Kerri Russell awakens from a bad dream in which she's still starring in Dark Skies rather than The Americans.
The world has lost one of its most iconic actresses -- Elizabeth Taylor died this morning at the age of 79. While she wasn't the most prolific actress later in life, she worked from a young age, won two Oscars, and appeared in some of the most epic or acclaimed films of all time, although they usually weren't both. In case you only know about her abstractly, as that actress who was married a bunch of times, here's our list of the ten Liz Taylor films everyone should see, for better or worse, and in chronological order. They're not the best, they're just the ten we recommend.
In many ways, Cleopatra was a woman ahead of her time. Through political machinations, she sought to secure her place in history, and if she could have seen into the future, she would have seen that her fame lived on, even if her empire did not. She would have also seen that she'll be getting the high-tech treatment as Steven Soderbergh plots to bring her story to the big screen. According to Variety, the director is planning to tell the story of Egypt's final pharaoah as a rock musical -- and it will be in 3-D. If she'd known this would some day be her fate, Cleo may have opted for a life of obscurity. [I think we're eight years beyond that. Have you seen Cleopatra 2525? - Zach]