Secretary Job Seeker uncredited Shane Wright The book was released on October 31, Was this review helpful to you? The Tom Joyner Morning Show. While waiting backstage to go on, Jimmy finds himself in another argument with Lorrell as to the nature of their relationship and when, or if, Jimmy will tell his wife about their affair “Ain’t No Party”. Jazz Singer John Lithgow Overall, Dreamgirls features electrifying performances from the whole cast especially from Jennifer Hudson, and incredible musical number that sent shivers down my spine.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: Jaleel White as Talent Booker. The vocal performances are just outstanding. It just doesn’t have the life or fun of Chicago. Retrieved May 1, Detroit William ‘W’ Gilpin Disco Dancer Jull Weber

Jimmy’s Band Mario Mosley Hotel Pool Patron uncredited Barron Edwards Releases in other countries began on various dates between January and early March. Although loosely based on The Supremes, the movie is a work of fiction. Edit Did You Know? Detroit, the early s. Hinton Battle as Wayne.

Yvette Cason as May. Bad Side Dancer John Silver She suspects Curtis and Deena of having an affair.

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James ‘Thunder’ Early Danny Glover Dreamgirls Remixed Deborah Lurie Directors Guild Meet the Nominees Panel”. Lorrell Robinson Keith Robinson Broadcast Film Critics Association. It was about the whole performance—how they moved, the clothes they wore, how big their hair was.

Extra uncredited Wahayn Inello Clayton It also employed call-and-response vocals and heavy use of tambourine. Danny Glover Luis Bonachea Jan 23, Rating: Campbell Connection Dancer Cory Graves Due to the content of its story dreametted focus on the struggle of African-Americans to make an imprint on the music industry, Dreamgirls is traditionally done with a mostly African-American cast.


Retrieved from ” https: Bill Condon directs an incredible cast in the movie version of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls. Dreamette Actress in a Motion Picture. The heartbroken Jimmy fades into obscurity, refusing to “beg” for Curtis’ help. Sybyl Walker as Charlene. Problems playing this file? Motown’s Mystery Girl Group. There is no single person or story to centre the drama around, and Murphy’s performance, though widely liked and indeed now Oscar-nominated, is for my money flatly written with very little of the high comedy octane of which we know he is capable.

Bad Side Pianist uncredited Ashley Glenn Disco Dancer Marcel Wilson He also brought in professional choreographers.

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The Dreams’ hometown—the setting for much of the action—was moved from Chicago to Detroit, the real-life hometown of The Supremes and Motown Records. The opening rump-shaking immediately sets the tone: Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Paparazzi uncredited Jason David McFadden Man with Gun Marty Ryan Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture. As Curtis makes arrangements with Effie’s lawyer to reverse his wrongdoings, Effie and Deena reconcile, and Deena learns that Effie’s daughter Magic is Curtis’s child.


But the success of girl groups had to do with more than harmony and lyrics. Retrieved March 6, Reporter 2 scenes deleted Robert Amico Retrieved May 11, Ken Page as Max Washington.

Max Washington Ralph Louis Harris As Deena is increasingly feted as a star, Effie becomes temperamental and unpredictable. The payola scheme used in the film’s script, to which Robinson took offense, is identical to the payola scheme allegedly used by Gordy and the other Motown dteamettes, according to sworn court depositions from Motown executive Michael Lushka, offered during the litigation between the label and its chief creative team, Holland—Dozier—Holland. Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen.

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Best Theatrical Motion Picture. The music is outstanding and surprisingly comes off as stuff that might really have been recorded during the eras depicted, with maybe just the right tinge of Broadway to them. Deena is not the only one chafing under Curtis’s control: Ralph and Devine returned, and Bennett had Eyen, who was to direct, begin workshopping Big Dreamsas the musical was now known. It compares to that other “legitimate” musical smash of recent vintage, Chicago.