Posts tagged "Michael Jackson"

Venice Film Festival: Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D & Making of Michael Jackson’s Thriller

Michael Jackson's Thriller 3D

Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D by John Landis Making of Michael Jackson’s Thriller by Jerry Kramer Out of Competition by Joanna Orland Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D has made its world premiere at the 74th Venice Film Festival. Using the original 35mm film negative, the film was neither reedited nor recut – original Thriller director John Landis […]

Judith Hill

by Ella Jean Judith Hill is the rising star being lifted by the Oscar winning film 20 Feet From Stardom.  It’s a touching documentary uncovering the history of back-up vocalists from the 1960’s to present day. Judith Hill is the present.  Her biggest gig was the one she never got to do: She was set to […]

The 69th Venice Film Festival

Mostra Internazionale del Cinema di Venezia La Biennale di Venezia By Joanna Orland In its 69th year, the Venice Film Festival felt it was time for a facelift in the form of re-installing its former director Alberto Barbera. After an eleven year hiatus from the festival, Barbera returned with full force to rejuvinate the festival […]

Who’s Bayad?


Music, Stuff | by — June 19, 2010

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Who’s Bayad? – Director’s Cut


Music, Stuff | by — June 19, 2010

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Out on DVD & Blu-Ray February 22, 2010 by Joanna Orland You’d have to have been in a pretty deep coma for the past 40 years to not know Michael Jackson and his music. What’s beautiful about MJ is that he had the widest reach of any modern artist. He broke genre barriers to reach […]

Michael Jackson sadness…

It’s hard to get any other news coming through outside of Michael Jackson’s untimely passing on June 25th. It was one of those historical moments that will last us our lifetimes. Our parents knew where they were when JFK was assassinated. Where were you when you found out about MJ? I was at Glastonbury on […]

Michael Jackson: R.I.P. 1958-2009


Features, Music | by — June 30, 2009

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by Joanna Orland What’s left to say? Michael Jackson – The King of Pop – passed away on June 25, 2009. This is the biggest icon who has passed in my lifetime. Drawing parallels to The King – Elvis, Jacko’s life and death has been one of those rare things that has united the world […]