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    WATCH: Super Bowl Movie Spots and Star-Packed Ads

    Check out the movie spots that played on Super Bowl Sunday and star-studded commercials such as Tom Hooper's Jaguar spot, starring Tom Hiddleston, Mark Strong and Ben Kingsley explaining why we Yanks love Brit movie villains.

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    'Les Miserables' Review Round-Up; Detractors Could Hurt Musical's Oscar Bid

    Christmas Day saw two new openings of award-season contenders, "Les Miserables" and "Django Unchained." (We will parse their box office on Thursday.) But judging from social media chatter as well as reviews, it is clear that Tom Hooper's approach to the musical may be too radical for many moviegoers...

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    The Spoils: 'Les Miserables' Director Tom Hooper Answers His Critics

    A divide has materialized -- as if a barricade were being erected between audiences and critics, between the film and its prize-filled destiny. Hooper got on the phone with Indiewire to address criticisms and to explain the thinking that went into each directorial decision.

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    Highlights from LA Times Directors Roundtable with Bigelow, Affleck, Russell, Lee, Hooper and Gervasi

    Six directors talk shop for the LA Times' directors roundtable. John Horn is joined by Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty"), Ben Affleck ("Argo"), Tom Hooper ("Les Miserables"), David O. Russell ("Silver Linings Playbook"), Ang Lee ("Life of Pi") and Sacha Gervasi ("Hitchcock") to discuss their film...

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    'Les Mis' Director Tom Hooper and 'Life of Pi' Composer Mychael Danna Honored at Palm Springs Fest

    The Palm Springs Int'l Film Festival continues to announce awards leading up to its 24th edition, running January 3-14. Director Top Hooper will be honored with their Sonny Bono Visionary Award, while Mychael Danna will receive the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing.

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    'Les Miserables' Review Roundup; Hooper and Cast Talk Singing Live

    The review embargo for Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables" has lifted. Critics are singing the praises of the film's strong performances (Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman are standouts), and admire the successful hybridizing of the musical with the Victor Hugo source material, but for some the film sags und...

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    Oscar Talk: 'Les Mis' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' Are Powerful Contenders, Whither 'Django Unchained'?

    On this week's Oscar Talk podcast, Kris Tapley and I review the Oscar impact of post-9/11 CIA thriller "Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's follow-up to Oscar-winner "The Hurt Locker," and soaring musical "Les Miserables," Tom Hooper's follow-up to his Oscar-Winning "The King's Speech."

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    Watch: Tarantino, Russell, Van Sant, Lee, Affleck & Hooper Talk Directing at THR Roundtable

    Check out the new Hollywood Reporter roundtable interview with Quentin Tarantino, David O. Russell, Gus Van Sant, Ang Lee, Ben Affleck and Tom Hooper, in which the directors discuss tough onset moments, "difficult" brothers, navigating temper tantrums, early retirement plans and more. Full video and...

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    Extended Look at Hooper's 'Les Miserables' with Jackman, Hathaway, Crowe & More

    If you weren't excited for Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables" already, this extended first look should do the trick. The epic story, this time starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfriend, Eddie Redmayne, Helena Bonham Carter, Samantha Barks and Sacha Baron Cohe...

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    Trailer Watch: Anne Hathaway Sings Us Through the First Trailer of Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables"

    The first trailer for Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables" adaptation premiered Wednesday morning, giving us a first look and listen to a slew of movie stars in the 19th-century period musical. Although it's just Anne Hathaway singing in this first trailer, we see glimpses of Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, A...

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