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  • Review: “Sparkle”

    By Joan Alperin-Schwartz

    August 16, 2012 | 6:42 pm

    No matter how hard you try not too, ‘Sparkle’ directed by Salim Akil, based on the 1970’s film of the same name, will always remind you of Miss Whitney Houston’s premature and very sad death. Whitney died just three months after filming this picture.

    “Sparkle” takes place in...

  • ‘Sparkle’ producer remembers Whitney Houston

    By Danielle Berrin

    February 12, 2012 | 2:03 pm

    The news of 48-year-old superstar Whitney Houston’s death has rocked and saddened the music world as well as the singer’s legions of fans.

    Houston, who had struggled to revive a once stellar career following years of depression and drug abuse, had been poised for a comeback—and...