In Theaters Friday: Sparkle and The Expendables 2Published by Smriti Mundhra on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 9:19 am.
There’s something for everyone at the box office this weekend. In one corner, we have Sparkle, for lovers of semi-biographical-musical-period-remakes or anyone interested in seeing the late, great Whitney Houston in her comeback performance.
If emoting through song is the kind of thing that makes you want to gouge out your eyes and pour wax in your ears, there’s the more testosterone-y Expendables 2, starring Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Norris and a bunch of other aging muscle-men reliving their heydays.
Will it be a battle of the sexes at the box office, or have we moved on from those kinds of gender stereotypes? We’ll find out on Monday.