresses certain themes.
That’s exactly why I was intrigued when I first caught wind of Michael Matteo Rossi’s Misogynist.
Misogynist has been described by writer/director Rossi as “the antidote to Fifty Shades of Grey