Lifetime is premiering a new movie this weekend called The Girl He Met Online. When I first read the title, all I could think was that I’d already watched it. I quickly realized that’s because I’ve already seen three other movies with the phrase “Met Online” in their titles. As we’ve already established, Lifetime movie titles are extremely predictable, to the point where it seems the people who name them only have about ten words in their vocabulary, including the necessary pronouns and articles. More
Topic: Lifetime Movies
Lizzie Borden Took An Ax premieres this Saturday night on Lifetime, following the network’s trend of cramming all their high-profile movies into the beginning of the year. Christina Ricci is playing the title character, a Massachusetts woman who was tried and acquitted for murdering her father and stepmother with an ax in the 19th century. The case continues to be theorized about to this day, but based on the title and promos, Lifetime seems to be of the opinion that Lizzie totally did it.
Because nothing is sexier than murder. More
Gina Gershon’s impressive transformation into Donatella Versace required a lot of high heels, wig tape, and a whole lot of cigarettes. More
In case you didn’t know the Lifetime original movie House of Versace will involve fashion, they’ve made sure to have a lot of sewing needles drop sporadically throughout this extended preview. And oh yeah, Gina Gershon as Donatella Versace! More
Let’s unwind after a long week by remembering Lifetime’s most recent biopic fiascos. More
Reviving Ophelia, Dr. Mary Pipher’s hugely successful pop psychology book about young women, identity, and body image, came out when I was in high school. As a result, there were reading and discussion groups at many high schools like mine, and the book was still on reading lists when I was in college. The book is in its sixth or seventh reprinting, which only shows its enduring popularity and the fact that many of the issues raised by the book are still relevant to young women and their families. Which is why I have to ask – how the hell did it take this long to get turned into a Lifetime movie? More