Cheap Music and Commercial Art
Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Eddie Holland, c. 1962
The movie Dreamgirls
was expected to be an unqualified success, and it almost has been. A film adaptation of the 1981 musical based on the rise of Motown and the Supremes, it's made almost $100 million at the box office, and received eight Academy Award nominations. But, in an Oscar upset, it's not up for Best Picture...