Film and Foodie Review of Sparkle

The name is the same. The premise is generally the same but the execution of the story takes a new path while beating to a new drum for a new generation in the remake of Sparkle Instead of Harlem the setting is Detroit.  Aside from some familiar songs,Carmen Ejogo (Jefferson in Paris) is the element bringsSparkle of old and new together with her performance as Sista.  At time she embodies Lonette McKee yet she offers her own brand to the interpretation.  Deep in my heart I wish she was playing opposite the acting chops the likes of the talent Mary Alice, the original woman cast as the mother of the three daughters.  However, I understand this was Whitney Houston’s dream to make and it serves as a beautiful goodbye to a beloved singer. READ MORE

Film Producer TD Jakes and Singer/Actress Jordan Sparks

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