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Lizzie Borden Took an Ax

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

January 25, 2014 (TV Premiere)

Director :

Nick Gomez

Starring :

Christina Ricci, Clea DuVall, Billy Campbell, Jennifer Kydd, John Maclaren, Brett Donahue, Andria Wilson

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

“..though it loses its way toward the end, a stylish rehashing of the facts -- along with healthy speculation -- make this account of the gruesome 1892 unsolved murders a worthwhile diversion..”
by Allison Keene [Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 5

“..Ricci makes a compelling and creepy Lizzie. She doesn't look like the real-life Lizzie, who was chunky and fair, but she certainly makes a believable murderess, and she's a lot of fun to watch..”
by Joyce Slaton [Common Sense Media]
Review rate : A-

“.."Lizzie Borden" takes an ax to many assumptions -- including the one that Lifetime movies aren't worth watching..”
by Diane Werts [Newsday]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Michael Starr [New York Post]
Reviewed by Brian Lowry [Variety]

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