He's back! Hide the kids!

In a move totally not meant to capitalize on his death, Disneyland in California is bringing back the Michael Jackson sci-fi mini film Captain EO starting today. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Angelica Huston and a bunch of Muppet rejects, the 3-D movie tells the story of a starship captain who conquers aliens through the power of funky dance. Having seen the original back at Disney World back in the day, I can tell you it's a big slice of cheesy 80's awesomeness. Bootlegs are available at YouTube for the overly curious.

Victor Medina is a freelance writer based in Dallas. He is the editor of several websites, and his writing credits include The Dallas Morning News, Yahoo News, Cinelinx.com and SportsIllustrated.com. He has served as a Dallas County election judge and on the Board of Directors of The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. You can follow him on his blog, VictorMedina.com or on Twitter at @mrvictormedina. He can be reached by email at vic@victormedina.com.

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