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Liz Taylor: MJ Film Is Greatest Movie Ever Made!

10/26/2009 7:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Liz Taylor saw an advanced screening of the Michael Jackson docu-film "This Is It" last night -- and to say she liked it could be the biggest understatement of all time.

Liz Taylor, Michael Jackson

Taylor went to Twitter just moments ago where the star of such Hollywood classics like "Cleopatra," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" and a ton of other iconic films wrote the following statement about "This Is It":

"It is the single most brilliant piece of filmmaking I have ever seen."

Liz continued, "I wept from pure joy at his God given gift. There will never, ever be the likes of him again."

UPDATE
: Taylor is blasting Tweet after Tweet ... she just referred to Michael as a "modern day prophet."

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91.

Alex    

I miss you and can't wait to see your movie!

1787 days ago
92.

anniam    

Thank you Liz.Liz would not say this if it was crap she would have told the truth,she would not tell a lie thats not her syle.

1787 days ago
93.

nan    

i think elizabeth just misses her friend and is alittle emotional.he was awsome

1787 days ago
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missumj50    

98. I am looking forward to seeing this movie and have tickets to 3 separate showings. Liz's endorsement is worth something because her views come from the heart. They shared a special bond of friendship strengthened by their similarities and experiences. And for all those with nothing good to say at all, I appreciate that you won't be attending the movie; it's not really a threat to anyone. As for Elizabeth Taylor, have some respect. It's obvious many of you do not know hers or Michael's lives or careers. Very sad to base opinions on media hype and scandal. RIP Michael Jackson. Those of us that believe in you will be watching with loving and non-judgmental eyes.

Posted at 8:29PM on Oct 26th 2009 by Em



Very well put Em!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-E3mhsf_a8


Maybe those haters could learn a lesson by watching 2 greats!

Justice for MJ

1787 days ago
95.

Loulou    

@97 It's a wonderful thing that Jesus lived 2000 years ago because if he were alive today,he would be accused of being a pedophile the minute he said "let the children come to me".TMZ and all the haters would be all over that story.

1787 days ago
96.

Christine    

Where is Dr. Murray?????? When he will be arrested??????

1787 days ago
97.

Water    

it's coming the empty feeling is coming the realization that the freak is dead it's going to hit you idiots at the end of the movie
cry you pathetic losers cry

1787 days ago
98.

Hypocrites    

Michael Jackson: This was the greatest entertainer of all time?


Three days into the coverage of Michael Jackson's death, I'm weary of hearing that he was "incomparable" and "the greatest entertainer of all time."

People in shock resort to hyperbole. Jackson sold a lot of records, elevated videos, danced with exuberance and entertained millions. People remember him fondly because he's a touchstone from their younger days.

But incomparable? Forget that. Show business is an arena of comparisons, and Jackson falls down in many categories.

Endurance. The great ones keep at it. While Jackson was playing the recluse, other singers have been out there plugging away. B.B. King, Aretha Franklin and Tony Bennett -- to name just three -- still tour.

Versatility. Other singers have jumped to the movies with sensational results. Cher, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand won Academy Awards. Doris Day is the most popular actress in the history of American movies. Dean Martin and Judy Garland were adept at comedy and drama. Bette Midler still is. Jackson showed promise in "The Wiz" and never converted on it. Where was the movie that showed his singing and dancing skills?


Ground-breaker. Yes, Jackson paved the way for many artists with "Thriller." But it isn't always about the sales figures. Louis Armstrong revolutionized American singing. Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald lifted it to an art form. Elvis Presley rocked America to its foundation. Jackson had his moment, and he couldn't keep delivering.

Adult performer. Jackson made a successful jump to performer, but all we've learned about him in recent days confirms that he was ill-equipped for stardom. Stevie Wonder was a child performer who became a national institution -- still is -- and an admired activist. He isn't in hiding. And he's blind. A sad childhood is no excuse for bad adult behavior.

Talent. Jackson had so much God-given talent, and he frittered it away. He died on the same day as Farrah Fawcett, who kept pushing herself as a performer and let the world see her battle with cancer.

Jackson, instead, liked to indulge himself. He left a mountain of debt. He kept resorting to plastic surgery, which botched his appearance and damaged his health. At his death, Jackson was addicted to OxyContin and getting daily doses of Demerol, ABC News reports. The child-abuse allegations turned off many Jackson fans. Where were the people to tell Jackson to grow up?

We're told that we'll never see another entertainer like Michael Jackson. Let's hope that's true, because he was a mess.

Greatest entertainer of all time? I don't see how. He should have been doing more entertaining. That's what the great ones do.

1787 days ago
99.

missumj50    

ALL the haters, EXIT LEFT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Whats funny is that all of em are on EVERY MJ site, and they will ALL be sitting in the theater in the next 2 weeks, curiousity has got a hold on em to see The Worlds Greatest Entertainer Ever!!! Closet fans, thats all.

Justice for Michael

1787 days ago
100.

Ben    

108. ALL the haters, EXIT LEFT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Whats funny is that all of em are on EVERY MJ site, and they will ALL be sitting in the theater in the next 2 weeks, curiousity has got a hold on em to see The Worlds Greatest Entertainer Ever!!! Closet fans, thats all.

Justice for Michael

Posted at 8:44PM on Oct 26th 2009 by Miss U MJ

You know it! And then they'll come to the realization that not a single soul will shed one tear when they drop dead; not one. All there will be at their funerals will be crickets chirping and dudes with John Deere tractors waiting to shove dirt on their sorry azzes.

1787 days ago
101.

Michelle    

It's good to see someone who was very close to Michael liked the movie.
I can't wait to see it but I know I will still cry.
I love and miss you so much Michael.

1787 days ago
102.

Barb    

MJ has always had a crease in his chin, it is just more noticable with age. His mother has the same chin. Go look.
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91. Look at that picture of MJ don't MJ have an azz on his chin..

Posted at 8:19PM on Oct 26th 2009 by truth
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LOL..LOL
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If you can't say something nice, then pull your fat lip over yo head and swallow!

Posted at 8:23PM on Oct 26th 2009 by Vida La Boheme

1787 days ago
103.

nan    

hi stupid fans ..i have decided that you must either be a closet fan cause you are on this site alot or you are jut plain in the closet and drawn to mj.perfectly understandable.i am enclosing a gold pants link ..you are here often enough to know what that means.. i really want you to watch the link so you can get hot and bothered and then go fu.. yourself ,,roll over and get a good nights sleep

1787 days ago
104.

Water    

his mother has a crease in her chin not an ass
how come hers didn't change with age
his chin does resemble an ass and his lips looks like an old ladies

1787 days ago
105.

Cali MJ Fan    

Here's the surrounding "prohpet" statements from Dame Elizabeth's tweets. When they aren't taken out of context, they make perfect sense. And yes, she dos tweet.
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From "Black And White", "Man In The Mirror". The inspiration behind "We Are The World". We must take his words of responsibility seriously.
about 2 hours ago from web

I won't use words like preaching because that is off-putting, but listen. Listen to his messages.
about 2 hours ago from web

If you listen to his lyrics they are those of a modern day prophet and it beseeches us to listen to him and what he sang.
about 2 hours ago from web

I meant to repeat myself. I love you. I remember Michael loved you. He was totally up to now and the message of today in all his songs.
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Bless Dame Elizabeth's heart. I have loved her for as long as I can remember.

As for the secret about seeing it-- lmao. Showbiz411 reported it last week.

1787 days ago
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