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Black Widow (2008)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Mystery | Thriller  -  17 May 2008 (USA)
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A photo journalist begins to suspect her best friend Danny's new love interest could be linked to the murders of wealthy men.

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Olivia Whitfield / Grace Miller
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Melanie Dempsey
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Finn Driver
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Danny Keegan
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Jill Keegan
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Cooper Collins
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Lucas Miller
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Bixler
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A wildly successful businessman thinks he has finally met the woman of his dreams when he meets a beautiful, seductive, young widow. He quickly falls in love and they make plans to wed, but not before finding out that her previous spouses had all died under mysterious circumstances, and he may be the next victim. Written by Anonymous

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When Olivia is shot and falls into the pool as the camera zooms out she can be seen to suddenly come to life again and lift her head but in the next shot she is lying face down dead. See more »

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Blonde Beauty
30 September 2014 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

In Dallas Texas, a well-built man disrobes and takes a steamy shower for the cameras. He is joined by a seductive woman. After a nap, the man is shot dead. Three years later in Malibu, California, another muscular young millionaire meets alluring blonde Elizabeth Berkley (as Olivia Whitfield). Apparently, this woman makes a habit of marrying millionaires who get themselves killed off - leaving Ms. Berkley a wealthier and wealthier "Black Widow". This time, however, handsome victim Randall Batinkoff (as Daniel "Danny" Keegan) has a concerned female friend who decides to investigate the whirlwind courtship...

The other woman is "LA Post" photojournalist Alicia Coppola (as Melanie "Mel" Dempsey). We suspect she has what Berkley calls "unresolved feelings" for Mr. Batinkoff. This gives Ms. Coppola the chance to show some of the best acting among the leads; her reaction shots improve the others' performances. The only other thing of note is Berkley's cleavage. Director Armand Mastroianni is unable to build any mystery or suspense, but he gets TV Movie-level skin in. Possibly, because the last dead body moved too much, "Black Widow" was reedited and re-released as "Dark Beauty". Wisely, they rejected "Black Beauty".

**** Black Widow (2/21/08) Armand Mastroianni ~ Elizabeth Berkley, Alicia Coppola, Randall Batinkoff, Adriana DeMeo


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