Revolves around a criminal prosecutor who penned the law on stalking in California and is based on the true story of a hot-head cop and polished district attorney who team to bring a stalker obsessed with her former lover to justice.
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe,
Drea de Matteo
Hailey Read has been a Manhattan based therapist for two years. She left her previous job, as an assistant DA with a perfect conviction rate in Atlanta, largely because of her last case. In it, Curtis Burrell Cruise, a failed artist, was convicted as the serial murderer who killed seven women, all strangled and posed post-mortem to resemble famous paintings. Upon the guilty verdict announcement, Cruise tried to strangle Hailey in the courtroom, an event which still haunts her and for which she is still taking anti-anxiety prescription medication. She is hoping that the memory of Cruise will soon dissipate with his imminent execution within the month. However, her anxiety increases when a series of murders begin to occur in New York that resemble the M.O. of Cruise and that have other personal connections to her. She eventually learns through second-hand sources that Cruise is only no longer on death row but was quietly released a few days ago pending a retrial. She is certain Cruise ... Written by
Thinking about it, I don't know why I gave this three stars - it barely deserved one!
It was truly the worst of the worst Lifetime or LMN movies ever made. That's saying a lot, because a whole lot of them are pretty bad. I watched for about 50 minutes and then decided this was only going downhill, with no hope of redemption, so I gave up on it.
I didn't watch 90210, so I am not familiar with Jennie Garth, but if this performance is indicative of the quality of her acting she definitely needs to find a job that's a better match to her skills. Acting certainly isn't one of them!
I also don't watch Nancy Grace much, but if this story is indicative of her writing skill, and it appears to be, well...Nancy, give up writing, right now cause it's absolutely not working for you!
So much of this was so pathetic and nonsensical. One of the more ridiculous things was when Jennie asked the the detective about his leads. He said they had been considering several different leads. She then became overly defensive and accused him of accusing her of being the murderer (which he very certainly had not)! Of course, she shamelessly overacted.
This one was so much worse than the customary Lifetime stinker - it was so amazingly bad that I will never again watch any Lifetime movie.
In my experience, out of 10 movies run on Lifetime and/or Lifetime Movie Network, 2 may be halfway decent, 4 may be pretty bad, 2 may be really, really bad and 2, like this one, are truly an amazing and disrespectful insult to viewers!
I suggest they start showing an on-screen, prior to showing movies: "Warning! This is unsuitable for anyone with an I.Q. exceeding 55."
Ba-bye Lifetime and Lifetime Movie Network!
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