The Christian Alternative to Fifty Shades of Grey Promotes Chivalry Over Kink


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Christians love a good boycott, but what they love even more than that is a media alternative to promote as part of their boycott. Rik Swartzwelder (writer, director, and romantic lead) is giving them just that with his film Old Fashioned.

By Hännah EttingerFriendly Atheist

According to an interview with Variety, the film (which will be released on Valentines Day, the same day as Fifty Shades of Grey) is:

“A story that, without apology, explores the possibility of a higher standard in relationships; yet, is also fully aware of just how fragile we all are and doesn’t seek to heap guilt upon those of us that have made mistakes.”

Swartzwelder plays a former frat boy and Elizabeth Ann Roberts will portray a free-spirited woman. The tagline is “Chivalry makes a comeback.”

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