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Lifetime Movie Lizzie Borden Took An Ax Was One Giant ‘MUAHAHAHA’

Lifetime Movie Lizzie Borden Took An Ax Was One Giant 'MUAHAHAHA'

If you were to transcribe the new Lifetime movie Lizzie Borden Took An Ax, no matter what utensil you used, your hand would just involuntarily write MUAHAHAHA over and over again for page after page. Oh, except in the middle you would just write ZZZZZZZZZZZZ, because that was when all the dull courtroom drama happened. So it was an evil drawn-out cackle with a nap in the middle. 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 year. That got me to thinking about other “crazy ladies” (as Lifetime would see it) in history whose stories are perfect for the Lifetime treatment. So I did a little research into notorious women from decades and centuries past and chose nine whose stories would make great TV movies. More »

Video Gallery: The Best Of Thanksgiving Disaster Movies

Video Gallery: The Best Of Thanksgiving Disaster Movies

Are you guys excited for Thursday? It’s National Everyone Have a Panic Attack Day! (More commonly known as Thanksgiving.) To get yourself prepared for an evening of dry turkey and probing inquiries as to when, exactly, you’re going to settle down and pop out some grandkids, here are some movies featuring Thanksgiving catastrophes that are sure to be worse than anything you’ll experience this week. More »

Ladies Be Filmin’: Pan Am

Ladies Be Filminâ: Pan Am

Pan Am follows a flight crew on the eponymous airline: stewardesses (they wouldn’t become flight attendants for twenty years) bohemian Maggie (Christina Ricci), spy (!) Kate (Kelli Garner), runaway bride Laura (Margot Robbie), and sexually adventurous Colette (Karine Vanesse), sunny captain Dean (Mike Vogel), and crew Ted (Michael Mosley), and Sanjeev (Kal Parekh), as they fly a new plane’s maiden voyage from New York to London. More »

16 Former Child Actors Who Made it to Adulthood Without Imploding

16 Former Child Actors Who Made it to Adulthood Without Imploding

Child acting is a tenuous thing. It’s difficult to tell when actors are very young whether or not they’ve actually got talent, and sometimes, being exposed to the Hollywood life at an early age can do weird things to a person. But for every one that implodes (I’m looking at you, Lindsay Lohan) or falls into obscurity (Jake Lloyd, much?), there’s also one that manages to make the transition from child to adult actor. It’s not always seamless, and sometimes there are demons to fight; but a lot of them do come out just fine on the other side. Here are 16 of our favorites. More »

Video Gallery: The Best Of Thanksgiving Disaster Movies

Video Gallery: The Best Of Thanksgiving Disaster Movies

Are you guys excited for Thursday? It’s National Everyone Have a Panic Attack Day! (More commonly known as Thanksgiving.) To get yourself prepared for an evening of dry turkey and probing inquiries as to when, exactly, you’re going to settle down and pop out some grandkids, here are some movies featuring Thanksgiving catastrophes that are sure to be worse than anything you’ll experience this week. More »

Crush This: Fall TV Season’s Official Kickoff

Crush This: Fall TV Season's Official Kickoff

Welcome to Crush This, your weekly guide to what’s new in movies, music and TV. We’ve navigated the inner reaches of our entertainment-obsessed brains in search of all the pop culture landscape has to offer. We’re finally over our Labor Day hangover, and settling into this crazy new season called fall. The best thing about fall? New seasons of our favorite television shows premiere, along with new shows altogether, like Top Chef: Just Desserts and Boardwalk Empire. More »