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"Les Miserables

The Race For Best Picture Gets More Complicated

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 10.01.2012 | Entertainment

BY DAVID GERMAIN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood is in its usual hazy head space when it comes to the Academy Awards race. The di...

Has 'Les Miserables' Locked Up An Oscar?

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Not only does it make the film look incredible, but also important. It's genetically engineered to make Academy voters exclaim, "'Les Miserables' is revolutionary! Tom Hooper is a genius! Anne Hathaway deserves two trophies! Let's throw this one all the Oscars, some BAFTAs and maybe even a Pulitzer!"

The Silver Linings Playbook and Lincoln Lead Oscars Race for Best Picture

Tom O'Neil | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment
Tom O'Neil

The Silver Linings Playbook and Lincoln are the ponies most Oscarologists are betting on to win the Academy Awards' race for Best Picture, according to a poll conducted by Gold Derby.

WATCH: Jaw-Dropping Look At 'Les Miserables'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.20.2012 | Entertainment

Tom Hooper's movie musical version of "Les Miserables" is shaping up to be one of the most impressive productions of -- dare we say it? -- all time. I...

'Les Miserables' Moves Release Date

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

As it turns out, "Django Unchained" won't be the only Oscar contender moviegoers get for Christmas. Universal has shifted the much-anticipated adaptat...

WATCH: Broadway Community Channels 'Les Miserables' To Support Obama

Posted 08.15.2012 | Gay Voices

The Broadway theater community isn't likely to endorse a U.S. presidential candidate in any official capacity, but this spirited video certainly gets ...

Can You Hear Me Now?

George Heymont | Posted 10.05.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

2012-08-05-Heymont.jpg During the 30-year period from 1970 to 2000, the wall between contemporary opera and musical theater was pretty thoroughly demolished.

What Would Jean Valjean Do?

Joan Hinde Stewart | Posted 11.11.2013 | College
Joan Hinde Stewart

In depicting his hero's moral struggles, Victor Hugo delivers haunting insights into history and politics, greed and ingratitude, youthful passion and mature love, punishment and reform.

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?

www.guardian.co.uk | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...