Michael Jackson

History on Film, Vol. 2

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Michael Jackson's History on Film, Vol. 2 gathers 14 of his music videos and live TV performances, including his appearance at the 1995 MTV Video Music Awards and his rendition of "Billie Jean" from the Motown 25th Anniversary special. Some videos, such as "Liberian Girl" and "Earth Song" were shown infrequently in the U.S., while classics such as John Landis' "Thriller" mini-film showcase the detailed choreography, sets, and costumes that became staples of nearly all of Jackson's videos. History on Film, Vol. 2 also includes Mark Romanek's stylish, interstellar clip for Michael and Janet Jackson's duet "Scream" and videos for singles such as "Smooth Criminal," the Free Willy theme "Childhood," "Stranger in Moscow", and "You Are Not Alone." One of the first video collections presented as a DVD, History on Film, Vol. 2 doesn't offer much in the way of additional features, which may disappoint fans looking for the complete Michael Jackson video experience. Still, the eclectic selection of clips and performances may make it worthwhile for die-hard Michael Jackson devotees.

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