Tanner Stransky
November 27, 2009 AT 05:00 AM EST

Dreamgirls

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG-13
runtime
131 minutes
Limited Release Date
12/15/06
Wide Release Date
12/25/06
performer
Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Beyonce Knowles, Danny Glover, Eddie Murphy, Keith Robinson, Anika Noni Rose
director
Bill Condon
distributor
Paramount Pictures
author
Bill Condon
genre
Drama, musical

We gave it a B+

The good outweighs the bad in this fast-moving production of Dreamgirls. Specifically, American Idol alum Mercado disappoints as an overly weak Deena Jones, but newbie Moya Angela delivers a searing, from-the-gut performance as the wronged Effie White. (dreamgirlsonstage.com) B+Tanner Stranky

Read the full EW review.

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