So , this is one of Aℓℓ of our top favorite books ever and most definitely a top favorite of the three in the trilogy but this movie, i'm sorry, just didn't do it justice. The movie wasn't awful don't get me wrong, we Aℓℓ still watched it more than once in the movie theaters but it didn't catch the essence of what Darker was really suppose to be. They tried to fit so much so they forgot to have the big moments and climax actually mean something and have feeling behind it. The first hour or so was pretty good but the biggest disappointment was probably when Christian goes submissive, it was so sub par and no emotion, which I don't think was the actors fault at Aℓℓ as I believe they are both very good at playing these parts. It was the script for that scene. The book made my heart ache when this happens, it made me actually cry and feel horrible and like my heart was in two, in the movie people were laughing and they didn't even understand what was happening. I was almost dumb founded at how awful they wrote this scene out, at this point I was wondering, did I read a different book? Was there another version of this scene I some how missed because this movie totally missed that part for me. I don't know, we were Aℓℓ just totally disappointed with how this movie came out and we are just hoping the third one is much much better! I will re read the books again so that I can just have that image in mind!