11:30 last night I left my home heading to the movie theatre to see Sparkle! Of course everyone is aware that this is a remake of the 1976 film starring Irene Cara of the same name. Initially, Aaliyah was handpicked by Executive Producer Whitney Houston for the starring role of Sparkle. The project was shelved after her sudden and tragic death. Several times throughout the film, I tried to picture Aaliyah as Sparkle, but I realized this was in order and Jordin Sparks casting as Sparkle was perfect. Her voice was everything…
Whitney Houston’s (Auntie Whitney) performance was so amazing. Yes I’m bias, but when you see it you’ll agree she was amazing.
5 Reasons to GO SEE THIS MOVIE!!
1. The writing, production, acting and choreography… Just awesome.
2. Omari Hardwick is a BEAUTIFUL man
3. Mike Epps proves he has staying power as an actor, not just as a comedian
4. Sister and her sisters are beautiful and their stories hold true to the lives and struggles of many women coming of age trying to please their parent(s) and trying to seek their dreams
5. WHITNEY is flawless… You will in believe her as Emma.
Be sure to stay after the initial credits begin to roll!!