December 15, 2006 (Limited)
December 25, 2006
Rated PG-13 for language, some sexuality and drug content
Twenty-five years after first bringing Broadway audiences to their feet, the Tony Award-winning musical sensation "Dreamgirls" comes to the big screen starring Academy Award® winner Jamie Foxx ("Ray"), Beyoncé Knowles ("Austin Powers in Goldmember"), Eddie Murphy ("The Nutty Professor," "Dr. Dolittle"), Danny Glover ("Lethal Weapon"), Jennifer Hudson ("American Idol"), and Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose (Broadway's "Caroline or Change").
Set in the turbulent late 1960s and early ‘70s, "Dreamgirls" follows the rise of a trio...
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I just watched Dreamgirls
, the Best Musical or Comedy of the Year according to the Golden Globes. The movie, starring Beyonce Knowles and Jamie Foxx, has skyrocketed "American Idol" non-winner Jennifer Hudson to stardom (and an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress) and earned Eddie Murphy an Oscar nomination as well. There was a lot of fuss when Dreamgirls
didn't make the cut as a Best Picture nominee at the Academy Awards, or when it didn't win Best Song, but it is clear why neither events happened...
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