After church this morning, went and saw the movie Chicago. Renée Zellweger gave a great performance as Roxie Hart; but Catherine Zeta-Jones was more deserving of the Golden Globe Award. As Velma Kelly she shows her range as she belts out her numbers and dances her ass off. Hopefully, the Academy Awards gets it right. Queen Latifah and Richard Gere also gave great performances. Thus, this is one movie I’ll actually pay to go see again.
Btw, Bob Fosse gets all the credit for taking this musical to Broadway, but lets not forget Maurine Dallas Watkins the playwright who in 1926 wrote Chicago. Inspiration for play came from stories she wrote while a crime reporter for the Chicago Tribune. In the movie, think Miss Sunshine.

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