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BET’s homage to Jackson had its moments but failed to stir

Jamie Foxx began the BET Awards last night with a good-humored reenactment of Michael Jackson’s moves from the “Beat It’’ video. Jamie Foxx began the BET Awards last night with a good-humored reenactment of Michael Jackson’s moves from the “Beat It’’ video. (Chris Pizzello/ Associated Press)
By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / June 29, 2009

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What do you get when you cross a Michael Jackson tribute with the BET Awards? Last night, you got a disjointed event that, alas, didn’t quite evoke the spirit of the late King of Pop. (Full article: 423 words)

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