Acclaimed director of Chicago, Kinsey, Dreamgirls, as well as the Academy Award-winning Gods and Monsters. He also aimed the final two installments from the Twilight Saga. He proved helpful being a journalist for film periodicals. He gained a Golden World in 2006 for directing Dreamgirls. He once dated screenwriter and movie director Ryan Murphy. He aimed Kinsey, a film that starred Liam Neeson.