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A Lifetime Roundup

It’s the week of Comic-Con and I’ve got stuff to do. It sounds to me like it’s time for everyone to learn a few lessons about life, taught by the network who took that as their name. That’s right. It’s … Continue reading

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Yakmala: Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?

No one movie exemplifies the Lifetime brand in the popular imagination more than the 1996 thriller/melodrama/Tori Spelling vehicle Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? But like any great story, the facts have gotten muddled along the way. The most important … Continue reading

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Lifetime Theater: Amish Grace

Certain things are intrinsically funny. Marching bands. Things getting trapped in wells. The Amish. By that metric, the funniest thing in the world would be an Amish marching band trapped down a well. I’ll stand by that. So when Mrs. … Continue reading

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Lifetime Theater: Liz & Dick

Maybe the most damaging thing to the Lifetime brand is that every Lifetime movie looks, well, Lifetimey. The oversaturated colors, the wide frames, the sunlight streaming in through a McMansion’s palatial windows, and even the fortysomething actress who’s been forced … Continue reading

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A Lifetime Roundup

It’s the week after Comic-Con and I’m still recovering. It sounds to me like it’s time for everyone to learn a few lessons about life, taught by the network who took that as their name. That’s right. It’s time for … Continue reading

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Lifetime Theater: A Deadly Adoption

There’s an element of hubris in my reviewing Lifetime’s most recent release, A Deadly Adoption. By the time this post is published, more virtual ink will be spilled over this than any Lifetime movie ever. Yet I’ve carved out a … Continue reading

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An Axe to Grind: Episode 6

Justin and Erik take on Lifetime’s “The Lizzie Borden Chronicles” in a weekly podcast about murder, bloodspray and costume porn. Week six sees the resolution of the majority the plotlines … almost as though this was meant to be the … Continue reading

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