Mr. Movie

August 17, 2012

'Sparkle' provides no light, no glitter, no shine

To have our last image of Whitney Houston come from this terrible, terrible movie is truly depressing. Even more depressing is that many critics will place 'Sparkle' on their worst of the year list.

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About Gary Wolcott

Gary Wolcott


Gary Wolcott's "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies each year. He believes movies are made to be seen on theater screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.