The omission of Bill Condon from the list of directing Oscar nominees was a shock to the growing legions of Dreamgirls fans across North America. Condon's DreamWorks and Paramount-backed production, which won the best picture (musical or comedy) Golden Globe, also faced a crushing shutout in the best picture Oscar category. Although the film took eight Academy Award nominations, more than any other this year, and has now grossed in excess of $100m at the box office, Condon's ...
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