The Playlist

They Dreamed A Dream: More Than 20 New Photos From 'Les Miserables'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • December 3, 2012 11:39 AM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
While reviews will be dropping later this week for Tom Hooper's Oscar contending "Les Miserables," early buzz is that this one will have audiences weeping by the time the credits roll. Now, Universal is really beginning to show off their holiday season musical, with five clips landing online late last week.

Watch: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Samantha Barks & More Sing In 5 Clips From 'Les Misérables'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • November 30, 2012 11:34 PM
  • |
  • 13 Comments
With the movie now playing for critics and screeners already in the hands of many, Universal's push for Tom Hooper's "Les Misérables" is going into the final stretch as it heads toward a release later this month, and now the biggest taste yet of the movie has arrived in five clips from the film.

Oscars: In A Field Of Epics Who Has The Best Chance To Win Best Editing?

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
  • |
  • November 30, 2012 12:29 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
This week's "Killing Them Softly" is something of an outlier this season, in that it runs at a brisk 97 minutes. As has been noted by many -- not least a seemingly ADD-afflicted senior Variety staffer -- many of the big movies in awards contention have come with epic running times.

'Les Miserables' Going IMAX In The U.K.

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • November 28, 2012 4:39 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
There is no doubt that one of the biggest films of the year will be Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables." Already riding high on tremendous advance buzz, and with multiple Oscar nominations all but assured, it looks like audiences overseas are going to have an extra option when it comes to how they want to experience the film.

International Posters For 'Les Misérables' & 'The Hobbit' Promise Beauty & Wonder

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • November 26, 2012 12:18 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
With Thanksgiving now in the rearview, Hollywood is back in the swing of the Oscar race, and two movies you'll be hearing about a lot this week are "Les Misérables" and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." And some nice new one sheets are here as the movies gear up to hit theaters in the coming weeks.

Oscars: Taking The Temperature Of The Race As 'Les Miserables' & 'Zero Dark Thirty' Screen

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
  • |
  • November 26, 2012 10:57 AM
  • |
  • 13 Comments
With Thanksgiving over and done with, we've arguably reached the mid-point of the awards season. Things will be kicking off with the Independent Spirit nominations arriving tomorrow, and the New York Film Critics Circle and National Board of Review following next week. And with Oscar ballots going out not long after, almost every film has been screened, with "Les Miserables" and "Zero Dark Thirty" making their debuts over the weekend to press and industry types, leaving "Django Unchained" the last major contender to be seen by critics. And many of the big movies, including "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Life Of Pi" most recently, have now been seen by audiences too.

New Images Of Jean Valjean, Fantine, Cosette, Marius, The Thénardiers & More From 'Les Miserables'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • November 12, 2012 9:17 AM
  • |
  • 5 Comments
We gotta ask...what's going with Éponine? As Universal continues going hard on the marketing campaign for "Les Miserables," Samantha Barks seems conspicuously absent from much of it. Secret weapon or stumbling block? Here's hoping for the former, but unfortunately, she isn't in this latest batch of promo images for the movie, snapped by the legendary Annie Leibovtiz for Vogue.

Watch: Stirring Full Trailer For Musical 'Les Miserables' With Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe & Anne Hathaway

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
  • |
  • November 8, 2012 11:04 AM
  • |
  • 6 Comments
For one of the big box-office and awards hopes of the Christmas season, "Les Miserables" has been keeping its cards close to its chest, with only a single teaser trailer, and some scattered TV spots and featurettes, showing a glimpse of "The King's Speech" director Tom Hooper's cinematic take on the long running musical adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel. It's not entirely surprising, given that the film only wrapped in July, and the filmmakers are chasing a punishing post-production schedule.

Watch: New TV Spots For 'Les Miserables,' 'This Is 40,' 'The Hobbit' & 'Silver Linings Playbook'

  • By Joe Cunningham
  • |
  • November 7, 2012 12:33 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Okay, now that the small matter of electing a new leader of the free world is over and done with, we can get back to focusing on movies again. Hurray! And handily, we’ve got three new TV spots for some of the most anticipated films on the winter calendar.

Sacha Baron Cohen & Helena Bonham Carter Step Out Of A Tim Burton Movie In New 'Les Misérables' Posters

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • November 2, 2012 9:37 AM
  • |
  • 8 Comments
Thus far, the marketing for Universal's upcoming Oscar hopeful "Les Misérables" has been spot on. Promising epic grandeur, emotional and exquisite production values, all with a top flight cast, excitement has been running high. And then there's this....

Email Updates

Recent Comments