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Picture - Randy Phillips, Chief Executive of... Los Angeles, California, Tuesday 25th October 2011

Randy Phillips - Randy Phillips, Chief Executive of AEG Live and promotor of Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' concert tour testifies at the Los Angeles Superior Court during the Conrad Murray involuntary manslaughter trial in the death of singer Michael Jackson in Los Angeles, California USA, 25 October 2011. Murray has pleaded not guilty and faces four years in prison and the loss of his medical licenses if convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death. Los Angeles, California Los Angeles, California - PAUL BUCK/POOL/ Tuesday 25th October 2011

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Michael Jackson's This Is It Review


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Since no one will ever see the epic show, the next best thing is this compilation of rehearsal footage for Jackson's 50 planned This Is It concerts in London. And while it's not a particularly remarkable film, it's an entertaining backstage glimpse.

Peppered with vox pops from dancers and musicians, the film takes us through the show from Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' to Man in the Mirror. For most of the numbers, Ortega splices together practice performances from multiple rehearsals, which means that sometimes the sound doesn't match the visuals (although it all seems to be recorded live). And what we see is an astoundingly gifted musician who's perhaps not as robust as he used to be, but still has an extraordinary ease with his voice and body.

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Graffiti Bridge Review


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Does cinema have a more inspired moment than the one in Graffit Bridge where Morris Day sings the alphabet song, then, when he gets to "P," urinates on a house plant -- and then sets it on fire?

No, I say.

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