Sad Lisa Marie Presley went back to Instagram this week to sing praises Baz LuhrmannHer father’s new movie, Elvis Presley.
“I haven’t posted in quite a while as there really isn’t much to say, I am and will forever mourn the passing of my son. Navigating through this disgusting pain has completely destroyed and shattered my heart and my soul to almost nothing has swallowed me whole. Not much other than my 3 other kids getting my time and attention anymore,” she wrote on Sunday.
Presley’s son, Benjamin Keough, whom she shared with her ex-husband Danny Keoughdied in July 2020 at the age of 27 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, each TMZ.
“However, that being said,” continued the musician, “I wanted to take a moment to let you know that I have seen Baz Luhrmann’s film “Elvis” twice, and let me tell you. you that it is nothing spectacular. Totally refined. In particular, Presley praised the film’s stars Austin Butler for his performance and how he “transmits and embodies my father’s heart and soul in a wonderful way. In my humble opinion his performance was unmatched and FINALLY done with precision and respect. (If he doesn’t get an Oscar for this, I’ll eat my own leg, haha.)”
She also notes that Luhrmann’s “pure love, care and respect for my father” can be felt “throughout this beautiful film.” Presley added that the film is “ultimately something that myself and my children and their children can be forever proud of. What made me cry while watching [her children] Riley and Harper, and Finley After that, all three were visibly overwhelmed in the best way possible, and filled with pride in their grandfather and his legacy in a way that I had never experienced before. ”
The singer concluded that on reviewing the film, “It breaks my heart that my son wasn’t here to see it. He will also absolutely love it. I can’t tell you enough how much I love this movie and I hope you love it too. Everyone involved poured their heart and soul into it, as evidenced by their performances.”
Presley concluded by singing Luhrmann’s tributes one last time, writing: “Baz, your utter genius combine with your love and respect for my father and this project is so beautiful and so inspiring. . I know I’m repeating myself, but I don’t care, Thank you for setting such an artistic and profound record.”
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