Les Mis Director 'Begged' Anne Hathaway to Stop Losing Weight

I realized the other day that 100% of my familiarity with Les Mis comes from Joey Potter squirming through "On My Own" at the talent show or fundraiser or whatever-TF it was on Dawson's Creek (seez 1 ep 12, bitchez!). But I am intrigued by the film (not saying I'm going to see it, just saying I'm intrigued), and the… » 12/28/12 8:00pm 12/28/12 8:00pm

Here's How We Felt About Every Song in Les Mis: A Painstaking Breakdown

Friends, comrades, children of the barricade: We've done it. We've waited months, suffered through misleading previews and hype-building featurettes and dug out our dusty CDs of the original cast recording. The time has finally come. The wait and the torture is over. Les Miserables has hit cinemas and we can finally… » 12/27/12 5:40pm 12/27/12 5:40pm

You Probably Like Les Mis Because You Have the Shitty Tastes of a Tween

I wasn't exactly a tween when I was first exposed to Les Miserables, but I still was hanging on to my tween sensibilities. I was 15 and on a trip with my grandparents to London where we went to see it on the West End. The next week, we were in Paris where I spent the whole time not-so-subtly belting "On My Own" and… » 12/24/12 6:00pm 12/24/12 6:00pm

Eddie Redmayne Could Not Be More Attractive at Tonight's New York…

Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, and Samantha Barks at tonight's Les Misérables New York premiere at Ziegfeld Theatre. Can we just talk about how hot that Redmayne is? Even his name is hot. If you don't want to be the mayonnaise in that hot, hot, sexy sandwich, I'm not sure I want to know you/ew I apologize. » 12/10/12 11:15pm 12/10/12 11:15pm

Hugh Jackman Sings 'The Confrontation' with Aussie Talk Show Host, Is…

That Hugh Jackman, what a sport! If you had a talk show and he was a guest, I have a feeling you could be like, "So, for this segment, I'm gonna dress as a Christmas cat and you're gonna take me from behind in front of a live studio audience whilst singing the State Farm jingle." And he'd be like, "OK, just let me… » 12/09/12 8:30pm 12/09/12 8:30pm

Anne Hathaway's Dress Was as Ridiculous as a Castle on a Cloud at the …

Last night Real Live Movie Stars™ hit the red carpet at the Odeon Leicester Square in London, for the world premiere of Lay Miz. 'Twas a black tie affair, which means there were tuxedoes, but also: Weird bustlines, bare shoulders and crumpled taffeta. » 12/06/12 1:25pm 12/06/12 1:25pm

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Ashley Judd's Political Career Looking Pretty Real

Recently Ashley Judd spoke to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand about possibly running for Senate in 2014. Alternatively, she might wait until 2016 to go up against Kentucky Republican and spawn of Ron Paul, Rand Paul. State Democratic senator Rep. John Yarmuth says that Judd's beyond your average pompous Hollywood liberal:… » 12/04/12 9:00am 12/04/12 9:00am

Vogue Asks How Many Pounds Anne Hathaway Lost by Playing a Dying 19th…

Anne Hathaway had to lose weight in order to play Fantine, the consumptive factory worker-turned-prostitute in Tom Hooper's forthcoming film adaptation of Les Misérables. Notice of her transformation has not escaped Vogue magazine, which profiles the actress for this month's cover story and asks all of the important… » 11/12/12 7:00pm 11/12/12 7:00pm

Melissa McCarthy Is Hella Positive About Weight, Life

In which Melissa McCarthy, undoubtedly for the umpteeth time, is asked about her weight and how she feels about it: "Pretty much everyone I know, no matter what size, is trying some system. Even when someone gets to looking like she should be so proud of herself, instead she's like, 'I could be another three pounds… » 11/07/12 9:00am 11/07/12 9:00am

Do You Hear the Actors Sing? It's a Les Mis Featurette!

Fellow musical theater nerds, rejoice...or get angry — I'm not sure how we're all feeling about Les Mis these days — because the film's studio has decided to whet your appetite with a featurette in which the producers and leading actors talk about the joys of singing live during takes as opposed to lip syncing to a… » 9/20/12 4:20pm 9/20/12 4:20pm

Uh Oh. Anne Hathaway Doesn't Sound So Good in Les Mis

While we've seen bits and pieces from the set of Les Misérables, Perez Hilton seems to have gotten his hands on some video which appears to be an early trailer with Anne Hathaway singing "I Dreamed a Dream." And, umm, to put it gently, her singing doesn't sound that great. Yes, it's hard to tell exactly how bad it is… » 5/15/12 9:00pm 5/15/12 9:00pm