Film “Sparkle” recalls a time when Detroit shined

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DETROIT (Reuters) – A two-story house on West Grand Boulevard was once a music-makers' paradise, but is now a monument – a museum, really – to a colorful city that, behind new movie "Sparkle", is recalling its past with renewed pride. The home of Motown Records, which became known as Hitsville USA during the record label's 1960s heyday, looked like many others on its block. But behind its walls, business was anything but usual, and "Sparkle" seems to have captured the magic of the times, city residents told Reuters in recent interviews. …