August 17, 2012

Movie preview: "Sparkle”

Rated: PG-13 for drug material, domestic abuse, some violence, language, mature thematic content and smoking

Running time: 1 hr 55 min

Starring: Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo

Plot: A gifted Motown vocalist finds her dreams of stardom beginning to unravel due to family turmoil in this remake of the 1976 musical drama.