Tag: Lifetime

Victoria Gotti: My Father’s Daughter, A Cheap Exercise in Revisionist History

Victoria Gotti’s Victoria Gotti: My Father’s Daughter is an exercise in alternative facts so galling it could be written by Donald Trump. Adapted from Gotti’s 2014 memoir This Family of Mine: What It Was Like Growing Up Gotti, Gotti narrated, co-wrote, and co-produced this loose … Continue reading Victoria Gotti: My Father’s Daughter, A Cheap Exercise in Revisionist History

Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret Surprisingly Tasteful for a Lifetime Murder Movie

I watched Lifetime’s ripped-from-the-mouth-of-Nancy-Grace-circa-2015 murder scandal Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret at the behest of my favorite podcast, My Favorite Murder. (Much like comedian Karen Kilgariff, I too felt that incessant media coverage was enough, but I was wrong!) In 2008 Jodi Arias murdered Travis Alexander … Continue reading Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret Surprisingly Tasteful for a Lifetime Murder Movie

Made-for-TV Movies, Made for Viewers Like Us

Lifetime’s campy, made-for-TV movies are inherently special. They are weird, badly-acted, poorly-written works of outstanding camp craftmanship. We must remember this tonight night when Lifetime airs its disasterpiece, Mother May I Sleep With Danger? a 20th anniversary commemorative remake and sequel of the cult classic film starring … Continue reading Made-for-TV Movies, Made for Viewers Like Us