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A Few Minutes With Feinberg: The Public Performs the Oscar-Nominated Films (Video)

THR’s awards analyst Scott Feinberg asks a cross section of strangers on Rodeo Drive which best pic Oscar nominee would have gotten their vote — and to give him a related line reading.

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Oscars: 'Life of Pi' Tops With 4 Wins; 'Argo' Named Best Picture

UPDATED: “Pi” scores the most wins, including one for director Ang Lee, but the Ben Affleck drama takes the top honor at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Twentieth Century Fox Film/Warner Bros.”Life of Pi” and “Argo”

Life of Pi, Argo and Les Miserables were the big winners at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday.

Ang Lee's film about a 16-year-old Indian boy adrift at s...

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'Les Miserables,' 'Skyfall,' 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey': Why International Premieres Work

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“Les Miserables” marks its global premiere in London, the latest studio-backed tentpole to choose and international premiere over a U.S. debut.

When the first bars of music from director Tom Hooper's Les Miserables waft over the audience at the Empire Leicester Square theater in London tonight, it will mark the latest tentpole release to sing to an international tune first.

VIDEO: 'Les Misérables...

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Christmas Box Office: 'Les Mis' No. 1 With $18.2 Million; 'Django Unchained' Strong No. 2

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UPDATED: The holiday sees strong traffic at the multiplex; family comedy “Parental Guidance” also opens.

Universal's Les Miserables opened to No. 1 on Christmas Day with an impressive take of $18.2 million, surpassing industry expectations and scoring the second-best debut for the holiday after Sherlock Holmes, which opened to $24.6 million in 2009.

Director Tom Hooper's film adaptation of the h...

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Foreign Box Office: 'Die Hard' Continues as No. 1 Overseas, Breaks $100 Million Mark

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“Les Miserables” nears $250 million in offshore revenue while “Django Unchained” surpasses $220 million.

Buoyed by a powerhouse France opening, 20th Century Fox’sA Good Day to Die Hardeasily captured the No. 1 box-office spot in its third weekend on the foreign theatrical circuit. The action sequel registered $35...

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Australian Box Office: 'The Hobbit' Bows Wednesday to Record $6.1 Million

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UPDATED: Peter Jackson’s fantasy-epic crosses $500 million globally, reaching $523.7 million in ticket sales; “Les Miserables” also opens Wednesday in Australia, breaking records for a musical.

Hollywood enjoyed a prosperous Boxing Day in Australia, where Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and Tom Hooper's Les Miserables both ...

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Best Picture Oscar: Does the Most Feel-Good Movie Always Win?

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“Silver Linings Playbook” is 100 percent happy in a THR analysis of why some movies have a better shot than others.

This story first appeared in the Feb. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.


From the very first scene of Parisian police finding a woman’s dead body, you know it’s not going to end well...

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Christmas Box Office: 'Les Miserables,' 'Django Unchained' Break Holiday Records

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Also opening Tuesday was family comedy “Parental Guidance”; “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” closes in on the $500 million mark globally.

Moviegoers turned out in force on Christmas Day as Tom Hooper's Les Miserables and Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained opened to a sizable $18.2 million and $15 million, respectively.

Both movies broke records: Universal's

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Box Office Milestone: 'Les Miserables' Sings Its Way to $300 Million Worldwide

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Universal’s big-screen adaptation of the stage musical is nominated for eight Academy Awards, including best picture.

Director Tom Hooper's Les Miserables hit the $300 million mark at the worldwide box office Friday as it continued to rise up the chart of the most successful musicals of all time.

Les Mis, from Universal and Working Title, now has earned $134.3 million in North America and $165...

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Box Office 2012: 5 Hard Lessons

9. Django Unchained “Django Unchained” was one of the holiday season’s big winners.

Despite a record-breaking take of $10.8 billion, Hollywood executives have lots of reasons to worry — from the fading power of stars to the end-of-year movie glut.

This story first appeared in the Jan. 11, 2013, issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

There will be plenty of Monday morning quarterbacking as the film busines...

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