Did You Know?
I'm a huge fan of Hollywood musicals, but when I made a musical of my own, Absolute Beginners in 1986, it pretty much got me exiled from the film industry. However, it turned out the Jackson family were fans, particularly Michael (Michael Jackson
) and Janet (Janet Jackson
), who used to copy the dance sequences as it played on their cinema screen. Michael's Thriller (1983) cost $500,000 - but then...
Long, unbroken, Steadicam-shot sequences.