'Menendez: Blood Brothers'
Live through this, baby. Courtney Love has finally reached the Lifetime-movie phase of her rock & roll saga, in a dramatizaton of the true story of the Beverly Hills bloodbath that shocked the nation in 1989. Menendez: Blood Brothers stars the grunge grande dame as Kitty Melendez, impeccably haggard as the former beauty-pageant queen turned doomed Hollywood matron gunned down in her mansion, along with her show-biz executive husband Jose. The killers: their teenage sons Lyle and Erik. At first, everyone assumed it was some kind of gangland slaying, but suspicions got raised as the brothers burned through their inheritance. On trial, the brothers told a horrific tale of long-running abuse, pleading self-defense. When Kitty and Jose attend their son's tennis match, he can't stop flirting with the foxy young mom next to him in the bleachers. "You like Duran Duran?" he asks. "I discovered Duran Duran – and the Eurythmics too." (Hole used to cover "Hungry Like the Wolf" onstage. Time is a flat circle.)