Tag: Mike Epps

Sparkle Shines!

Like the reboot of “Total Recall” that I just reviewed,”Sparkle” is splashier and better, in many ways, than its predecessor. Whitney Houston, in her swan song, turns in her finest screen performance and all of the casting is excellent, especially that of the three sisters. Jordin Sparks, in her debut screen role, is a revelation. Tika Sumpter is a scene stealer as the level-headed sister “Dolores” and Carmen Ejogo, is electrifying in her star making turn as the wild child with heart, “Sister”. I loved it!

The Lottery Ticket

The Lottery Ticket is a barrel of laughs!  Produced by Ice Cube, and set in the Atlanta projects, the story centers around Kevin Carson, played by Bow Wow, who lives with his…