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"Les Miserables

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.

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?

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."

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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...

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...

The Other 18 Oscar Categories

David Rothschild | Posted 04.01.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

While these predictions focus more on mainstream movies, it is not necessarily the ones dominating the main categories: Life of Pi leads in three, Zero Dark Thirty in three, Anna Karenina in two, and Lincoln in only one.

7 Sites You Should Be Wasting Your Time On Right Now

Posted 01.30.2013 | Comedy

If the cold weather is getting you down, or you've had enough of Beyonce and Lance Armstrong parodies, why not take a break with some of the best new ...

Love in the Time of Awards Season

Candy Spelling | Posted 01.29.2013 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

Most people I knew who had seen it, told me to brace myself before watching it. So why then is Amour which has been described as abysmal, depressing and boring winning so many coveted film prizes?

Victor Hugo and Abraham Lincoln

Norman MacAfee | Posted 03.31.2013 | Entertainment
Norman MacAfee

In this film awards season, two works embody enduring pinnacles of idealism.

The Next 'Les Mis'?

Posted 01.24.2013 | Entertainment

Has the success of "Les Miserables" made film audiences that much more likely to spend money on big-screen musicals? That's the hope of Phoenix Pictur...

WATCH: 'Les Miz' Goes Gluten-Free In Wonderfully-Sung Parody

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.22.2013 | Home

Of all the "Les Miserables" spoofs we've seen lately, this one by musical theater performer and composer Michael Bihovsky might be our favorite. Th...

A Review of the Academy Awards Best Picture Films

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 03.20.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Sorensen

I could write numerous articles on how Tarantino and DiCaprio got the shaft, how Christopher Nolan got cheated, and how Looper didn't even get a best original screenplay nomination, but I'll stick to just the Best Picture category to tear apart.