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The Oscars 2013: Taking the easy way out

Elizabeth Freda, Writer

February 28, 2013

The 2013 Oscars was a mash-up of mediocre hosting, stunning dresses, dapper suits and overly lengthy acceptance speeches. For the most part, people left with awards that were well deserved. However, a few movies definitely got...

Five words for ‘Les Mis’

Alex Burnham, Writer

January 16, 2013

Critically acclaimed “Les Miserables” won the award for best musical or comedy at the Golden Globes on Jan. 13. The film, an adaptation of Victor Hugo’s book, covers the French Revolution in the 19th century. Actors in the...

“Les Mis” From a Theater Perspective: Screen adaptation lacks musical’s spark

Avi Small, Columnist

January 10, 2013

Unless you’ve been living under a rock since Christmas, you’ve probably heard there’s a film version of "Les Miserables," the epic musical theater production. In fact, you’ve probably heard a few bars of “Do You Hear...