"One thing—Paula Abdul ain't shit. That girl is singing off-key on the record." -Whitney Houston
2018 Ranked: boxd.it/1O9TO
WOW. Kevin MacDonald's documentary on Whitney Houston is one of the rawest and most interesting explorations of a talent that I can recall seeing in some time. Whitney, the documentary, subtly announces early in the film that this will be part "Whitney Houston as a star and person" and part "Whitney Houston the enigma." Before watching this film all I really knew about her was (1) Maybe the best voice in history (2) Drugs (3) Bobby Brown not a good idea.
This films features interviews with close family members, work associates and Bobby Brown. There is also a great deal of previously…