Name: Les Miserables
Release date: December 25, 2012
DVD release date: Estimated March 2013
Run time: 157 song-filled minutes
Box office: $138.3 mil and counting
Rotten Tomatoes score: 70%
Movie Math: V for Vendetta + Master and Commander + West Side Story x Marie Antoinette
Tweetable description: Vive la France!
What Owen Gleiberman said: It peaks a little bit early. This film was coming at you in two great big halves that didn’t necessarily come together.
What Lisa Schwarzbaum said: This ”prestige” production is at heart a minor road-show carnival, leaving behind little but tinsel as it rumbles through the streets of Awardstown.
Number of Oscar nods: 8 (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Original Song, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Sound Mixing, Best Production Design)
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