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"Les Miserables

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.

'I Have No Idea What I'm Wearing' To Golden Globes

Posted 01.10.2013 | Celebrity

What exactly does it take to prep Amanda Seyfried for the red carpet? A lot, apparently -- and she still isn't sure what this Sunday's Golden Globes w...

The Best, Funniest Lines From Last Night's National Board of Review Gala

Vanity Fair | Posted 03.11.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

by Bennett Marcus, Vanity Fair Jessica Chastain, John Krasinski, and Anne Hathaway; photos courtesy of WWD, Steve Eichner, and Thomas Iannaccone Wh...

Hold the Free-Range Chicken and Creamed Kale: Tom Hooper Celebrated at Michael's

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As to the DGA awards, Hooper joins Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow, Ang Lee, and Ben Affleck for this honor. Omitted were Quentin Tarantino, Paul Thomas Anderson, and most serious, a favorite: David O. Russell.

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.

'Lincoln' Leads Britain's Oscars -- But Spielberg Gets Snubbed

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — Historical biopic "Lincoln" leads the race for the British Academy Film Awards, with 10 nominations including best picture and best act...

Why Les Miz Won't Get One Oscar Nomination

Dan Mirvish | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

One Oscar Les Miserables won't be nominated for is "Best Original Musical." Wait a minute, you're thinking, that's crazy talk -- there's no category called "Best Original Musical." As a matter of fact, there is such a category, but it's just never been activated.

Movies That Will Definitely Get Oscar Nominations (2013 Edition)

Spencer Green | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

The Academy Award nominations for 2012 films will be announced on Thursday, January 10; the following are the most likely contenders. Good luck to them all:

Weekend Box Office: Texas Chainsaw 3D Tops the First Weekend of 2013 While Promised Land Tanks

Scott Mendelson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Texas Chainsaw 3D topped the box office this weekend with a robust $23 million. That this under-marketed film was still able to kick up a solid opening is proof of the franchise's long-standing popularity with genre fans (this is the seventh entry in 40 years).

The Two Christianities Of Les Miserables

Morgan Guyton | Posted 03.05.2013 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

The question of whether we see the world through the eyes of Javert or Valjean amounts to our understanding of justice. For Javert, justice is retribution in the interest of maintaining an abstract order; for Valjean, justice is solidarity in the interest of personal love.

Why Sacha Baron Cohen Bailed On 'Django Unchained'

Posted 01.04.2013 | Entertainment

The roster of actors forced to drop out of "Django Unchained" is almost as impressive as the film's cast: Kevin Costner, Kurt Russell, Jonah Hill, Jos...

Movie Review: Les Mis Is a Miss

Carole Mallory | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

This film poses the question, Can a successful Broadway musical be turned into a successful movie? Sure it's been done, but this interpretation of Les Miserables is not it.

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.

Eddie Redmayne on His "Hellishly Scary" Les Mis Role and Binging When It Was All Over

Vanity Fair | Posted 03.04.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

by Bennett Marcus, Vanity Fair photo by WWD/Steve Eichner The cast of the sure-to-be blockbuster musical Les Misérables has been working triple ti...

Les Miserables From a Dad's Perspective

Jim Higley | Posted 03.04.2013 | Parents
Jim Higley

I was thinking it would be like roadkill. Something you know you shouldn't look at. But you do anyway. Which is followed by that horrible feeling in your gut that you should have followed your instinct and avoid it.

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...