"One of my favorite movies of all time is 'Meet Joe Black.'
"It had so many layers and such a unique story. I love the fact that Death got to understand what life is all about and fall in love with life.
"It was unexpected and that kind of creativity really resonated with me. I think that's what makes a really great movie, when you remember it years later and it still means something."
Mary J. Blige can currently be heard on her latest album, "I Am Remixes," and will return to acting in the upcoming film adaptation of the Broadway musical "Rock of Ages."