TODAY | January 10, 2014
>>> power of our own out here in new york. golden globe and emmy nominated actress christine that ricci stars in a new movie on lifetime. for people who don't know about lizzie bordon . lizsy bordon took an ax and gave her mother 40 whacks. when she saw what she'd done, she gave her father 41.
>> well, it's about lizzie bordon , and she murdered both of her parents with an axe in the 1800s .
>> and based on a true story .
>> yeah, sort of one of the first really sensational kind of crime courtroom stories that happened in this country. it was a story at the time of tabloid journalism was born.
>> how was swinging the axe?
>> it was good. they made me do it a number of times.
>> got some guns out of it.
>> she was acquitted way back when.
>> she was. because it was inconceivable that a woman could do that.
>> this is like right up your alley.
>> it was fun. any time you do something that's such an extreme, something so foreign, it's fun as an actor. and also --
>> she wouldn't even make a headline these days, would she?
>> lizzie bordon premieres saturday, january 25th on lifetime.
>> you want to know about the polar vortex , i got your tweet in the orange room .
>> the ice bowl .
>> stopped talking about them yesterday.
>> oh, my gosh, they're incredible. check it out on our