Topic: Lifetime Movies

Crushable Quiz: Can You Guess Which Lifetime Movie Title Is Real And Which Is Made Up?

Crushable Quiz: Can You Guess Which Lifetime Movie Title Is Real And Which Is Made Up?

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 »

9 More Crazy Ladies In History Who Should Have Their Own Lifetime Movies

9 More Crazy Ladies In History Who Should Have Their Own 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 yearChristina 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.

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How Did the ‘Reviving Ophelia’ Lifetime Movie Take So Long?

How Did the 'Reviving Ophelia' Lifetime Movie Take So Long?

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 »