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"Les Miserables

True Meaning Behind 'Les Misérables'

Bradley Stephens | Posted 02.20.2013 | Books
Bradley Stephens

When he began to publish his novel Les Misérables, Victor Hugo orchestrated a characteristically savvy publicity campaign.

Do You Hear the People Sing?: A Star-Studded Les Misérables Translates to the Big Screen

Carey Purcell | Posted 02.18.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

The musical Les Misérables has finally made it to the screen, with even more pomp and circumstance than the stage. And, I am happy to report, just as much glory.

A Walk With Jean Valjean and Cosette, Part 3

Lee Fahnestock | Posted 02.18.2013 | Books
Lee Fahnestock

There, at a remote, decrepit, and inconspicuous location with crumbling walls, with a small corner room partitioned off for Cosette, the pair -- prison-hardened man and frightened child -- would enjoy for a while the first warm affection that either had known.

WATCH: What It's Like To Be Married To Anne Hathaway

Posted 12.18.2012 | Weddings

Anne Hathaway may be all smiles now that her performance in "Les Miserables" is earning Oscar buzz, but she admitted that it's a "miracle" that her ma...

What's The Saddest Movie This Holiday Season?

Posted 02.17.2013 | Comedy

"Django Unchained" and "Les Miserables" are two of the holiday season's biggest movies, and they also happen to cover pretty heavy subject matter. ...

Christopher Rosen

Why Did It Smell So Bad On The Set Of 'Les Miserables'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment

When Eddie Redmayne isn't giving support to some of the biggest stars in Hollywood -- recent co-workers include Michelle Williams and Hugh Jackman -- ...

A Walk With Jean Valjean and Cosette, Part 2

Lee Fahnestock | Posted 02.17.2013 | Books
Lee Fahnestock

With a glance across his right shoulder at the tall Observatory, rising above a light mantle of snow, Valjean loses no further time in starting down the quick easterly pitch of the short Rue Cassin.

Perry Brass: The Manly Pursuit of Desire: Jean Valjean at Christmas

Perry Brass | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Perry Brass

To me, as a gay Jew at this difficult Christmas, thinking about Jean Valjean (and his creator Victor Hugo), even remembering crying my eyes out over him, are all very good. Because goodness is definitely its own reward, and we need to remember that.

Lincoln Surges Ahead of Les Miserables in Oscar Best Picture Race

Tom O'Neil | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

What a difference a few days makes. On Dec. 12, Les Miserables had a cozy lead in Oscar's Best Picture race, according to a poll of experts conducted by Gold Derby. Just two days later, Lincoln has surged ahead.

Christopher Rosen

How Samantha Barks Earned One Of Hollywood's Most Coveted Roles

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.14.2012 | Entertainment

Before Samantha Barks was cast as Eponine in Tom Hooper's film adaptation of "Les Miserables," she was reportedly competing with Lea Michele, Scarlett...

The 12 Best Wedding Moments Of 2012

Posted 12.14.2012 | Weddings

Instead of ho-hum toasts and routine entertainment, these weddings brought us Broadway-caliber flash mobs, superstar wedding singers and intricately choreographed dances.

A Walk With Jean Valjean and Cosette

Lee Fahnestock | Posted 02.12.2013 | Books
Lee Fahnestock

The first of a series of walks by the translator of the first complete, modern edition of Victor Hugo's great novel, Les Misérables. Walk one: Jean Valjean leads Cosette to their first Paris home.

Review: Les Misérables (2012)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.12.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The harshest thing I can say about Tom Hooper's Les Misérables is that I can only imagine those who have not seen the original show wondering what the fuss has been all about.

'Lincoln' Leads Golden Globes With 7 Nominations

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The Golden Globe Award nominations have been announced and "Argo," "Les Miserables," "Lincoln," and "Girls" are among the nominees. The nominations we...

'Les Miserables' Nabs Best Musical Nomination

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced and "Les Miserables" is among the big nominees. The Tom Hooper adaptation ...

Golden Globes Nominations For Best Movie Comedy & Musical Announced

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced and the Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy category exhibits some of ...

Anne Hathaway Among Golden Globe Nominees

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced and the Best Supporting Actress category includes some acting greats. The ...

Tommy Lee Jones Among Golden Globe Nominees

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The nominations for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday and the Best Supporting Actor category includes some big names. The...

2013 Golden Globe Nominees Include 'Les Miserables,' 'Lincoln'

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The Golden Globe nominations are here and "Les Miserables," "Argo," "Lincoln," "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Silver Linings Playbook" are among the year's b...

Your 2013 Golden Globes Nominees

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The 2013 Golden Globes Nominations have been announced, and a familiar slate of actors, actresses, films and TV shows have earned the honor. Nominees ...

The 2013 Golden Globe Nominations Are Here

Posted 12.13.2012 | Entertainment

The Golden Globes 2013 nominations are here. The Golden Globes ceremony, the 70th in the history of the awards show, will be held on Sunday, Jan. 1...

Les Mis at the Four Seasons/ Museum of the Moving Image Honors Hugh Jackman

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

From his Jean Valjean role in Les Miserables and his generous on-the-spot performances at various celebrations, including a lunch hosted by Ron Meyer, Hugh Jackman is truly a songman you want to have around.

WATCH: This Was Not One Of Lauer's Finer Moments

Posted 12.12.2012 | Media

Well this was not one of Matt Lauer's finer moments. The "Today" host interviewed "Les Miserables" star Anne Hathaway Wednesday morning, just one ...

Predicting The Golden Globes

Mike Hogan | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

If I sound like a person who disrespects the impact of the Globes, that's because I am. The Globes mean nothing ever, especially in 2012, with the Oscar nominations being announced before the HFPA hand out their trophies.

Les Miserables: Singing For Supper

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Squalor, sewers, Dickensian suffering, a splendor of operatic riches! If you are director Tom Hooper, how do you follow the drama of the multi-Oscar winning King's Speech?