It’s hard to believe that Whitney Houston has been gone for a whole year. Since Houston died in Los Angeles on the eve of the 2012 Grammy Awards, many felt it was only right to honor her memory in song during this year’s Grammy weekend. Whitney’s co-star in “Sparkle” Jordin Sparks sang for Whitney at […]

Tune in to a brand new episode of “Cinema in Noir” for the latest in film news hosted by ReBecca Theodore-Vachon, with special guest hosts Arturo R. Garcia ( and Daryle Lockhart (Black Box Office).  Our topics include: (2:17 mark) FILM REVIEW–SPARKLE (11:30 mark) COLORISM IN HOLLYWOOD–The African-American community is divided over the news of […]

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Singer/actor Jordin Sparks is in town promoting her new film Sparkle and spoke with Headkrack from the Rickey Smiley Morning Show. Sparks explained how she…

When the first photos emerged of Mike Epps sporting a fresh Conk on the set of Sparkle hugging Whitney Houston, there were immediate murmurs about whether he’d keep it. The hair debate continues in the actual film when Tika Sumpter’s character makes a drastic change to her coiffe. WATCH: Mike Epps Has Hilarious Advice For […]

Arts & Entertainment, Film

As the story of an R&B trio’s bumpy rise to fame makes its way to the silver screen with the remake of the 1976 film Sparkle (in theaters August 17th), we got to thinking about other girl groups whose juicy shenanigans and successes would also make riveting big screen adaptations. Watch two exclusive clips from […]

[ooyala code=”l1bnNtNTp3Zb4uKM_iN2B1m-udtLGk4D”] The best comedy is born out of real life experiences and the most popular funny people know how to tap into the worst times for a gem of truth. In the movie Sparkle comedian Mike Epps plays Satin Struthers, a controversial stand-up that uses his jokes to mask his own demons. MUST READ: Think […]

[ooyala code=”95cDVsNTqleEeRmONY6_6VREGhu2XONY”] Thursday August 9, 2012 would have been Whitney Houston’s 49th birthday. In this interview with the cast of Sparkle, Jordin Sparks shares how the bond she shared with the late icon in the film became real. WATCH:Sparkle Cast: No One Could Play Whitney Houston In Biopic [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] “I literally meant it when […]

On August 17th the world will finally get to see Whitney Houston in her last on-screen performance as the doting mother Emma in Sparkle. Days after her untimely death on February 11th  fans already began speculating on who could play the Grammy Award winning singer and actress in a biopic of her life. Like […]

The remake of the 1978 cult classic Sparkle is one of the most anticipated films of the year. Its respective soundtrack is also something devoted music fans are waiting with baited breath for. The soundtrack, which will be available on July 31st, features songs from Cee-Lo Green, Whitney Houston, Goapele, and others. Whitney Houston’s last […]

Though Whitney Houston‘s passing threatened to stop promotion of the film, Sparkle will be released as planned on August 17th. However, fans won’t have to wait too much longer for the soundtrack to drop. The original soundtrack for the movie Sparkle will be released on July 31st. Jordin Sparks‘ duet with the legendary pop singer, […]

The song “Celebrate” from the Sparkle soundtrack will forever be known as the last song from pop legend Whitney Houston. Like on Facebook to stay updated with the latest entertainment news and original interviews! Another song from Sparkle’s soundtrack is Whitney Houston’s soulful rendition of “His Eye Is On The Sparrow.” Reports from the […]