Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson almost played a Thriller-esque Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars prequels
Jul 24, 2015

Jar Jar Binks is already one of the most divisive characters in Star Wars lore, but it turns out things could’ve been a whole lot weirder.

Michael Jackson + House of Wax = Tim Burton's aborted WTF musical
Dec 17, 2012

Tim Burton is certainly no stranger to remakes, musicals and remake musicals. But did you know that he nearly turned the classic horror film, House of Wax, into a musical that would have starred the late, great King of Pop?

30 years of sci-fi music videos celebrating MTV's 30th anniversary
Dec 15, 2012

MTV turns 30 today, making it officially old enough to be cynical about, well, MTV. In honor of the groundbreaking form of filmmaking they popularized, we've found an eye-popping, sci fi-themed music video for each of the past 30 years.

Optimus Prime and the Transformers kick it to 'Thriller'
Dec 14, 2012

No, really. Thanks to the wonders of dodgy Korean computer animation, you can watch the noble Autobots shake their robotic moneymakers in a hip-swiveling rendition of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video. Oh, it's a Blastr dance party, y'all!

George Lucas' and Michael Jackson's weird sci-fi movie lives again
Dec 14, 2012

Captain EO, their collaboration for Disneyland, will return next year.

Thriller, Captain EO star Michael Jackson dead at 50
Dec 14, 2012

Michael Jackson, the legendary King of Pop, passed away earlier today after having been discovered in his Holmby Hills home, unconscious, apparently having...