Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Michael Jackson - Bad 25 (2012)


Michael Jackson - Bad 25 (2012)


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Bad 25 is a 2012 documentary film about the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson's 1987 album Bad. The film was directed by Spike Lee who previously directed Jackson in the music video for "They Don't Care About Us", as well as directing the posthumous music video for the song "This Is It". A 25th anniversary edition reissue of the Bad album was also released on September 18, 2012 sharing the same name as the film.

The film was first screened at the 69th Venice International Film Festival on August 31, 2012 and was shown for a limited time in New York and Los Angeles theaters on October 19, 2012. The film made its television premiere on German television channel VOX on October 20, 2012 and in the United Kingdom on BBC2 on December 1, 2012. A 90-minute edited version of the film, running for 64 minutes without commercials, premiered in North America on ABC on November 22, 2012. The film was released on Blu-ray and DVD on July 2, 2013. The film is also available on the iTunes Store.

The film includes behind the scenes clips of the recording session of Jackson's seventh studio album, Bad. It also features various people that had worked with Jackson during the Bad era (1986–1989) talking about the production of the album and the tour, acting or starring in some of Jackson's Bad singles and music videos including Sheryl Crow who was the duet partner with Jackson on the Bad World Tour for "I Just Can't Stop Loving You", Siedah Garrett, the original duet artist, talks about her experience with Jackson and many others. There are also interviews with influenced entertainers and artists.


Cast

Michael Jackson - (archive footage)

Glen Ballard

Justin Bieber

Rubén Blades

Jim Blashfield

John Branca

Miko C. Brando

Questlove

Chris Brown

Ollie E. Brown

Mariah Carey

Colin Chilvers

Andraé Crouch

Sheryl Crow

Jeffrey Daniel

Matt Forger

Siedah Garrett

Nelson George

CeeLo Green

Andre Harrell

Jerry Hey

Jermaine Jackson - (archive footage)

Quincy Jones - (archive footage)

Jerry Kramer

Karen Langford

Vincent Paterson

Greg Phillinganes

Richard Price

Joe Pytka

L.A. Reid

Seth Riggs

John Robinson

Thelma Schoonmaker

Martin Scorsese

Danyel Smith

Larry Stessel

Steve Stevens

Bruce Swedien

Tatiana Thumbtzen

Will Vinton

Joseph Vogel

Kanye West

Stevie Wonder

Walter Yetnikoff

Whitney Houston - (archive footage)

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