Monday, August 19, 2013

Glitter



2001 American Feature

Cast: Mariah Carey, Max Beesley, Da Brat, Tia Texada, Valarie Pettiford, Ann Magnuson, Terrence Howard, Dorian Harewood, Eric Benét and Padma Lakshmi
Director: Vondie Curtis Hall
Writer: Kate Lanier, based on an idea by Mariah Carey

Synopsis:
The rags-to-riches tale of Billie Frank, a struggling singer in the 1980s club music scene.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 2.1/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 7% / Audience: 45%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 14% / Audience: 5.7%
  • OMG rating: 2/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • Razzie Award for Worst Actress (Carey).

Notes/Trivia:
  • Currently ranked #38 on the Internet Movie Database "Bottom 100". 
  • Glitter is listed in The Official Razzie Movie Guide as one of the the "100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made".
  • The Glitter soundtrack was the weakest-selling album in Mariah Carey's career, prompting Virgin Records/EMI to sever their ties with her.

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