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Pop History Shines in Whitney Houston’s Sparkle

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film, Music

Via City Arts When Whitney Houston sings “His Eye is on the Sparrow” in Sparkle, her performance is unexpectedly good, stirring gospel. Playing the mother of three talented daughters who have formed a singing group that unravels the family, Houston’s heartbroken recitation also seems to be meta-cinematic. Drawing on her character’s professional disappointment, she testifies to something beyond the [&hellip
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