History Film / Sparkle

26th Jan '18 7:18:17 PM nombretomado
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* MarilynMonroe: The reason why Sister straightens her hair. "You'll never see a kink on Marilyn 'S. for Sexy' Monroe!"
18th Sep '17 10:08:20 AM bitemytail
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* MarilynMonroe: The reason why Sister straightens her hair. "You'll never see a kink on Marilyn [[WithACapitalT 'S. for Sexy']] Monroe!"

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* MarilynMonroe: The reason why Sister straightens her hair. "You'll never see a kink on Marilyn [[WithACapitalT 'S. for Sexy']] Sexy' Monroe!"
7th Jun '16 2:44:40 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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-->'''Tammy:''' Cliff Bells? Come on, I won't embarrass myself- didn't MarvinGaye get booed out of there?

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-->'''Tammy:''' Cliff Bells? Come on, I won't embarrass myself- didn't MarvinGaye Music/MarvinGaye get booed out of there?
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'''''Sparkle''''' is a film originally made in 1976 starring Irene Cara, Lonette [=McKee=], and Dwan Smith that follows a singing trio of sisters and their turbulent rise in Harlem.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'''''Sparkle''''' ''Sparkle'' is a film originally made in 1976 starring Irene Cara, Lonette [=McKee=], and Dwan Smith that follows a singing trio of sisters and their turbulent rise in Harlem.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.

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