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2013 Oscar Awards

Clocking in at  three hours and 35 minutes, this year’s Academy Award presentation saw a democratic spread of trophies among the films nominated, with Life of Pi taking home four statues and Best Picture winner Argo and the musical Les … Continue reading

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2013 BAFTA Awards

The 66th British Academy Film Awards were handed out on Sunday at the Royal Opera House in London, in a ceremony hosted by actor Stephen Fry. Ben Affleck was voted as Best Director and his film, Argo, as Best Film. … Continue reading

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Les Misérables Tops UK Chart

A week after reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart in the US, the Les Misérables soundtrack has become the first cast recording in 16 years to hit No. 1 on the Official UK Albums chart. The previous … Continue reading

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2013 Golden Globes

The 70th annual Golden Globes were revelead last night in Hollywood. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler ably and hilariously hosted the proceedings, aided by fellow SNL alums Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell. The night’s biggest surprise was perhaps the win … Continue reading

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Les Misérables Tops Billboard Chart

In the Jan. 19 issue of Billboard, the Les Misérables soundtrack has claimed the top spot on the “Billboard 200” chart, supplanting Taylor Swift’s country-pop Red, which held that perch for the past four weeks. In doing so, the soundtrack … Continue reading

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2013 BAFTA Nominations

Yesterday, at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts headquarters in London, actors Alice Eve and Jeremy Irvine announced the shortlist for this year’s BAFTA honors. Among the favorites is the musical Les Misérables, which received nine nominations, including … Continue reading

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2013 Oscar Nominations

At 5:38 a.m. today in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences headquarters in Beverly Hills, Calif., Oscar host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone announced the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards. (Only once before has a host … Continue reading

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Les Misérables: Review Roundup

The Hollywood adaptation of the 1980 musical Les Misérables (earlier adapted for the London and New York stages) opened wide on Christmas Day, but it had already received considerable Oscar buzz and garnered a collection of Golden Globe nominations. What … Continue reading

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Best of 2012: Top 10 Musical Films

It wasn’t a banner year for musical films, but there were more than enough to compose a list of the top ten movies that told their stories through fully realized song and dance moments – both the non-diegetic (musicalized dialogue) … Continue reading

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2013 Golden Globe Nominations

This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for its 70th Golden Globe Awards. Among films, the recent adaptation of the musical Les Misérables picked up four nominations, including Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy), Best Actor in a … Continue reading

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