Netflix 5: Lifetime Movies for Your Lazy Saturday

My love of the LMN genre is well documented on this site. There’s nothing like turning your brain down to 1 and watching a parade of marginally pretty people do really dumb things, or formerly famous actors tackle lurid true crime tales while you lump around on the couch. It’s easy. It’s comforting. It goes well with a glass of white wine and some Twizzlers. Read More Netflix 5: Lifetime Movies for Your Lazy Saturday

Movies I’m Weirdly Obsessed With: Wish Upon a Star

Remember when Katherine Heigl wasn’t an often maligned TV star/rom-com maven? Remember when the Disney Channel had TV movies with budgets and plots that befit their low quality, limited audience reach, and very targeted appeal?

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5 More TV Movies to Stream

Our love of Lifetime Movies is well-documented here on Persephone. One of the big losses of my new living abroad lifestyle was the loss of these cheesy, melodramatic, overwrought TV movies, which were a weekend staple at my house. It was to my delight that I discovered a virtual slew of old-school, based-on-a-true-story LMN movies secreted away in the depths of Amazon Prime Instant Viewing. And I was going to let my subscription lapse! Not anymore, bucko. They’ve got my money for another year. Read More 5 More TV Movies to Stream

Who Would Play You in a TV Movie?

In elementary school, when my friend and I wanted to insult each other, we’d say, “Oh yeah? Well, (fill in the blank) will play you in your TV movie!” Usually, fill in the blank was Tori Spelling, who in 1994 was the epitome of a bad actress and decidedly uncool to a bunch of fifth graders. Don’t ask me why we started with this insult; I seriously can’t figure out why I did half the stuff I did in my youth.  Read More Who Would Play You in a TV Movie?