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"Les Miserables

Is Adele Ready For The Oscars?

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 04.25.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — It was an extra starry, musical day at the Dolby Theatre. Adele took the stage first Friday, followed by the cast of "Les Miserab...

Anne Hathaway's Oscar Acceptance Speech: A Flow Chart

The Soup | Posted 04.24.2013 | Comedy
The Soup

Our core team of mathematicians here at The Soup has developed an algorithm for the speech, which was written the moment nominations were announced, then rehearsed tirelessly to appear off-the-cuff.

LOOK: Remember Anne's First Oscar Nomination

Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

Anne Hathaway is only 30, but the actress has already become a fixture at the Academy Awards. Hathaway, who is favored to win Best Supporting Actre...

Get Others to Share Your Ideas and to Buy

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

An anger-evoking true story that's spreading, "Exec loses job after allegedly slapping toddler on plane," quickly moved Dan Schawbel to write on Faceb...

Oscar Nominees That Inspire Travel

Travelzoo | Posted 04.24.2013 | Travel

As we walk out of the theater, we discuss what we just saw on the big screen: the plot, the acting, the costumes. But on occasion, we also dream of travel.

YouTube's Best Parodies of Oscars 2013 Best Picture Nominees (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

For your pre-Oscars 2013 enjoyment, What's Trending gathered YouTube's most popular parodies of the films nominated for Best Picture at this Year's Academy Awards.

At Restaurant Daniel for the Oscars: Forget Walking the Red Carpet

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York
Regina Weinreich

In New York on Oscar Sunday, the red carpet will be more than a runway for hopefuls in borrowed gowns and glitter.

And The Oscar Goes To Stories Of Loss And Hope..

Greg Garrett | Posted 04.22.2013 | Religion
Greg Garrett

Great stories make us feel as though we are not alone, and these stories offer us the opportunity to enter into stories of great suffering -- and to cultivate the fervent belief that suffering will somehow, someday, pass.


AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Anne Hathaway was deemed best dressed – by people who dress her for work. The "Alice in Wonderland" and "The Dark Knight Ri...

Celluloid Patriotism in the United States of Oscar

H. Alan Scott | Posted 04.21.2013 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

I'm a gold star film fan. I see it IN. THE. THEATER. Movies, though popular worldwide, are very much an American art form. Hashtag PATRIOTISM. Do I even have to tell you that Oscar season is my favorite time of year?

'Les Mis' Is Back!

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.21.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Someone is dreaming the dream: "Les Miserables" is coming back to Broadway. Producer Cameron Mackintosh said Tuesday that the national to...

Stage Door: Bunnicula, Les Misérables

Fern Siegel | Posted 04.20.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Downtown theater legend Charles Busch is best known for his satiric gender-bender plays. So it's something of a revelation to see him adapting a best-selling children's book into "a rabbit tale of musical mystery."

Why The Oscars Are More Relevant Than Ever

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — How accurate is "Zero Dark Thirty"? Is "Lincoln" an epic of historical recreation or a high school history lesson? What did you think...

Surprising Wins At London Theater Prize

AP | Posted 02.18.2013 | Arts

LONDON -- Director Danny Boyle's Olympics opening ceremony has been named theater event of the year at London's Whatsonstage awards. Boyle's spectacu...

Anne Hathaway Wasn't The Only 'Les Mis' Star To Starve

Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment

Much has been made of Anne Hathaway's extreme pre-"Les Miserables" dieting, but it seems she was hardly the only star to adopt a brutal regimen in pre...

Hugh Jackman On Why Rumors About His Sexuality 'Bug' His Wife

Posted 02.14.2013 | Gay Voices

Hugh Jackman's star turn in "Les Misérables" has once again made him a darling among gay audiences -- and that's not to mention his rugged good looks...

WATCH: 'Les Miserables' Takes Over A Wedding

Posted 02.12.2013 | Weddings

If you're searching for a little inspiration for your wedding's entertainment, look no further than "Les Miserables." On Saturday, a video of weddi...

Which 'Les Mis' Role Almost Went To Scarlett Johansson?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.12.2013 | Entertainment

Scarlett Johansson dreamed a dream, and it apparently had to do with her playing Fantine in "Les Miserables." In an interview with abo...

Scarlett Johansson Reveals Why She May Have Lost Out to Anne Hathaway During Les Misérables Auditions

Vanity Fair | Posted 04.13.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

By Julie Miller, Vanity Fair On Sunday night, Anne Hathaway collected yet another acting trophy -- and gave yet another polarizing acceptance speec...

More Musicals For Hathaway

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment

BERLIN -- Anne Hathaway says she'd like to do more musicals after the Oscar-nominated "Les Miserables" – but don't expect her to launch into a s...

WATCH: South Korean Soldiers Belt Out 'Les Mis' Parody

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

By Ju-min Park SEOUL, Feb 8 (Reuters) - South Korean military conscripts may have dreamed a dream of defending the homeland, but their...

Popcorn Can Make You Insane

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment
Bonni Brodnick

How about we just watch the movie? Park the popcorn. Ditch the Milk Duds. Turn off your cell phone. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show. You will find when you exit the theater there will be no popcorn crumbs all over the front of you, nor empty candy boxes and soda cups surrounding where you sat.

Getting to We

Bob McKinnon | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Bob McKinnon

President Obama will give his State of the Union speech on Tuesday evening. And while the state of our economy may be improving and the state of our standing in the world strong, if he is truly honest he should admit that the state of our union is not where it should be.

Hugh Jackman 'Can't Remember' Daniel Day-Lewis' Name

Posted 02.07.2013 | Entertainment

Hugh Jackman: deadpan comic wizard or in need of a nap? Probably both at this point in awards season, but that's the question raised by a TIME magazin...

6 Of YouTube's Most Impressive One-Man 'Les Misérables' Medleys (VIDEO)

| Posted 02.07.2013 | Teen

By Aja Romano "One-man medleys" — the phenomenon in which talented YouTubers record, edit, and sync their own voices singing in harmony — are i...