A movie that starts out with the "Man in the Mirror" music video, it then changes to a montage of video clips of Michael's career. Next comes a parody of his Bad video by children, and then Michael is chased by fans in a fantasy sequence. 2 more videos are shown, and then a movie in which Michael plays a hero with magical powers. In it he is chased by drug dealer Mr. Big and saves three children. Videos included in the movie are "Smooth Criminal" and "Come Together".
It's pretty safe to say that Michael Jackson played a gigantic role in ushering in the era of MTV with his high-end, high concept music videos. From very early on in his solo career, The King of Pop was always interested in creating stylish videos for his songs, but in 1983 the rules completely changed, and the music video was truly born with Jackson's video for "Thriller", directed by John Landis. Beginning with a night at the movies, and ending with a mash-up of dancing zombies and werewolves, the video was unmatched in it's cinematic excellence and choreography and set the bar to a new level for all videos that followed.
Of course, Michael Jackson didn't stop there. In 1986 he starred in the Francis Ford Coppola directed, George Lucas produced short film, Captain EO, which was a mainstay attraction at Disneyland for over 11 years. Captain EO made full use of its 3-D effects with action that played out onscreen and extended into the audience, which included lasers, laser impacts, smoke effects, and starfields that filled the theater.Read More