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Overdomineering female police detective Jamie McDowell still tries to run her 19-year old only son Peter's life although he is a builder who lives alone. She strongly opposes his engagement to Kelly Shaw, who he doesn't know very long, and forces him to bring her to diner, where Jamie and mother Susan Shaw repeat that mistake. After Kelly provoked her ex-fiancé Ray Rankin in a bar 'to test Peter's love' again, they part in anger. That evening the mothers, who went out together, find Kelly burnt to death in Susan's house; an expert clearly concludes arson. To her horror, Jamie quickly finds the evidence seems to point at one logical suspect: her son Peter... Written by KGF Vissers

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Why do women like this trash?
25 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

There isn't a moment of redemption in this movie. It's one horrible thing after another. It's basically a zombie movie with the lumbering plot and flashes of brutality standing in for the monsters. How is this movie, played on Lifetime, for women? It's so incredibly violent and disgusting. Since when do women get off on these kinds of movies? Who would willingly view an hour and a half of acts of extreme violence -- rape, murder, arson -- just to have a "good cry"? What kind of screwed up, suburban morality is that? Is your soul that devoid of humanity? If so, this weepy, manipulative, OBVIOUS, violent, cry-baby movie is for you.


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