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Les Miserables Movie

Can You Hear the People Sing?

Kim Witman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Arts
Kim Witman

Even though Les Mis is not traditional operatic territory, it begs for an instrument up to the challenge. (We were praying for Colm Wilkinson to bust through that upstage door...)

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...

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...

The 'Good Fairy Tale' and the Movie Les Mis

Carol Smaldino | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

To my mind, we need some more "good" fairy tales, in that we need the inspiration to work at the realities of our selves, and of course each other, and of course the larger world. The giving it up to God almost spoiled my enjoyment of the movie.

Do Critics Hear the People Sing? In Defense of Les Miserables

Ben Lerner | Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment
Ben Lerner

I'll save the review, but the faithful film of the musical phenomenon is just as emotionally exhausting and breathtaking as it should be. It left me properly devastated and touched, and surely ready to analyze the performances.

Russell Crowe Responds To Adam Lambert's 'Les Miserables' Slam

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 01.02.2013 | Entertainment

Russell Crowe took to his Twitter account Tuesday night to respond to a very vocal "Les Miserables" critic. Singer and former American Idol contes...

A-Sides Music: My Heart's Full Of Love Over Les Mis

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

So many thoughts ran through my head the other day as I sat with my parents and waited for Les Misérables to start after 101 trailers that preceded i...

WATCH: 'We've Been To Funerals And Been Less Upset'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.31.2012 | Comedy

What does it say about a movie when it makes you cry more than attending a family member's funeral? And, though this question may best be saved for a ...

Adam Lambert Slams 'Les Miserables'

Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment

After months of anticipation, the film adaptation of "Les Miserables" hit theaters on Christmas Day. Starring Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jac...

The Enduring Radicalism of Les Miserables

Nathan Newman | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Nathan Newman

The real measure of the radicalism of Les Miserables is not in the character of the heroes or the evils visited upon them, but in that of the movie's villain, Inspector Javert. 

Les Miserables Is Truly the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The film version of Les Miserables is truly an amalgamation of the good, the bad and the ugly. All three elements are found in this epic film of faith, forgiveness and redemption.

ReThink Review: Les Misérables -- In Your Face!

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I feel like the makers of Les Misérables attempted to solve a problem few people other than myself even consider a problem, and by doing so, created more problems that made the movie unpleasant to watch.

Do You Hear the People Sing? Les Miserables Is a Musical Masterpiece!

Lee Allport | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment
Lee Allport

When you venture out to see Les Miserables, go with an open mind and an open heart. Allow the actors to tell their story their way, which may be different than what you've experienced in the past.

My Son, 'Les Miz,' and Me

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.22.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Lives have soundtracks. Les Miz is ours.

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...

'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.

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.

Why Tom Hooper Took The Ultimate Risk With 'Les Miserables'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.17.2012 | Entertainment

It's always interesting to to see what a directer who's just won the Academy Award chooses for his next project. It's a little different for actors --...

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.

What's The Word On 'Les Miserables'?

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment

-- Tom Hooper's extravaganza, big-screen telling of the beloved musical "Les Miserables" is as relentlessly driven as the ruthless Inspector Javert h...

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?

WATCH: This Video Will Make 'Les Mis' Fans Jealous

Posted 12.05.2012 | Weddings

With less than one month to go before the release of the film adaptation of "Les Miserables," musical theater-loving couples may find themselves dream...

Is 'Les Miserables' The New Best Picture Front-Runner?

Mike Hogan | Posted 01.27.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

One last Argo vs. Lincoln vs. Les Miserables note: Can we imagine a scenario where one of them wins Best Picture and another wins Best Director? Like Les Miserables and Ben Affleck, or Argo and Steven Spielberg?