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Dreamgirl Film Review

 

Mentioned a few times on here over the last 18 months, now out on release in the USA and does seem to have been recieved well

Here's a clip from one review can read full version on the Charleston City Paper Website (link below)

Dreamgirls
Dreamworks SKG
Directed by Bill Condon
With Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Hudson, Jamie Foxx, and Eddie Murphy
Rated PG-13

DECEMBER 20, 2006
FILM REVIEW | Mo Betta Motown
Dreamgirls hits most of the right notes for drama told through song

BY SCOTT RENSHAW
.. The tale opens in the 1960s, at a Detroit talent competition. A vocal trio calling themselves the Dreamettes — Deena (Beyoncé Knowles), Effie (Jennifer Hudson), and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) — fails to win the evening, but they capture the attention of Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx), a car salesman with visions of becoming an entertainment manager. Taylor successfully wrangles a gig for the Dreamettes as touring backup singers for popular soul performer James "Thunder" Early (Eddie Murphy), but soon the women promise to be even bigger than the headliner. And when fame enters the equation, relationships shift and become complicated.
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full review can be read here

http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/gyrobas...oid=oid%3A21202




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