Film/Television

Pregnant & Deadly: 5 craziest moments from Lifetime’s latest thriller

Lifetime’s latest Saturday night thriller, Pregnant and Deadly, stars Christa B. Allen as a mother being stalked by someone who wants her baby.

When a car accident between two women results in Jessica Moore losing her baby, she will do whatever it takes to get a new one. Thus the plot of Lifetime’s Pregnant and Deadly is born. Jessica is after Amber’s baby after blaming her for causing the wreck that resulted in her miscarriage years ago.

Of course, Amber wasn’t actually at fault, Jessica was the one texting and driving. But you can’t reason with someone like that and every movie needs a villain! Let’s look at the 5 craziest moments from Lifetime’s Pregnant and Deadly.

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Smart Justice: The Jayme Closs Case: Survivors offer words of wisdom

Elizabeth Smart unites a group of women survivors to give hope to Jayme Closs, and others like her, in Smart Justice: The Jayme Closs Case.

Lifetime takes a break from its typical Saturday night thrillers to offer up a different kind of television special regarding the Jayme Closs case. If you aren’t familiar with the Jayme Closs case, it occurred in October last year.

Closs witnessed her parents murdered in front of her before she was abducted and kept in captivity for 88 days. The perpetrator was a 21-year old man named Jake Patterson. In January of this year, Jayme Closs was discovered and reunited with her family.

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Lifetime’s Secrets In a Small Town Review

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Another Saturday, another Lifetime thriller! Secrets in a Small Town is an intense mystery about a missing teenage girl and a mother’s desperation.

Tonight’s Lifetime thriller, Secrets in a Small Town, is about a frantic mother (played by Kate Drummond), in desperate search for her daughter, Sarah, after she goes out for one night with her new basketball teammates and doesn’t return home.

Supposedly, the movie is based on a true story, although I’m not sure which one since it sounds similar to several different cases. The film was originally titled Nowhere and made it’s debut at a Canadian Film Festival earlier this year.

Let’s recap some of the craziest “television small town” rules we learned about from this movie.

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The awful truth behind Lifetime’s newest film Love You to Death

Academy Award winner, Marcia Gay Harden, stars as the fictional counterpart of Dee Dee Blanchard in Lifetime’s latest film, Love You to Death.

Love You to Death is a fictional retelling of the events leading up to the murder of Dee Dee Blanchard. If you frequent the true crime circuit then odds are you’ve heard about this case in great detail since the 2017 HBO documentary, Mommie Dead and Dearest, put it back into the public eye.

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4 disturbing scenes from Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story

Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story is Lifetime’s latest biopic about the woman who revolutionized American journalism by uncovering brutality and abuse at the Woman’s Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell Island.

The Nellie Bly Story is a tragic tale of one woman’s journey to uncover sinister truths about the treatment of mentally ill women at an infamous asylum located on Blackwell Island. Prior to Nellie’s research and eventual undercover infiltration of the asylum, investigative reporting did not exist. Even though Nellie’s journey was harrowing and full of unspeakable torment, she was a catalyst for change both in the reformation of mental health care and that of journalism.

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