From Hallmark to the Royal Family: Why Made-for-TV Movies Are the Break From Reality We All Need

Terrible made-for-TV movies are my anti-drug and have been since I was a child. Back then they were often called “Movies of the Week” and were usually based on true stories. The “based on a true story” tag was used liberally because often that just meant, “Once there was a person who lived in a place,” and that was…

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