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For Christina Ricci, 'Lizzie Borden Took an Ax' is a guilty pleasure
For Christina Ricci, 'Lizzie Borden Took an Ax' is a guilty pleasure

In the new Lifetime original movie "Lizzie Borden Took an Ax," the protagonist's name is uttered in full many times throughout the film's 87 minutes. She isn't called "Lizzie" or "Miss Borden" but "Lizzie Borden." The notorious name strikes tactical blows on the viewer's psyche, conjuring bits of legend, myth and contested story lines about the accused murderess' storied life. The movie, which airs Jan. 25, stars Christina Ricci, last seen on TV in the short-lived ABC series "Pan Am," a 1960s period piece. In film she was most recently the voice of Vexy in "Smurfs 2." She is also the voice of Yellow in the...

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