Nineteen Shades Of Grey By Sam Taylor

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In February 13, 2015 many book readers were anxiously waiting for the release of “Fifty Shades of Grey” the movie. Fifty Shades of Grey is a series of books adapted into a movie. This movie was directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and produced by E.L James, Dana Brunetti, and Michael De Luca. The music composer of Fifty Shades of Grey is Danny Elfman. Danny Elfman is a well know composer and songwriter that has produced many soundtracks. In the film Fifty Shades of Grey a young student name Anastasia Steele goes to interview with Christian Grey and discovers that he is full of mysteries. Throughout the movie Anastasia discovers that Christian likes to have everything under control, including her. During the movie they start a relationship, which …show more content…

In the scene when Anastasia and Christian are having sexual intercourse the composer plays crazy in love. The characters themselves did not play the song they were not aware it is playing in the background. The song was added to enhance the scene. The song “Crazy in Love” was released in 2003 by Beyoncé and her husband Jay- Z. “Crazy in love” was Beyoncé’s first number one single in the United States. However, for the movie Fifty Shades of Grey Beyoncé created a remix to her single to make an adaptation for the red room scene. Sam Taylor-Johnson the director of Fifty Shades of Grey was trying to convey passion with the song “Crazy in Love”. The music in the red room makes everyone feel excited and sexual. The director tries to make his audience interact with the scene by trying to make his audience feel the same passion Anastasia and Christian are feeling. He is also trying to create more success to his film, by having a popular song like “Crazy in Love” in his film it would promote the scene/movie. The song choice was an excellent way to convey passion to the audience. It gives the audience that sexual passion between Christian and Anastasia are having in the scene. With “Crazy in Love” playing in the background while they are having sexual intercourse, it shows that Anastasia is enjoying every second of it. If you watch the scene without the music it shows something a different scene.

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