Article Written by Marijana Miric
This Toronto-filmed musical drama took the title of Best Picture at the 75th Academy Awards in 2003, making it the first musical to win Best Picture since ‘Oliver!’ in 1969. Exploring the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in 1920’s Chicago, ‘Chicago’ won 6 of their 13 Academy Award nominations, including the coveted title of ‘Best Picture.’ Chicago’s own Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart would have shimmied their hearts to out accept that award, but the film’s producer, Martin Richards, beat them to it.
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