Les Miserables

  • Actress Anne Hathaway shops, bargains and has a blast April 6, 2014

    London: Actress Anne Hathaway was reportedly spotted bargaining over a pair of sunglasses. The 'Les Miserables' star was strolling through an LA market when she spotted a pair of vintage 1960s sunglasses but the USD 80 price tag seemed expensive to her, reported Showbizspy. Hathaway, 31, negotiated the amount down to...
  • 'Chennai Express' makes it on the world top trends list of 2013 December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's 2013 blockbuster 'Chennai Express' has managed to get a spot in Google Zeitgeist's list. 'Chennai Express' is the only Indian movie in the top trends of 2013 in the Google Zeitgeist's list, said a statement. The list highlights top trending topics. While superhero Hollywood films...
  • Anne Hathaway leaves dog poop on paparazzo's car? December 28, 2013

    New York: Actress Anne Hathaway reportedly left a plastic bag carrying the excrement of her dog on a paparazzo's car, during an outing. The 31yearold 'Les Miserables' star was walking her dog Esmeralda on December 26, when a photographer began to follow her, reported Huffington Post. After a while, Hathaway, who...
  • Hugh Jackman to appear on 'The Kumars at No 42' May 14, 2013

    London: The creator of comedy show 'The Kumars at No 42', Sanjeev Bhaskar, revealed the sitcom would be back on screens later this year and will have actor Hugh Jackman as the guest star. "We've got these sketches that we do in the show now. Hugh Jackman has done one...
  • Anne Hathaway aplologises to Italian designer Valentino February 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Anne Hathaway has apologised to Italian designer Valentino for not wearing the dress he designed for her for Oscar red carpet. The 30-year-old, who won best supporting actress at the Sunday ceremony, wore a pink Prada gown in spite of Valentino releasing a statement saying they had dressed...
  • Oscars 2013: The most memorable quotes February 25, 2013

    Following is a collection of memorable quotes from the show and backstage: Ang Lee, Winner, Best Director, 'Life Of Pi': "Thank you movie god," Lee said to a big laugh from the audience. "I really need to share this with all 3,000 - everybody who worked with me on 'Life of...
  • Oscars 2013: Ang Lee wins Best Director for Life of Pi, Argo gets Best Picture February 25, 2013

    Among the actors, the Best Actor went to Daniel Day-Lewis for 'Lincoln' and the Best Actress award went to Jennifer Lawrence for 'Silver Linings Playbook'. ...
  • 'Argo' storms to Oscar victory on night of surprises February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Argo' stormed to Best Picture victory at the Oscars on Sunday on a night of surprises that ended in disappointment for frontrunner 'Lincoln' and handed the most overall wins - four - to 'Life of Pi.' It was the first time since 'Driving Miss Daisy' in 1990 that a...
  • Oscar show promises music, megastars and James Bond February 24, 2013

    Los Angeles: Bigger stars, more music and edgier comedy are on the menu for Sunday's Oscar ceremony, when the most coveted awards in the movie industry are handed out during a glittering Academy Awards show. Producers of the three-hour Oscar telecast at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre are promising a faster-paced show and...
  • Best Picture contenders produce $2 billion box office bounty February 22, 2013

    Los Angeles: The movie studios behind this year's Best Picture nominees already have brought home a treasured prize: big boxoffice sales that placed the Oscar contenders among the mostwatched films of 2012. The nine competitors for Hollywood's top film award sold a combined $2 billion in tickets worldwide heading into Sunday's...
  • Hudson, ZetaJones to sing at the Oscars February 21, 2013

    Oscar winners Russell Crowe, Jennifer Hudson and Catherine ZetaJones will perform at the Academy Awards in a tribute to the resurgence of bigscreen musicals, organizers said on Wednesday. The performance, which will also feature Oscar nominees Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman from 'Les Miserables,' is part of the several musical acts...
  • Oscars in Hollywood cliffhanger over Best Picture, Director February 21, 2013

    Sunday's Oscar ceremony is set for a cliffhanger ending after a topsyturvy awards season that has left the two top prizes Best Picture and Best Director too close to call. With just days to go before the movie industry's highest honors are handed out on February 24, awards watchers are keyed...
  • Anne Hathaway prefers marriage to winning an Oscar February 18, 2013

    London: Nominated for an Oscar next week, actress Anne Hathaway says nothing will ever top the feeling of getting married, not even winning the coveted Hollywood honour. The 30yearold actress, who is up for the best supporting actress award for her role in 'Les Miserables', said her big day with Adam...
  • Anne Hathaway booed at the BAFTAs for arriving late February 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Anne Hathaway returned home with a trophy at the BAFTA awards but the actress reveals that things did not go well for her initially as she was booed by her fans for arriving late. Hathaway, who has been all the awards in the best supporting category for her role...
  • 'Les Miserables' premiered at the Berlin Film Festival February 13, 2013

    'Les Miserables' has already picked up a Golden Globe Awards for best movie musical, and is nominated for a best picture in Oscar. ...
  • Les Miserables meets Gangnam Style, another YouTube hit? October 3, 2013

