Full review on the way, but here are my quick thoughts on Les Miserables:
Les Miserables is such a grand film, but so hollow and unentertaining. Don't understand the love for Jackman, utterly unimpressive. Russell Crowe comes off a miscast through large portions of the film, although he has his moments. Best voice by far was Amanda Seyfried, followed by Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne. Isabelle Allen was great to watch as well. Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen looked to be having a lot of fun in their roles, had one of the best scenes in the film. I feel like Tom Hooper's vision for the film was completely off. The never ending darkness and close ups got tiring so quickly. Cinematography was piss poor, I hated the way the film was shot, between the shaky camera and over focusing on pores - really poorly done.