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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 | Food

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.

You Can Hear The People Sing At The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment

Can you hear the people sing? If you're watching the 85th annual Academy Awards on Feb. 24, then perhaps you can. According to Baz Bamigboye of The Da...

Costume Designer Paco Delgado Talks 'Les Miserables'

VOXXI | Eduardo Sanchez-Ubanell | Posted 01.17.2013 | Latino Voices

VOXXI sat down with Spanish costume designer Paco Delgado to talk about his Oscar-nominated work on the blockbuster Hollywood movie, "Les Miserables"....

Obama Versus Lincoln and Argo

David Rothschild | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

Branching out from politics and economics, I have been examining Oscar predictions over the last few weeks. While I approach the science of predictions the same way for both political elections and the Oscars, there are some key differences.

Who's The Girl On The 'Les Mis' Poster?

Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment

No, it's not a young Dakota Fanning. The girl who recreated the iconic Les Miserables poster for the Oscar-nominated movie is Isabelle Allen, who play...

HuffPost Oscars Prediction Dashboard

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment

Don't rely on bloviating pundits to tell you who'll prevail on Hollywood's big night. The Huffington Post has crunched the stats on every Oscar nomine...

Why I Won't be Seeing the Oscar-Winning Movie This Year

Joan Gage | Posted 03.16.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

This year, it's looking as if I won't be buying tickets to most of the nominees for Best Picture, because I have this built-in protective mechanism which keeps me away from exceptionally violent films.

The Golden Globes Are All About Argo, But Oscars Still Leaning Lincoln

David Rothschild | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

The outcomes of the Golden Globes cemented our expectations in most categories, but the few surprises will not have as large an impact on the Oscars as you may expect.

'Les Miserables' Wins Best Picture, Musical Or Comedy At Globes

Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment

"Les Miserables" has won Best Picture, Musical Or Comedy at the 2013 Golden Globes. "Les Miserables," directed by Tom Hooper, defeated "Silver Lini...

Best Musical Or Comedy Goes To ...

Posted 01.14.2013 | Entertainment

The winner for Best Picture, Musical or Comedy at the 2013 Golden Globes was announced Sunday night, with "Les Miserables" besting the competition. ...

Oscar Buzz Bumps 'Zero Dark Thirty'

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment

The Friday box office estimates for "Zero Dark Thirty" are in and they are looking good. While it has been playing in limited theaters since Dec. 19, ...

Will It Take a Revolution in Thinking?

Diane Dimond | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
Diane Dimond

Politicians in Washington may be patting themselves on the back for preventing a fall off what they called the nation's "fiscal cliff" but, really, what they have done is just put off the hard decisions until another day.

Do People Ever Make Mistakes in Live Performances?

Quora | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Michele Maika Berg, Actor Les Miserables Broadway Oh yes, people make mistakes. Sometimes th...

Handicapping the Oscars, It Is All About Lincoln

David Rothschild | Posted 03.12.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

In our initial likelihoods of victory for the big six categories, Lincoln is our most likely winner in three: best actor (Daniel Day-Lewis) at near certainty, best picture at 94 percent, and best director (Steven Spielberg) at 70 percent.