'Liz & Dick' a Cecil B. DeMille sized epic trainwreck, we'll be watching!
By April MacIntyre Nov 23, 2012, 18:15 GMT
Lindsy Lohan had a good run as a teen, but she lacks the judgement, discipline and raw talent to ascend the craft.
Lifetime's "Liz & Dick" is promising to be a popcorn fare guilty pleasure of ridiculous proportions, as every respectable critic has eviscerated it and one even pointing out laugh out loud moments in a line by line basis.
Lindsay Lohan had a good run as a teen, but she lacks the judgement, discipline and raw talent to ascend the craft.
Sad that our media celebrates such mediocrity when actors like Kelly MacDonald and Gretchen Mol scorch the smallscreen in "Boardwalk Empire," or Rooney Mara blazes the cinema with her turn in "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." These women are top thespians in their game. Lohan is just collateral damage at the mercy of her famewhorified family at this point.
Lindsay Lohan stars as the legendary dame Elizabeth Taylor alongside Grant Bowler (True Blood's Cooter) as celebrated actor Richard Burton in the Lifetime Original Movie Liz & Dick, making its world premiere Sunday, November 25, at 9pm ET/PT on Lifetime. Based on the true story of the couple’s passionate and tumultuous love affair, the
Get the popcorn ready, as this film is from executive producer Larry A. Thompson (Amish Grace) and was directed by Lloyd Kramer with a script by Christopher Monger (Temple Grandin!!!).
For the record, we adored "Temple Grandin."
For nearly a quarter of a century, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were Hollywood royalty and their fiery romance -- often called “the marriage of the century” -- was the most notorious, publicized and celebrated love affair of its day. Swarmed by paparazzi worldwide, their love affair was played out entirely in front of the media from the time they met on the set of the major motion picture Cleopatra, left their respective spouses, married and divorced, only to remarry and divorce once again. Despite their roller coaster romance for the public eye to see, Liz and Dick shared an undeniable love greater than most people could ever dream of.