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Times Staff WriterIt was only 20 minutes, and just four scenes, but the big-screen version of the Tony Award-winning musical "Dreamgirls" was greeted with a rousing cheer and applause here Friday. Starring Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles and Eddie Murphy, the film won't...
Times Staff WriterThe eighth time proved the charm for veteran British director Ken Loach, whose historical drama "The Wind That Shakes the Barley" was the surprise winner of the Palme d'Or Sunday night at the Festival de Cannes. Because Loach has been such a fixture here...
It's been hard to find anyone in the last few weeks who hasn't been talking about "Dreamgirls," which is sitting pretty in the pole position of this year's Oscar derby. But if there's one person who hasn't been taking the movie's academy appeal for...
Tags: Oliver Stone, Wildlife, Clint Eastwood, Helen Mirren, Matt Damon
Susan King, Times Staff WriterMartin Scorsese's gangster epic "The Departed" was named the best picture of 2006 at the 79th annual Academy Awards on Sunday evening at the Kodak Theatre. Scorsese won his elusive first directing Oscar for the film, which also won for adapted...
Times Staff WriterThe faux play was the centerpiece of theatrical producers Max Bialystock (Zero Mostel) and Leo Bloom's (Gene Wilder) scheme to make a bundle of money by intentionally staging a huge flop in Brooks' 1968 movie comedy, "The Producers." Much to their...
Tags: Gene Wilder, John Bailey, Will Ferrell, Movies, Music Theater
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has chosen two award show newbies to produce the 81st annual Academy Awards. Producer Laurence Mark and writer-director Bill Condon, who worked together on the 2006 hit musical "Dreamgirls," were...
Zap2It.com"Dreamgirls" is alive with the sound of music. It's a love song two times over, a tribute to a vibrant period of American popular music as well as to a style of filmmaking we don't get to see enough of, the big budget Hollywood musical. As directed by...
MOVIES Best picture "Blood Diamond": nominated by the Broadcast Film Critics Assn. "United 93": winner, New York Film Critics Circle award. "Children of Men": The dark drama had generated plenty of early buzz for its star, Clive Owen, and director...
Times Staff WriterFor the last few years, Hollywood has become littered with the carcasses of Broadway sensations that died on the big screen. Remember "Rent"? "Phantom of the Opera"? "The Producers"? Among the few exceptions are "Chicago" and now "Dreamgirls." The...
Tags: Lauryn Hill, Movies, Diana Ross, Television, David Geffen
Zap2It.comThere were no surprises among the nominees for the Directors Guild of America's feature films ... with the exception of a conspicuously absent Clint Eastwood. On Tuesday, Jan. 9, the DGA announced its nominees: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for "Babel,"...
By Tom O'Neil, The EnvelopeHollywood holds its breath on the eve of Tuesday's announcement of who'll be nominated by the Directors' Guild of America. Not only is the prize highly valued among showbiz's most important kudos, but it points the direction toward what will happen in...
Zap2It.comThe screenwriters nominated for the Writers Guild of America may have worked on 10 very different films, but they all have one thing in common: They're all first-time invitees to the WGA party. The WGA announced its feature screenwriting nominations on...
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