Continuing the discussion of Michael Jackson’s Captain Eo film commenced in out column for July 2021. This time we look at the re-opening of Michael Jackson’s Captain Eo in 2010 in response to demand from a public hungry for more of the pop icon following his death in June 2009.
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MJ Studies Today, Aug 2021, looks at Michael Jackson’s relationship with Japan, where his fans have a particular understanding of his nature that is unique to that country. Kerry Hennigan looks at the qualities exhibited by Jackson that have special significance in Japanese cultural traditions, a country where his “otherness” is revered rather than reviled.
MJ Studies Today for July 2021 looks at Michael Jackson’s 3D film Captain Eo made by the Disney Corporation for screening in its amusement parks commencing 1986. Kerry Hennigan looks at the film in the context of its being an opportunity for Jackson to combine his love of Disney and his love of film, in particular films like Star Wars and E.T.