‘Les Misérables’ Review: The movie musical of dreams

Les Misérables has the difficult task of weaving film, literature, and musical theater into one enormous work of art while at the same time attempting to please fans’ high expectations. While there may be some imperfection within this process, Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper soars in bringing this completely engrossing and exceptionally fresh cinematic experience to life. Continue reading


‘Les Misérables,’ a new kind of movie musical

Movie musicals have been around for decades, bringing us wonderful moments from Julie Andrews and Gene Kelly all the way to Catherine Zeta-Jones and Ewan McGregor (and yes, that even includes John Travolta). This year, however, it looks like the genre is going to be revolutionized yet again with the arrival of the highly anticipated film adaptation of Les Misérables. Continue reading