Bad 25 Reviews

October 25, 2012
On-screen, "Bad 25" moves in the style of a great pop song.
October 19, 2012
The posthumous campaign to polish Michael Jackson's tarnished reputation continues apace with this Spike Lee infomercial, commissioned by Sony and the money-grubbing Jackson estate to promote the 25th anniversary of his 1987 album "Bad.''
October 18, 2012
Though at times a tad worshipful, the film's tone is ultimately more awed than hagiographic, its commenters too cleareyed and candid to back away from negative publicity or public disenchantment.
October 18, 2012
Jackson fans will love Spike Lee's look back at the making of a classic, even if the extensive collection of clips and contemporary interviews - which could have used a firm edit - feels more suited to DVD.
October 18, 2012
It's baaad, and great.
October 17, 2012
Spike Lee has given the world the first tribute that fully measures up to Jackson the artist. Come on and get you sham on.
Top Critic
September 17, 2012
Spike Lee convincingly makes the case for reassessment with this exhaustive and entertaining if less-than-penetrating docu on [Bad's] creation.