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Hugo Chavez is already having a very busy afterlife. The charismatic and controversial president of Venezuela died March 5. Not long afterward, one joke goes, he showed up in heaven and persuaded St. Peter to choose a Latin American as the next pope....
Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan president who died Tuesday, was an avid reader. "Read, read, read, read," he said in a speech in 2009. "That should be our slogan every day." It turns out that his political position might be attributed (at least in part) to...
In an Oscars broadcast that was packed with tributes to movie musicals, "Les Miserables" won three Academy Awards on Sunday, including a win for Anne Hathaway for supporting actress. The film also won in the categories of sound mixing and make-up....
The character of Fantine in Victor Hugo's "Les Misérables" is a prostitute who is so poor that she resorts to selling her teeth for money. Actress Anne Hathaway, who plays Fantine in the movie version of the stage musical, notified the world on Sunday...
"Les Misérables" won the Golden Globe for best musical or comedy film on Sunday, adding to the movie's already considerable awards momentum. The movie adaptation of the honored stage musical also picked up awards for actors Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway....
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.Four former winners and one newcomer were nominated for the 65th annual Directors Guild of America Award for directorial achievement in feature film for 2012. Steven Spielberg, 66, earned his 11th DGA nomination for "Lincoln," the acclaimed epic about...
This story has been updated. See below. Few things are more carefully choreographed than a movie musical, but director Tom Hooper wanted to steep his big-screen adaptation of "Les Misérables" in some gritty reality. So he took a page from Ridley Scott's...
With the film version of "Les Miserables" opening at the top of the Christmas Day box office there's renewed interest in the classic musical around the Internet. This is causing people to discover all kinds of fascinating aspects to "Les Miz" fandom,...
NEW YORK -- Ever since Victor Hugo unleashed his five-volume novel on a politically minded France 150 years ago, "Les Miserables" has been generating tears and admirers across several forms of media. On Friday at Lincoln Center, Oscar winner Tom...
Special to The Los Angeles TimesSouthern California residents — and most Americans outside the Northeast corridor — can only envy the speed, comfort and ease of rail travel that the French have, especially the speedy TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse). Ina Caro celebrates this...
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Culture MonsterLawrence Foster's 70th birthday celebration in Prague brings out such star soloists as Daniel Barenboim, Radu Lupu Sarah Chang and Alisa Weilerstein....
The Big PictureWith the state Legislature forced to make dramatic cuts in the prison budget and a three-judge federal panel having recently ordered California lawmakers to release as many as 40,000 inmates in response to the scandalous overcrowding of the California...
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