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|Michael Jackson - History on Film Vol 2|
Actors: Michael Jackson, Paula Abdul, Brandon Quintin Adams, Rosanna Arquette, Dan Aykroyd
Directors: Michael Jackson, Bob Giraldi, Colin Chilvers, Don Mischer, James Yukich
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Musicals & Performing Arts
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Candy E. (sheltiemom) from THREE RIVERS, MI
Reviewed on 11/3/2012...
I really liked this DVD about the History of Michael Jackson. The videos in it a really well done. The flow of all of it is wonderful! It includes some of my favorite M. J. Videos. Among them being Thriller. Wonderful DVD of Michael's videos.
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Michael Jackson outdoes himself with this video!
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The King of Pop does it again with HIStory on Film: Vol. 2! Below is a summary of each video/peformance:
TEASER- This commercial for the HIStory album is just as extravagant as one of Michael's music videos. Featuring Michael himself amidst thousands of soldiers, you can't go wrong with this. AWESOME!
BILLIE JEAN (Performance from Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, and Forever)- This shocking performance earned Michael Jackson an Emmy nomination and started the Moonwalking craze that lives on today. CLASSIC!
BEAT IT- This video, which was also featured on HIStory: Video Greatest Hits Vol. 1, is a classic from THRILLER. Featuring real gang members and stunning choreography, this video is a must-have!
LIBERIAN GIRL- This video from BAD is VERY rare. I did not know it even existed before I bought this tape. Features cameos from Whoopi Goldberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Danny Glover, and even Bubbles!
SMOOTH CRIMINAL- There are many versions of this music video, but the one on this tape is probably the best. Probably the best choreography of any of Michael's videos. INDISPENSIBLE!
1995 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS PERFORMANCE- A showstopping performance! This is a 15-minute medly with Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough, The Way You Make Me Feel, Scream, Beat It, Black Or White, Billie Jean, Dangerous, Smooth Criminal,and You Are Not Alone. One of the most memorable performances in MTV's HIStory!
THRILLER- The music video of all music videos. The masterpiece. Zombies... Werewolves... Vincent Price... What more could you ask for? Directed by John Landis(An American Werewolf in London) this video is heralded by many as the greatest music video of all time!
SCREAM (Vocal duet with Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson)- The video that shocked the world in 1995. With a monstrous $7 million budget and great special effects, this video is one of my favorites. The first and only duet with Michael and Janet, this video was worth every cent.
CHILDHOOD (Theme from Free Willy 2)- One of Michael's most earnest and honest songs. This video makes you wonder what it would be like to be a child for just one more day. GREAT!
YOU ARE NOT ALONE- Another great video, this was the first song ever to debut on the charts at number one. Featuring Lisa Marie Presley and Michael together in the video, this is an instant classic!
EARTH SONG- One of Michael Jackson's most powerful video and song EVER! This video was actually filmed in four different continents, and the people in the video are not professional actors but actually people of that region. This video is one of my personal favorites, for it is so powerful.
THEY DON'T CARE ABOUT US- A great song and video with awesome percussion. This video was banned from MTV and VH1 because of the contreversy surrounding the lyrics. Directed by Spike Lee.
STRANGER IN MOSCOW- An awesome song with a simple yet great concept video. It is just people walking in the rain, but when you see the video, it is so much more.
BLOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR (Refugee Camp Mix)- This video shows Michael dancing in a club with friends. Although the video is nothing too special, the song is GREAT! AWESOME!
BRACE YOURSELF: A KALIEDESCOPE OF MICHAEL JACKSON HISTORY- Featured on the first HIStory video, this shows glimpses of Michael in concert and elsewhere.
With this video coupled with HIStory: Video Greatest Hits Vol. 1 you have just about all of Michael Jackson's best videos and performances. ALL HAIL THE KING OF POP!
Look for Michael Jackson's new album INVINCIBLE to be released in the USA on October 30 and internationally on October 29. So what're you waiting for?"
Michael Jackson is the King! Period!
David M. Sulkers | 04/16/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)
"How can someone who hasn't released any commercially successful material in the last six years be the King? Watch this video and you'll find out!This is packed with some of Michael's most ambitious video's and live performances. Video listing:1. Bille Jean (Motown 25: yesterday, Today and Forever)2. Beat It 3. Liberian Girl (very rare)4. Smooth Criminal (one of his finest and higly overlooked videos)5. 1995 MTV Video Music Awards Performance (Killer 15 minute Jackson performance!)6. Thriller7. Scream (duet with sister Janet and an amazing visual effect video!) 8. Childhood9. You Are Not Alone (Video for the first song ever to debut at No.1 on the Billboard #100)10. Earth Song (Beautiful video!)11. They Don't Care About Us (Highly contorvercial song and video from 1996)12. Stranger In Moscow (rare)13. Bllod On The Dance Floor (rare in North America)14. Brace YourselfGet this DVD 'cause these are some fine pieces of work from the greatest entertainer of the last twenty years!Five out of five"
The King of POP does it again!
simplythebest83 | USA | 09/10/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)
"THis has many more videos and live performances than the first History on film. It starts off with the actual History commercial. It then launches into the legandary Motown 25 performance of Billie Jean were Michael debuted the moonwalk. Then it has an old favorite from the first History On Film, Beat It. Then it has Smooth Criminal from the Moonwalker Movie. And then the higlight of the video. Michael Jacksons performance at the 1995 MTV Video Awards. He performs a 15 minute medly wich includes the hits Dont Stop Till You Get Enough, The Way You Make Me Feel, Beat It, Thriller, Scream, Black or White, Billie Jean, Dangerous, and You Are Not Alone. Then the rest of the tape includes the videos Thriller, Scream, Childhood, You Are Not Alone, Earth Song, Stranger in Moscow, They Dont Really Care About Us, and Blood on the DAnce Floor. It also has the Brace Yourself excert from the first video."