Michael Jackson This Is It review

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This Is It Proves King of Pop Still Rocked

Michael Jackson was in surprisingly good shape in dazzling footage

(Newser) - Michael Jackson didn't live long enough to take the final bow he had planned in London, but critics agree This Is It is a fitting swan song, proof that the King of Pop really did have a comeback in him:
  • "This Is It is quite extraordinary. If there was
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Jacko's This Is It Is...What?

It's not a concert film—but King of Pop 'very much alive' for 111 minutes

(Newser) - This Is It opens this week, but most, if not all, fans still have no idea what to expect of the Michael Jackson film, which has not been aired for critics. It’s not a concert film, says director Kenny Ortega, who also choreographed Jackson’s ill-fated London shows, but... More »

Judge OKs Jackson Movie

Fans will get to see rehearsals for London concerts

(Newser) - Audiences will get to see the King of Pop perform one more time after a judge approved a major movie deal based on footage of his final rehearsals for his London comeback. A Los Angeles superior court judge greenlighted a deal between Michael Jackson's estate, concert promoter AEG Live, and... More »

Concert Firm Hawks Jackson 'Final Days' Film

(Newser) - The promoter for Michael Jackson's never-to-be comeback concerts and the late singer's estate are seeking $50 million from Hollywood studios for the rights to distribute a film about the King of Pop's final days that will include concert rehearsal videos, reports the Wall Street Journal. AEG Live, which made the... More »

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