Moviegoers who can't resist singing along to "Dancing Queen" are in luck. Universal aims to pump up Labor Day weekend grosses for its hit movie musical "Mamma Mia!" by presenting "Mamma Mia! The Sing-Along Edition" in select theaters nationwide.
The international ensemble "Babel" stood tall as nominations were announced this morning (Jan. 23) for the 79th Annual Academy Awards, although the musical "Dreamgirls" was shut out of the best picture race despite earning eight nominations to seven for "Babel." "Dreamgirls" garnered best supporting actress and actor nods for Jennifer Hudson and Eddie Murphy, respectively.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has turned thumbs down on advertising materials featuring severed fingers that Lions Gate Films had distributed to Web sites to promote its upcoming horror film "Saw II."