Michael Jackson's Vision Review

On the morning of Christmas, it's no wonder the tree was not swaying to the beat of Michael Jackson. Surrounded by the aroma of a Balsam Fir and accompanied by some of the hottest toys of the season was a "Michael Jackson's Vision" DVD set. I knew Kaden, who has developed quite a liking for all things MJ, would be excited to open up this present. There is no way Santa was getting credit for this.

I was right on the money. He opened the DVD set and stared at it for a few moments. I don't think he expected it. Either that, or he was just unsure as to what it was. It may have something to do with the unique cover of the DVD set. "The state-of-the-art packaging includes cover art using lenticular virtual imaging technology to vividly represent memorable scenes from Michael Jackson's signature short films." - Sony Music

The "Michael Jackson's Vision" DVD was released on November 22, 2010. This set was the perfect addition this holiday season. Kaden also received a Michael Jackson Experience Nintendo Wii game, a "This is It" CD, and newly-gifted iPod Touch with Michael Jackson tunes courtesy of his aunt. Whew, who's bad?!

What's great about this DVD set is the amount of exclusives and firsts. This set runs for over 4.5 hours on a total of 3 DVDs. There are 40 videos, including 10 videos that have never been released on DVD. As a special treat, "One More Chance" written by R. Kelly, makes a debut on this DVD set. Also, there is a 60-page glossy hard-bound book that includes behind-the-scenes photos from Michael's personal archives. "Michael Jackson's Vision" is a collectors dream.

We watched the DVD on Christmas day. I was tempted to break out the popcorn. Michael's videos are really like short films. Each time you watch them, it's like seeing them for the first time. I love "Rock With You", mainly for the outfit and boots Michael wears. It's my absolute favorite with all the sparkles. I also love the simplicity of the video — just MJ singing and dancing against a simple background. AND,  we all know the power and notoriety "Thriller" has received.

"Jackson's short-form zombie dance party masterpiece, "Thriller," famously directed by John Landis, remains a cultural phenomenon. It recently became the first (and only) music video to be inducted by the Library of Congress into the National Film Registry, an elite collection of only a few hundred films." -Sony Music

Check out this amazing list of videos included on "Michael Jackson's Vision"

Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough
Rock With You
She’s Out Of My Life *
Billie Jean
Beat It
The Way You Make Me Feel
Man In The Mirror
Dirty Diana
Smooth Criminal
Another Part Of Me
Speed Demon
Come Together
Leave Me Alone
Liberian Girl

Black Or White
Remember The Time
In The Closet
Heal The World
Give In To Me
Who Is It
Will You Be There
Gone Too Soon
You Are Not Alone
Earth Song
They Don’t Care About Us
Stranger In Moscow
Blood On The Dance Floor
Ghosts *
You Rock My World *

Blame It On The Boogie (The Jacksons)*
Enjoy Yourself (The Jacksons)*
Can You Feel It (The Jacksons)*
Say Say Say (Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson)
They Don’t Care About Us (Prison Version)*
Why (3T featuring Michael Jackson)*
One More Chance *
Total Running time: approx 4 ½ hours

"Michael Jackson's Vision" is a must-have addition to anyone's DVD collection. Whether you're a fan or not, there is no denying the talent that MJ possesses and how much it has, and continues to, impact the artists of today.

Purchase your copy of "Michael Jackson's Vision" from Sony, Amazon, and other places where DVDs are sold. It will be well worth the price.

Disclosure: Product provided: (a copy of "Michael Jackson's Vision" DVD). Opportunity provided thanks to: (Legacy). Opinions and views expressed are my own and do not reflect those of the sponsor(s). 

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