- The episode "Smooth Criminal", directed by Colin Chilvers, was the basis of the story line of the tape. Two mounted shortened versions of the episode became video clips for the song. In the video, the singer demonstrated several elements that became his business cards: "anti-gravity slope," finger-stitched fingers and a bandage on his sleeve.
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Michael Jackson: Smooth Criminal: Directed by Colin Chilvers. With Michael Jackson, Brandon Quintin Adams, Kelley Parker, Sean Lennon. A promotional video for Michael Jackson's 1988 hit single "Smooth Criminal."
Director: Colin Chilvers Primary Production Location: Los Angeles, California. Michael Jackson’s short film for “Smooth Criminal” was the sixth of nine short films produced for recordings from Bad, one of the best selling albums of all time. The “Smooth Criminal” single hit No. 1 in Spain and The Netherlands and reached the Top 10 in ...
"Smooth Criminal" was re-released in 2006 as a single as a part of Jackson's Visionary: The Video Singles boxset. Rolling Stone ranked the song sixth on their list of the 50 Best Michael Jackson Songs, writing that it was "his best blend of R&B groove and rock edginess, and a turning point in his shift toward darker, harder-edged material".
The short film for Michael Jackson's ""Smooth Criminal"" was the centerpiece of the feature film Moonwalker, and featured the debut of Michael's iconic ""ant...
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