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'Dreamgirls' Is a Triumph of Old School Glamour

Based loosely on the career of Diana Ross and the Supremes, Dreamgirls is alive with the sound of music.

It's a love song two times over, a tribute to both a vibrant period of American popular music and the big budget Hollywood musical.

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Kenneth Turan is the film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR's Morning Edition, as well as the director of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. He has been a staff writer for the Washington Post and TV Guide, and served as the Times' book review editor.

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