The Queen of Versailles -- Reviewed this week. (NR)
[youtube 55cuiV9yL6Q] Sparkle -- Jordin Sparks takes center stage in this remake of the ’70s musical drama about a trio of singing sisters who have to navigate all the pitfalls the entertainment industry can put in front of them. The original gave us Irene Cara and Philip Michael Thomas, but mark my words: This one’s going to be distinguished by the breakout performance of one “Whitney Houston,” whose career-making turn as the girls’ mother is going to be all anyone wants to talk about. (PG-13)
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