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Best of 2012: Top 10 Musical Films

It wasn’t a banner year for musical films, but there were more than enough to compose a list of the top ten movies that told their stories through fully realized song and dance moments – both the non-diegetic (musicalized dialogue) … Continue reading

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Sparkle: Review Roundup

TriStar Pictures has released Sparkle, a remake of the 1976 musical film, to moderate reviews. For the record, the creative team for the remake includes Mara Brock Akil (screenplay), Salim Akil (direction), Anastas Michos (cinematography), Terilyn A. Shropshire (editing), Salaam … Continue reading

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Sparkle: Album Reviews

Sony RCA Records has released the soundtrack to the upcoming film Sparkle, a remake of the 1976 musical picture (starring Irene Cara) inspired by The Supremes, to middling reviews. The recording includes new versions of four songs from Curtis Mayfield’s … Continue reading

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