Channel 4 and HBO have co-produced award-winning director Dan Reed's Leaving Neverland, a two-part documentary about two men who recount their experiences of being sexually abused by Michael Jackson. When allegations of abuse by Michael Jackson involving young boys surfaced in 1993, many found it hard to believe that he could be guilty of such unspeakable acts. Leaving Neverland explores the experiences of two young boys, James Safechuck, at age ten, and Wade Robson, at age seven, who were both befriended by Jackson. They and their families were entranced by the singer's fairy-tale existence as his career reached its peak. Director Dan Reed states this. Through gut-wrenching interviews with Safechuck and Robson, now in their 30s, as well as their mothers, wives and siblings, LLeaving Neverland crafts a portrait of sustained abuse, and explores the complicated feelings that led both men to confront their experiences after each had a young son of his own. Playing out against the backdrop … [Read more...] about Controversial Michael Jackson Abuse Documentary Leaving Neverland Goes to HBO
The 2019 Sundance Film Festival recently announced a last minute addition to the slate of movies premiering in Park City, Utah later this month, and it’s bound to stir up some controversy, albeit with a familiar story. Leaving Neverland is a new documentary that will focus on sexual abuse allegations made against Michael Jackson by a pair of young boys who were befriended by the international recording superstar. The documentary has extensive interviews with the adult men who have claimed Michael Jackson manipulated and abused them, enough to span a nearly four-hour runtime comprised of two feature length episodes. Here’s the official synopsis for Leaving Neverland from the Sundance Film Festival: As one of the world’s most celebrated icons, Michael Jackson represents many things to many people—a pop star, a humanitarian, a beloved idol. When allegations of sexual abuse by Jackson involving young boys surfaced in 1993, many found it hard to believe that the King … [Read more...] about Michael Jackson Documentary ‘Leaving Neverland’ Coming to HBO After Sundance Premiere
CHANNEL 4 is set to screen a new controversial documentary about Michael Jackson. But when is Leaving Neverland on the TV? Here's what we know... When is Leaving Neverland released? Channel 4 has yet to reveal when they will screen the documentary. After it has aired it will be available on 4 Catch Up. It will have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival - where it will be screened in two parts on January 26 and 27, 2019. What is Leaving Neverland about? The two-part show, made by British filmmaker Dan Reed, contains interviews with two men who claim they were abused by Jackson when they were children. According to Channel 4, the men, who are now in their 30s, claim they were aged seven and ten when Jackson befriended them and their families. The broadcaster has not disclosed the identity of the men. What has Michael Jackson's family said about the documentary? Representatives for Jackson’s estate issued a statement condemning the documentary. Speaking to the … [Read more...] about When is Leaving Neverland released and what’s the Michael Jackson documentary about?
LOS ANGELES — A documentary film about two boys who accused Michael Jackson of sexual abuse is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival later this month. The Sundance Institute announced the addition of "Leaving Neverland" and "The Brink," a documentary about Steve Bannon, to its 2019 lineup on Wednesday. A description of "Leaving Neverland" says it will tell the story of two men who are now in their 30s and began long-running relationships with Jackson at ages 7 and 10 when Jackson was at the height of his fame. The names of the Jackson accusers profiled in the documentary were not released. Jackson was acquitted of molestation charges in 2005. The film is produced and directed by BAFTA-winning director Dan Reed. The Sundance Film Festival kicks off on Jan 24 and runs through Feb. 4. … [Read more...] about Sundance adds Michael Jackson Neverland doc about accusers
Many anime fans have been excited to see the anime adaptation of The Promised Neverland and now we have some new details. First, we have a release window of January 2019. Second, it will be available via Amazon Video if you’re in Japan. Hopefully, it will extend to outside Japan. If you don’t know anything about The Promised Neverland, here’s a quick synopsis: … [Read more...] about The Highly Anticipated Anime THE PROMISED NEVERLAND Will Stream on Amazon Prime in Japan When it is Released