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    Review: Personality & Buoyant Child Performances Sustain Flawed 'The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete'

    “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” opens with a compression of plight so packed it might set a record. When we first meet Mister (Skylan Brooks), a 14-year-old boy living with his drug-addled mother (Jennifer Hudson) in a squalid apartment, he's flunked out of eight grade, been denied grocer...

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    Quinton Aaron & Jordin Sparks Join Cast Of New 'Left Behind' Film Adaptation

    Likely best known for his role in the blockbuster The Blind Side, and she, for her starring role in Sparkle, Quinton Aaron and Jordin Sparks have both joined the cast of the reboot of Left Behind, which is based on the bestselling series of novels by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LeHaye.

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    Sparkle—movie review

    I don’t think anyone going to see 'Sparkle' expects a gritty slice of realism or a life-altering experience. It’s an unabashed soap opera with the curiosity value of singer Jordin Sparks in her big-screen debut and Whitney Houston in her final film appearance. If you know all that going in, I don’t ...

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    Sparkle on Nightline

    Producer Debra Martin Chase and star Jordin Sparks talked to Deborah Roberts about Whitney Houston's last film Sparkle which is opening on Friday. Martin Chase and Houston were producing partners and friends for over a decade and Sparkle was supposed to be Houston's comeback role. Sadly, th...

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    Anthony Mackie, Jeffrey Wright, Jordin Sparks & Jennifer Husdon To Discover 'The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete'

    It's been seven years since Anthony Mackie and Jeffrey Wright rubbed elbows in "The Manchurian Candidate" remake, and any reason to bring these fave actors of ours back together is something we'll pay attention to. And lo and behold, an indie film has started shooting today pairing...

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    'Sparkle' Soundtrack Features Cee Lo, Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston & More

    Led by "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks with an the ensemble cast that includes Michael K. Williams, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Omari Hardwick and the late Whitney Houston in a music heavy remake of the 1976 film of the same name, you can bet the filmmakers behi...

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    Trailer Watch: Sparkle

    Watching this made me sad about Whitney Houston all over again. Opens August 10.

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    Watch: Full Trailer For 'Sparkle' Remake Featuring The Late Whitney Houston

    As they things tend to go, Whitney Houston's tragic death earlier this year has given the otherwise under-the-radar "Sparkle," a remake of the 1976 movie, an extra bit of shine. Following a brief preview this morning on "Today" followed by a brainshattering discussion about i...

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