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HUGE Opening For 'Les Miserables'

Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

"Les Miserables," très magnifique. Tom Hooper's adaptation of the famed musical grossed an estimated $18.2 million on Christmas Day, good for the fou...

WATCH: Here's A 'Les Mis' Video Game From The '90s

Posted 12.26.2012 | Comedy

Someone alert Wayne LaPierre: "Les Miserables" had a two-player fighter Japanese video game in 1998. Really. Evidently, Japan is surprisingly affec...

Will Torture Debate Hurt 'Zero Dark Thirty' At Oscars?

Mike Hogan | Posted 02.23.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Let's keep this short, as there are stockings to hang and reindeers to listen for: It's the night before Christmas, and the only thing stirring is controversy about Zero Dark Thirty and the nationwide opening of Les Miserables.

This Holiday Season, What Happens When All of Our Cultural Memories Go Digital?

Govindini Murty | Posted 02.23.2013 | Technology
Govindini Murty

As you celebrate this holiday season, be sure to save your digital memories by printing them out or backing them up. And beyond that, do everything you can to speak out for internet freedom.

Hathaway Effect Again? Wardrobe Malfunction Gives Buffett a Rise

Dan Mirvish | Posted 02.21.2013 | Business
Dan Mirvish

Now that the Hathaway Effect has been widely acknowledged, how could it be manipulated? Now I'm not suggesting any nefarious motives or a full-scale Elizabeth Warren-inspired NYSE investigation into vaginagate, but...

WATCH: Samantha Barks Shines In New 'Les Miserables' Trailer

Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment

With just days until the release of "Les Miserables," a new trailer has been released for the film. The latest preview highlights newcomer Samantha Ba...

13 Movies To Watch On Christmas Day

Posted 12.25.2012 | Entertainment

Christmas Day movie releases have become quite a tradition in the last decade. The 10 highest-grossing Christmases at the box office have occurred in ...

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.

'Great Expression Of Collective Anger'

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 12.21.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Tom Hooper, the director of intimate character studies like the Oscar-winning "The King's Speech," the HBO miniseries "John Adams" and the...

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.

In Her Genes

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Helena Bonham Carter apparently shares more with Victor Hugo than just a role in the film based on his novel. A study by genealogy web...

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' | 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.

Anne Hathaway Doesn't Want To Feel 'Greedy' About Oscars

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 12.14.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- They've both played superheroes. They've both hosted the Oscars. But what unites "Les Miserables" co-stars Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway ...

Christopher Rosen

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