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"Les Miserables

Good Film News in 2012: The Return of the Old-Fashioned 'Movie'

Scott Mendelson | Posted 08.30.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

This weekend is surely as shining an example as anything that the mainstream film landscape has somewhat self-corrected. We may like to say 'they don't make 'em like they used to.' That may have been true for a time, but it's not true anymore.

REMEMBER WHEN: Watch Katie Holmes Sing 'On My Own'

The Huffington Post | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 06.29.2012 | TV

The news that Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise have ended their five year marriage harkened HuffPost TV back to a early memory in Holmes' small screen care...

PHOTOS: Russell Crowe's 'Les Miz' Hat On Other People

Posted 05.30.2012 | Comedy

You'll have to wait until Dec. 14 to see the longtime-coming film adaptation of "Les Miserables," but you can have a laugh at Russell Crowe's hat in t...

LOOK: Russell Crowe's Shockingly Ridiculous Hat

Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment

You've already gotten glimpse at Tom Hooper's star-studded "Les Miserables," and while this certainly looks like 2012's biggest tearjerker, there is o...

WATCH: Anne Hathaway Dreams A Dream In 'Les Miserables'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment

"Les Miserables," director Tom Hooper's large-scope follow-up to "The King's Speech," is a star-studded affair, but only one marquee player gets cente...

Ryan Budget Punishes the Poorest -- A Return to 'Les Miserables'?

Harlan Green | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Harlan Green

We know Victor Hugo's message is alive and well when Paul Ryan's latest budget proposal continues to punish the poorest for the sins of the wealthiest, who caused the Great Recession and have yet to be punished.

Million Hoodie March, Victor Hugo Edition: Les Miserábles in the South Bronx

Kate Quarfordt | Posted 06.17.2012 | Education
Kate Quarfordt

In all my years making theater in the Bronx, I've never seen kids give this much of a damn about a show before. Ironically enough, I think it's because we've never done a show that connects so directly to their lives.

Is This The Secret To A Successful Musical? | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home

Working on a radio documentary about theatre producers to be broadcast on Monday's Front Row, I suddenly experienced one of those moments to which cha...

Anne Hathaway Not On Crash Diet

Posted 03.30.2012 | Celebrity

Some roles call for an actor to gain or lose a significant amount of weight and that's why they get paid the big bucks. Anne Hathaway may have sco...

FIRST LOOK: Hugh Jackman As Jean Valjean In 'Les Miserables'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

Do you hear the people the tweet? When "the people" is Hugh Jackman, and the tweet is a new photo of his Jean Valjean convict look for "Les Miserables...

Hugh Jackman Slims Down Dramatically

Celebuzz | Posted 05.20.2012 | Celebrity

Hugh Jackman isn’t looking so jacked on the set of Les Miserables....

On Her Own? Samantha Barks Cast As Eponine In 'Les Miserables' Over Taylor Swift

Posted 04.01.2012 | Entertainment

Meet Samantha Barks, the actress who Tom Hooper chose to play Eponine in "Les Miserables" over established Hollywood starlets like Scarlett Johansson,...

Gorgeous Young A-List Stars Battling For Coveted Role?

Posted 11.30.2011 | Entertainment

Before they can get to producing one of the great dramatic stories of all time, the producers of "Les Miserables" are reportedly hosting one of the gr...

Nights On Earth: Conversations with Vince Mendoza and Elf's Matthew Sklar

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Vince Mendoza, the idea of his latest record was partly to embrace the various musicians that he's met over the years and to invite his old friends to participate in his music.

Anne Hathaway: On My Own

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 12.18.2011 | Entertainment

Anne Hathaway has nabbed the coveted role of Fantine in Universal Pictures' and Working Title Films' new production of Les Misérables....

Jordan Zakarin

Hugh Jackman Incredible Fight | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment

Remember when you were a kid, and you played Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, and it was awesome when one of the boxer's heads came flying off? Imagine seein...

University Of Toronto Engineering Class Stage Les Miserables Flash Mob

Posted 11.29.2011 | College

What is better than the struggles of the 19th century French proletariat set to music? Many people say nothing is. The University of Toronto enginee...

'Les Mis' To Hit Big Screen In 3D

Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

Whether you love them or hate them, Broadway musicals are known for their bombastic dramatics, and the upcoming film adaptation of 'Les Miserables,' t...

WATCH: 'Les Mis' Parodies Jay-Z And Alicia Keys In 'Police State Of Mind'

Posted 09.27.2011 | Arts

The 25th anniversary national tour of "Les Miserables" is currently in Los Angeles, and while visiting the City of Angels, the cast took the time to c...

Authentic Bouillabaisse on Bastille Day at South Coast Plaza

Jay Weston | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Bouillabaisse is the traditional Provençal fish soup originated in the port city of Marseille, a hearty and delicious dinner. Marché Moderne in South Coast Plaza will be serving an authentic bouillabaisse for five nights, from July 13th to 17th.

Hugh Jackman Taking On Iconic Role

Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment

This fall, Hugh Jackman will star in "Real Steel," a CGI blowout in which he plays a rugged, washed up boxer who teaches robots how to fight. His nex...

Idol Worship at Middle Age

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

I'm ashamed to say that between raising a child, working and taking care of the endless duties associated with being a grownup, I've lost touch with the part of me that once taped photos of Davy Jones and David Cassidy to my bedroom walls.

Director Of 'The King's Speech' To Tackle 'Les Miserables' Next

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Tom Hooper is going back in time. Once again. Will he find more gold? The Oscar-winning director of "The King's Speech" is closing in on directing ...

Alfie Boe: You've Got to Hear This Guy Sing!

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

When my daughter was a toddler, she would want me to read the same storybook to her over and over, endlessly. I couldn't understand how she could enjo...

My Issue With Susan Boyle

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

Susan Boyle's recent performance on The View was not that of a professional, but of a scared hit-or-miss amateur who seems to have lost her joy for singing.