History Film / Sparkle

22nd Apr '16 9:53:25 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kem_(singer) Kem]] makes two appearances as the MC at Cliff Bells, and The Fillmore.
12th Feb '16 1:31:55 PM Prfnoff
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'''''Sparkle''''' is a film originally made in 1976 starring Irene Cara, Lonette [=McKee=], and Dwan Smith that follows a singing trio of sisters and their turbulent rise in Harlem. It was [[TheRemake remade]] in 2012 starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Music/WhitneyHouston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, and Music/CeeLoGreen.


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'''''Sparkle''''' ''Sparkle'' is a film originally made in 1976 starring Irene Cara, Lonette [=McKee=], and Dwan Smith that follows a singing trio of sisters and their turbulent rise in Harlem. It was [[TheRemake remade]] in 2012 starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Music/WhitneyHouston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, and Music/CeeLoGreen.

24th Oct '15 5:32:25 PM nombretomado
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* CaughtOnTape: The Sisters' performance opening for Aretha Franklin turns out to be live on local television, cue Emma waking from her slumber.



* PrimeTime / CaughtOnTape: The Sisters' performance opening for Aretha Franklin turns out to be live on local television, cue Emma waking from her slumber.
7th Sep '15 12:54:16 PM nombretomado
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* NewYorkCity: Harlem, to be exact.
16th Mar '15 12:50:24 PM XFllo
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* ChristmasCake: Tammy/Sister; it's mentioned quite a few times in the film that she's nearing 30 and not yet married.



* DomesticAbuser: Satin to Tammy.
** PlayedForDrama: There's one scene where they leave Baker's after a failed show, and Satin chases her through the house (in slow motion, no less) and continues to chastise her with a belt.

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* DomesticAbuser: Satin to Tammy.
** PlayedForDrama: There's
Tammy. PlayedForDrama as there's one scene where they leave Baker's after a failed show, and Satin chases her through the house (in slow motion, no less) and continues to chastise her with a belt.



* ManofWealthandTaste: Satin.

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* ManofWealthandTaste: ManOfWealthAndTaste: Satin.



* [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname Only Known By Her Nickname]]: Tammy's actual name is said very few times in the entire film, and she's often referred to as "Sister".

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* [[OnlyKnownByTheirNickname OldMaid: Tammy/Sister; it's mentioned quite a few times in the film that she's nearing 30 and not yet married.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname:
Only Known By Her Nickname]]: Nickname. Tammy's actual name is said very few times in the entire film, and she's often referred to as "Sister".
12th Apr '14 5:20:21 PM Daylight
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* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: Sister falls for Satin and rejects [[NiceGuy Levi]] who she was dating previously.



* PrimeTime / CaughtOnTape: The Sisters' performance opening for Aretha Franklin turns out to be live on local television, cue Emma waking from her slumber.

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* PrimeTime / CaughtOnTape: The Sisters' performance opening for Aretha Franklin turns out to be live on local television, cue Emma waking from her slumber. slumber.
* PlayingAgainstType: Funny man, Mike Epps, does play a comedian, but his character Satin, is a self-hating black man who got rich by telling jokes that insulting black people, and he's an abusive husband to Sister.
28th Feb '14 4:58:42 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''Sparkle''''' is a film originally made in 1976 starring Irene Cara, Lonette [=McKee=], and Dwan Smith that follows a trio of Sisters and their turbulent rise in Harlem. It was [[TheRemake remade]] in 2012 starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Music/WhitneyHouston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, and Music/CeeLoGreen.


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'''''Sparkle''''' is a film originally made in 1976 starring Irene Cara, Lonette [=McKee=], and Dwan Smith that follows a singing trio of Sisters sisters and their turbulent rise in Harlem. It was [[TheRemake remade]] in 2012 starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Music/WhitneyHouston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, and Music/CeeLoGreen.

28th Feb '14 4:58:13 PM Mdumas43073
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Sparkle is a film originally starring Irene Cara, Lonette [=McKee=], and Dwan Smith in 1976 that follows a trio of Sisters and their turbulent rise in Harlem. It has been later remade starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Music/WhitneyHouston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, and Featuring Cee Lo Green.


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Sparkle '''''Sparkle''''' is a film originally made in 1976 starring Irene Cara, Lonette [=McKee=], and Dwan Smith in 1976 that follows a trio of Sisters and their turbulent rise in Harlem. It has been later remade was [[TheRemake remade]] in 2012 starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Music/WhitneyHouston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, and Featuring Cee Lo Green.

Music/CeeLoGreen.

15th Nov '13 1:55:40 PM MarkLungo
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Sparkle is a film originally starring Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, and Dwan Smith in 1976 that follows a trio of Sisters and their turbulent rise in Harlem. It has been later remade starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, and Featuring Cee Lo Green.


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Sparkle is a film originally starring Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, [=McKee=], and Dwan Smith in 1976 that follows a trio of Sisters and their turbulent rise in Harlem. It has been later remade starring Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Whitney Houston, Music/WhitneyHouston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, and Featuring Cee Lo Green.




* FreezeFrameBonus / Foreshadowing: There's a scene where Sparkle is at a Record Store, in her listening booth there's a record sleeve with "COLUMBIA" labeled across the top. Later on in the film, the girls are discovered by an executive from Columbia Records.

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* FreezeFrameBonus / Foreshadowing: FreezeFrameBonus[=/=]Foreshadowing: There's a scene where Sparkle is at a Record Store, in her listening booth there's a record sleeve with "COLUMBIA" labeled across the top. Later on in the film, the girls are discovered by an executive from Columbia Records.Creator/ColumbiaRecords.



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18th Jun '13 7:20:43 AM ilritmo
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* FreezeFrameBonus / Foreshadowing: There's a scene where Sparkle is at a Record Store, in her listening booth there's a record sleeve with "COLUMBIA" labeled across the top. Later on in the film, the girls are discovered by an executive from Columbia Records.
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