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In honor of the upcoming release of the big screen version of the beloved musical ' Les Miserables,' we've compiled a list of the 10 most creative 'Les Mis' covers on YouTube. From protests to dance pop remixes, these videos are a unique spin on a much-beloved musical-turned-movie. What happens when a protest meets theater nerds? Why, a singing flash mob, of course! Walker had better run and hide, because you don't mess with the theater geeks! In a rousing version of 'Do You Hear the People Sing,' the protestors found a creative way to voice their displeasure at their politicians.
IDK, the show never bothers to explain. It also never really bothers to explain much about the pack of students building barricades in the name of the French Republic, nor does it tell us most of their names. None of this super matters since they pretty much all die, and at least the final battle set piece is impressive to watch. Elsewhere, Marius and Cosette are in love, Valjean disapproves, and Thenardier is still alive and not in jail. Need more detail? On the way he decides to release Javert before the rebels can kill him, because Valjean is a deeply good person, and has spent what feels like his entire life trying to run away and turn himself in at the same time.
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Personally, I can name quite a few highly popular Broadway musicals that I consider to be overrated, but this is not one of them. However, there are some people out there who might actually be wondering why those of us who love theatre LOVE Les Miserables. So without further ado, here are just a few reasons — in no particular order — why many of us theatergoers love Les Miserables. For many people, Broadway musicals are always enjoyable simply because of the pure spectacle of singing and dancing. But for some of us, the music in some of these musicals can get WAY too cheesy and are a guilty pleasure at best.
This question gets kicked around every time a studio decides to flirt with the genre — a genre, mind you, that has not flourished with consistency since the s, when Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly were dancing on ceilings, roller skates, trash-can lids and in the rain for M-G-M. They didn't. Tastes change, and the moviegoing public lost its taste for a steady diet of film musicals long ago. Let's not be obsessed with the wearying question of the reviving of the old form — do you really expect a dozen musicals to be released a year? Is there enough content and imagination to support such a blossoming today? If the film musical revolution didn't happen after "Grease" became a smash in spawning "Grease 2," alas , it's not going to happen now.
Sign in. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! IMDb More. Showing all items. Fantine's assault by a rejected customer is based on an actual incident from Victor Hugo 's life that resulted in Fantine's creation: he was on his way to his editor's office when he encountered a young man harassing a prostitute. When she rejected his advances, he shoved a handful of snow down her dress and shoved her to the ground. When she defended herself with her fists, he immediately called the police to arrest his "assailant".