Les miserables musical critique. Les Misérables on Tour 2019-03-01

Les miserables musical critique Rating: 4,7/10 345 reviews

Les Misérables on Tour

les miserables musical critique

I do have some gripes: certain hand-held camera shots could have been avoided or stabilized -- there is really no need for them. It's one of the few reviews I keep coming back to just because of how entertaining it is. You become inside the movie. From the relentless struggle for existence, the the uplifting revolutionary spirit, the fatherly love and the encompassing integrity of Jean. Typical of big, fat, nineteenth-century novels, there are numerous implausible coincidences that drive the plot. He pulls out all the stops, takes no prisoners and creates a big, lavish, garish, but always entertaining adaptation of a musical that leaves subtlety smoldering in the dust.

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Review: Les Misérables — West End Theatreland

les miserables musical critique

From the very beginning and the first swells of the orchestra's music, I was hooked. Beyond doubt one of the worst films I have ever watched, and I would sooner have my teeth extracted by a French street urchin than ever have to endure this horror again. A film should be able to stand on its own two feet and not require its audience to have read the book or seen the musical. Throughout the film, the sound of tissue packets opening and closing was a permanent addition to the soundtrack. There is even a quick cut to Gavroche when Éponine is shot, winking at their normally undisclosed sibling relationship. Directed by Laurence Connor and James Powell. And if you're going to play those moments very wide or very close, hone the performance to suit the choice.

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Les Miserables

les miserables musical critique

The tooth removal, normally excised from the musical, is even back from the book—though modified in location. I am quite frankly flabbergasted at the amount of positive reviews by viewers and professional critics given to this movie. Master of the House is a bit flat. Now on to the negatives. Valjean was annoyingly upstaged by a large-eyed banner during his solo at the barricade. The movie successfully drains your life energy as it progresses, since you have to employ a supernatural effort to stick with the characters' lines. In fact, if it weren't for the extended words in nearly every sentence, the film would likely have been at least thirty minutes shorter.

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Les Misérables: Musical Review (TV Episode 2013)

les miserables musical critique

Also, they had to cut or shorten some songs to fit the time frame - to those who have seen the show 30 times, it could be unsettling. I truly hate that this will be my first impression of both the story and the characters, the one that I will always be stuck with. Again, Anne Hathaway blew everybody else out of the water. I expect many award nominations for this film. There are indeed a few bum notes here and there and that goes for the entire cast.

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Les Miserables episode 6 review: a triumphant, tragic conclusion

les miserables musical critique

While it does drag on at parts, 'Les Mis' is generally an impeccably crafted musical to be enjoyed by all. With as much anticipation as I had going in, I'm afraid it was a bit of a disappointment. The only thing that could possibly be considered a negative was something that was absolutely unavoidable. Minor changes take place throughout, but they benefit from smooth transitions and beautiful scenery that catches the imaginations of every audience member and provides a beautiful backdrop for all of the actors who take part in this production. No character development or involvement. The Work Song is set to the image of a hundred convicts battling a stormy sea to pull a listing ship into dry dock—and only here does the film's live-recording ethic fall short, as the music and voices lack the power to match the imagery, seemingly washed out by the sea noise, where the live musical would normally captivate from the first note.

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Les Miserables Review

les miserables musical critique

Nick Cartell as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables at the Jubilee. By law of the destiny, Valjean finds his place in the eyes of God after being shown kindness by a priest. One last bit of negative was the casting of Russell Crowe as Javert. He really reels in the best of all the songs with his incredible acting and even singing. It's one of the few reviews I keep coming back to just because of how entertaining it is.

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Les Misérables on Tour

les miserables musical critique

The superb voices in this Les Mis are complemented and elevated at every turn by the live orchestra under the guidance of Brian Eads. Not only that, but the review is constantly hindered by guest stars Brentalfloss and Todd in the Shadows; Maven and Paw start a fling, and Linkara feels left out of the whole thing. But this was too much. If Jackman's character got 19 years in jail for stealing a loaf of bread, I can't even imagine what a judge would give the producers and directors for creating this tuneless torture. It was a dream come true when I saw Les Mis- the cast I saw is quite special to me- it was a date with mom- we sat in the 9th row in the Stalls- my mom wanted to give me the best seats possible. The production is rich and wonderful with great sets, great cinematography, great costumes. I wish the songs had been a tad better.


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Les Misérables (2018 miniseries)

les miserables musical critique

I don't understand why the casting was given to Hollywood actors instead of singers. I do have a complaint about directorial cues on one of Jean Valjean's key numbers, but more on that below. Others were very distracting like the butterfly on the gate during Cosette's duet with Marius in the garden. For example Jackman ever so slightly altered his voice with his characters aging, which I thought was brilliant. The studio was dropped, however, following the. Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, and Samantha Barks were all especially good. Add in the 2012 movie, and it's a safe bet most of the world has met Jean Valjean.

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Les Miserables episode 6 review: a triumphant, tragic conclusion

les miserables musical critique

I believe this would have been better had it been left to the imagination. I say 'sung' rather than sung, because it wasn't what I could really refer to as singing. Am I meant to believe these characters? The focus should be on the music! Having never seen the stage version of Les Miserables and having read limited reviews of the film, I honestly didn't know what to expect from Tom Hooper's Les Miserables. The Dutch angles work very well, especially during the Lovely Ladies sequences -- Hooper skillfully created a surrealistic, nightmarish Paris for Fantine and the audience , making us feel queasy and uncomfortable and horrified, in some ways, for Fantine. As a massive film fan, my tastes are very wide-ranging, but I do have a problem with musicals. Russell Crowe was a surprising disappointment.

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Review: Les Misérables — West End Theatreland

les miserables musical critique

Last seen at Playhouse Square in 2013 and 2011 before that , the musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel is the fifth-longest-running show on Broadway, and has toured 44 countries. The entire cast is supremely talented. What would be a series of seemingly important storyline details ends up receiving a very cursory treatment. Again, Anne Hathaway blew everybody else out of the water. I'm not a purist in that I will complaint about every single change from the stage production, but some of the cuts and omissions really hurt the flow of the story and leaves some key characters and relationships woefully under-developed. It became one of those films which leaves you feeling physically drained from the effort of battling through it. Unfortunately Hooper has to work in the confine of the musical structure, and the story is already almost 3 hours long.

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