An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.
Our exclusive featurette for Les Miserables breaks down the Oscar-winning performance by Anne Hathaway, with director Tom Hooper and producer Cameron Mackintosh discussing this actress' history in literally growing up with the play. Anne Hathaway herself also talks about this complex character. Go behind-the-scenes of this critically-acclaimed musical, which is currently available on Movies on Demand. Fans can also CLICK HERE to learn about what other great movies are currently available through Movies on Demand.
Hugh Jackman, Academy Award winner Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway star in this critically acclaimed adaptation of the epic musical phenomenon. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Miserables tells the story of ex-prisoner Jean Valjean (Jackman), hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe), after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. This enthralling story is a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit and "an unforgettable experience" (Richard Roeper, RichardRoeper.com).Read More
Heading into Easter Weekend, the Oscar-winning film Les Miserables is available on Blu-ray and DVD, the perfect musical to get you in the mood for this upcoming Holiday. We recently caught up with one of the producers on the film Cameron Mackintosh, and the man who perfected Jean Valjean on stage before taking the role of the Bishop on screen, Colm Wilkinson. Both have a long and storied history with the production, from its stage roots to its place as one of cinema's great musicals. Here's our exclusive conversation.
Les Mis was originally supposed to be turned into a film musical nearly twenty-five years ago. It didn't happen. Were you involved with the first incarnations of this project's life as a movie?Read More
Following a highly-successful theatrical run, Universal Studios Home Entertainment is releasing Les Miserables on Blu-ray and DVD March 22. Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Oscar winner Anne Hathaway star in director Tom Hooper musical, based on the beloved novel by Victor Hugo that follows the journey of ex-convict Jean Valjean. We have a contest lined up where our readers can win a copy of the Blu-ray, so they can enjoy this critically-acclaimed film with the utmost best picture and sound quality available. Take a look at how you can win below.
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To celebrate the 85th Annual Academy Awards this Sunday, the Alamo Drafthouse is releasing its second annual Mondo poster series honoring the Oscar nominees. Today, we get a look at three of the posters, which include Les Miserables, The Master, and ParaNorman. More posters are promised to debut throughout the weekend, so stay tuned.
All posters will be available for sale during the awards show broadcast on Sunday, February 24 at MondoTees.com. Follow @MondoNews for the exact sale announce time.Read More
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray and DVD release of the Oscar-nominated musical Les Miserables on March 22. The studio has also unveiled a featurette including interviews with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, and director Tom Hooper. Take a look at this behind-the-scenes video, then check out the Blu-ray and DVD artwork and read the press release for all the official details.
The sweeping and spectacular musical extravaganza Les Miserables has been seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries around the globe. Now the motion picture adaptation that grossed more than $340 million worldwide arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on March 22, 2013, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Critically acclaimed and star-studded, Les Miserables is a stunningly realized interpretation of Victor Hugo's epic tale of broken dreams, passion, sacrifice and redemption - a timeless testament to the endurance of the human spirit. This Golden Globe-winning cinematic event can now be experienced over and over again on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD with more than an hour of bonus features including cast interviews. Additionally, the Blu-ray Combo Pack is loaded with an extra 45 minutes of exclusive content taking viewers behind the scenes of the groundbreaking production for an unmatched entertainment experience.Read More
With just four days left until Les Miserables hits theaters on Christmas Day, Universal Pictures has debuted a final trailer for this musical adaptation, directed by Tom Hooper. This video not only features brand new footage, but is also set to the song "On My Own," performed by Samantha Barks as Eponine. Take one final look at this highly-anticipated theatrical event before heading to the multiplexes on Christmas Day.
Les Miserables was released December 25th, 2012.Read More
Following a featurette centering on actor Colm Wilkinson from yesterday, Universal Pictures has unveiled yet another behind-the-scenes video for Les Miserables. Production designer Eve Stewart, set decorator Anna Lynch-Robinson, and director Tom Hooper show us how these elaborate sets were constructed with the utmost attention to detail. Stars Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, and Aaron Tveit also discuss how these sets at Pinewood Studios created an environment where they didn't feel like they were on a set. Take a look at how these artisans turned a London studio into 19th Century Paris in this new video.
Les Miserables was released December 25th, 2012.Read More