    After giving the most watched YouTube video ever in form of Gangnam style, the Koreans are at it again. Or, so it seems. A South Korean parody of the award winning musical Les Miserables has gone viral. This 13minute parody opens by spoofing the dramatic first scene of the movie,...
  • BAFTA Awards 2013: Ben Affleck's 'Argo' gets Best Film, Best Director February 11, 2013

    Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables' won four awards, including Best Supporting Actress for Anne Hathaway. ...
  • Oscar producers aim to cut out the boring parts February 5, 2013

    Beverly Hills: The producers of the Academy Awards have good news for those watching at home: They're trying to cut out the boring parts. Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron say they watched 40 years of past ceremonies to finds ways to keep the show moving at a brisk...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Inkaar', 'Les Miserables' January 19, 2013

    On this episode of Now Showing, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Sudhir Mishra's 'Inkaar' and Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables'. He also takes a look at the nominations for upcoming Academy Awards. ...
  • 'Les Miserables' review: The movie is heartfelt and moving in parts January 19, 2013

    Cast: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway Director: Tom Hooper The King's Speech director Tom Hooper's bigscreen take on the longrunning, universally beloved stage musical 'Les Miserables', is a bold and audacious piece of work, but one that overstays its welcome and leaves you feeling overfed in the end. More ambitious than...
  • Golden Globe: The best quotes and moments January 14, 2013

    Show Bits brings you the 70th annual Golden Globes awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. ___ QUICKQUOTE: "I'm really grateful. We got nominated for seven Oscars, including best picture. I was thrilled. I mean, if you can't...
  • Anne Hathaway blasts film critics for incorrect name January 12, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Anne Hathaway reprimanded officials at America's Broadcast Film Critics Association at the Critics' Choice Awards for spelling her name incorrectly on a previous trophy. The 30yearold was named best supporting actress for her role in 'Les Miserables' by the organisation Thursday night. Hathaway wanted to make sure they...
  • 'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz' look for big Oscar haul January 10, 2013

    California: Crusaders for good, oldfashioned Western democracy look to be the key figures vying for this year's Academy Awards. Bestpicture favorites for Thursday's Oscar nominations include 'Lincoln,' Steven Spielberg's portrait of the great emancipator who abolished slavery and reunified the United States; 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Kathryn Bigelow's chronicle of the hunt...
  • Nominations for British Academy Film Awards January 9, 2013

    Nominees in major categories for the British Academy Film Awards, announced on Wednesday, January 09, 2013: Film: 'Argo,' 'Les Miserables,' 'Life Of Pi,' 'Lincoln,' 'Zero Dark Thirty'. British Film: 'Anna Karenina,' 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' 'Les Miserables,' 'Seven Psychopaths,' 'Skyfall'. Director: Michael Haneke, 'Amour'; Ben Affleck, 'Argo'; Quentin Tarantino, 'Django Unchained'; Ang...
  • Tom Hooper's 'Les Miserables' is enormous and sprawling December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Tom Hooper's extravaganza, bigscreen telling of the beloved musical 'Les Miserables' is as relentlessly driven as the ruthless Inspector Javert himself. It simply will not let up until you've Felt Something powerfully and repeatedly until you've touched the grime and smelled the squalor and cried a...
  • Dead fish makes Anne Hathaway conscious December 19, 2012

    London: Actress Anne Hathaway battled a 'crisis of conscience' while filming dock scenes for movie musical 'Les Miserables' because the vegan star had to step on dead fish for the shoot. The 30yearold Hollywood beauty adopted a vegan diet after finishing work on this year's Batman blockbuster 'The Dark Knight...
  • Les Miserables: Hathaway wanted to bleed on cam December 17, 2012

    London: Actress Anne Hathaway begged her hairdresser to cut her scalp during a dramatic haircutting scene in new movie musical 'Les Miserables', according to her costar Hugh Jackman. In the upcoming adaptation of the hit stage show, Hathaway plays Fantine, an impoverished mother who is forced to chop and sell her...
  • Russell Crowe praises Hugh Jackman in 'Les Miserables' December 9, 2012

    London: 'Gladiator' star Russell Crowe has heaped praise on good friend Hugh Jackman's new role in their blockbuster movie musical 'Les Miserables', insisting the Australian star is wonderful as Jean Valjean. The two friends play enemies in the film but bonded onset and at weekly singalongs Crowe hosted at his...
  • Anne Hathaway finds Shulman's presence disturbing December 7, 2012

    London: Actress Anne Hathaway says she could not play the role of a depressed prostitute in 'Les Miserables', as her husband Adam Shulman's presence on the movie's set made her very happy. Hathaway, 30, had started shooting for the movie before the couple tied the knot in September, and she...
  • I went without water for 36 hours: Hugh Jackman December 6, 2012

    London: Actor Hugh Jackman says he did not drink water for 36 hours before filming 'Les Miserables' as part of his extreme diet to lose weight for the movie. The 44yearold Australian actor takes on the role of Jean Valjean in the big screen adaptation of the hit musical and...