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Dreamgirls

Overview


Genre :

Musical, Drama

Release Date :

December 15, 2006 (NY, LA)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Bill Condon

Starring :

Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover, Anika Noni Rose, Jennifer Hudson, Keith Robinson, Bobby Slayton, Hinton Battle, Sharon Leal

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : B+

“..the rare movie musical with real rapture in it..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
“..should sing loud and strong through awards season and beyond..”
by David Rooney [Variety]
3 of 5

“..impressive musical numbers and some good performances... I found the human story to be rather lacking..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
2.5 of 4

“..glitzy but surprisingly emotionally muted saga..”
by Tim Knight [Reel]
3.5 of 4

“..a wonderful entertainment: a musical that, while not skimping on the music, delivers a multi-layered storyline featuring complex characters..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..a damn good commercial movie..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
4.5 of 5
Reviewed by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
4 of 4
Reviewed by Jack Mathews [New York Daily News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Bruce Newman [San Jose Mercury News]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Kenneth Turan [Los Angeles Times]

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