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Wednesday, March 14 2012

Revisiting 'The Bodyguard': A Romantic Blockbuster for Adults

The legacy of the The Bodyguard, beyond the greatness of Whitney, the vision of Kasdan, and the wisdom of Costner, is that it's possible to please the public and produce profit on a massive scale by intelligently presenting the complexities of adult love.


Columns

Tuesday, February 28 2012

Dead Stars Tell No Tales: Whitney Houston's Death Casts New Light Onto Memoirs by Two '70s Pop Stars

Just as the winners of the war tend to write the history books, only survivors write memoirs. Nile Rodgers' Le Freak and Gil Scott-Heron's The Last Holiday.


Reviews

Thursday, March 18 2010

Whitney Houston: Whitney Houston: The Deluxe Anniversary Edition

In 1985, Whitney Houston was singing with power, emotion, flash, and style, and she had the ability to leave entire audiences stunned.


Blogs

Thursday, February 16 2012

Whitney Houston and the Wages of Fame

Pop diva Whitney Houston's death this past weekend was sad, yet not wholly unexpected -- nor were the efforts to instantly beatify the singer, a response common in regards to celebrities who die prematurely and as a result of their own appetite for destruction.


News

Thursday, March 8 2012

Whitney Houston’s drug issues resonate within the industry

LOS ANGELES — Whitney Houston’s death last month on the eve of the Grammy awards still has fans and the music industry reeling, but it


Tuesday, February 14 2012

Will we always love Whitney?

LOS ANGELES — When Whitney Houston was found lifeless in her Beverly Hills hotel room Saturday, music fans heard more than a few echoes of another 198


Monday, February 13 2012

Whitney Houston: A voice that served the song

CHICAGO — Whitney Houston was for nearly two decades the center of pop music, an inspiration to several generations of pop divas, from Mariah Carey to


Monday, February 13 2012

Houston’s tone in ‘I Will Always Love You’ was pure, game-changing

LOS ANGELES — The voice floats confidently but quietly in the first few lines of Whitney Houston’s version of “I Will Always Love You,” the


Sunday, February 12 2012

Grammys 2012: Music industry deals with ‘a death in our family’

LOS ANGELES — Roughly a quarter-century ago, Whitney Houston’s peers crowned her pop’s new princess when they awarded her the Grammy for best female


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