Free business-day shipping within the U. Republished by permission of Turner Classic Movies. Sure, some of the actors’ voices seem pushed and strained at times, but that fact often only adds to the emotional intensity of the moment. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Customers who bought this item also bought. Technically, August shoots not with reservedness but rather a constant steadiness that eschews rapid camera work and fast cuts in favor of simply allowing the tale to unfold and his actors to secure the film. Tom Hooper made this film a game-changer for the way a movie-musical is supposed to work.

But Hooper also indulges himself in a bunch of arty effects rather similar to those he employed in his John Adams miniseries. The hopes were so high for this film that meeting let alone exceeding them was probably a pretty hopeless task to begin with, but there is a lot to admire about this film. The two transfers occupy opposite sides of a flipper disc and come with a restoration comparison and a still gallery. Victor Hugo’s protests against injustice would likely appeal to Zanuck, who would soon be making socially conscious prestige pictures on a yearly basis: It rightly focuses on the characters and themes, using the backdrops as a setting rather than a centerpiece element in the film. The rest of the package is fine, but I am tempted to demand a new blu-ray disc. Life of Pi Fredric March is certainly appealing as a basically good man condemned as a ship’s slave, but Charles Laughton is even better as the almost psychotic Javert.

What is more, watching that bit of commentary, I got the impression that “Her name was Eponine” was never filmed. Les Miserables [Bl AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: It’s an extremely emotional performance that will bring any person with a heart, to tears. Log in No account? rayy

One small criticism; my favorite part of Eponine’s solo and theme song to self-loathing masochists everywhere “On My Own”, the beginning xkipping, is cut entirely. An Unexpected Journey took the top spot on the Blu-ray and overall package lists. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. The opening sequence shows what Hooper does best, namely opening up the film and investing it with a real sense of time and place.


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This enthralling story is a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit and “an unforgettable experience” Richard Roeper, RichardRoeper. Don’t miss out on these great deals. That makes it of course much more in keeping with opera, but it also gives this film a strange stilted quality siipping times, especially in the so-called recitatives i. You will get a notification at the top of the site as soon miserablez the current price equals or falls below your price.

The author split the man’s personality in two, making one the humanist victim of an unjust society, and the other the brilliant but merciless lawman. This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.

Hugh Jackman was wonderful in Oklahoma etc. I would have been fine sitting in the theatre for an extra ten minutes if it made a smoother film. Reduced skippng complexity and scale, Milestone’s version begins to resemble a dinner-theater version of the story.

Trivia buffs will note that the bishop miiserables played by Colm Wilkinson, who originally played Valjean in the London and Broadway stage productions, and Whore 1 is played by the original London and Broadway Eponine, Frances Miserabes.

Look to the 25th Anniversary stage performance okay, Nick Jonas being the one weak member in the cast – it’s much more enjoyable and has absolutely great singing.

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Valjean meets the broken-spirited Fantine Anne Hathawaypromises to care for her daughter Cosette Amanda Seyfried as Fantine is about to die, and finds his own life completely changed as a result of that promise.

Hooper really wanted miserablees create a hellish landscape, so he brought in fish to be skipipng and let it slowly rot, as well as covered the set with slime. Fiddler on The Roof Blu-ray. Saw this on Saturday and was really underwhelmed. The movie would not have been made if not for Hugh Jackman’s existence.

This one goes maybe slightly more in-depth into the transformation he went through to play convict Valjean. Laughton is riveting from his first scene, where he must plead his loyalty before superiors suspicious of his background, and in a later confrontation where he asks Valjean to turn him in for momentarily suspecting the new Mayor’s skippig identity. Free business-day shipping within the U.


Select category Add custom category. If you listen to the Broadway and English recordings of the musical you have singers who can act NOT actors who cannot sing as someone said in their review. Show More Show Less.

Helena Bonham Carter notes that a lot of the comedy was not written and it took work to figure out before filming. This feature looks at Victor Hugo’s life and influences, and makes the connection to parts of Les Miserables. Hathaway and Jackman recently earned Golden Globe Awards for their performances, while the film took the honor for Best Picture.

As for Jackman, well, it could be argued that he carried the entire film. Battle at the Barricade Les Miserables: Wheeler Film Editor Hugh S. Jean obliges and sets off to retrieve the girl, knowing such an action will leave him vulnerable to an ever-vigilant Javert and forever change his life. Romance Musical Period Melodrama Drama.

If there is ever an extended release, I have no miserab,es we will get to see more of this material. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Don’t miss out on these great deals.

Les Miserables (Blu-ray Disc, 2012, Includes Digital Copy UltraViolet)

Romance History Period Melodrama Drama. On the plus side I totally forgot how much I loved the music for this. Jean Valjean Hugh Jackman has been imprisoned for close to two decades in post-Revolutionary France for the heinous crime miseralbes stealing a loaf of bread to help feed his family.

Life of Pi I wanted more interviews with the extended cast, as well as commentary from the actors. I hate that shit, when they don’t make a director’s cut.