It’s the 25th December and you’re basking in the after-lunch glow of calorific deliciousness, having already settled into a comfy position on the sofa – it can only mean one thing…Christmas films! But did you know that some of our Christmas classics were originally books?
I can only thank those involved in the creative decision to use a continuous soundtrack in this film – otherwise, my unbridled weeping might have been heard by more than just my row. Undeniably Les Miserables, translated as ‘The Miserable Ones’, is pretty much what it says on the tin. And okay, I did feel as if I’d been hit by the grief-train several times over throughout BUT and I can’t reinforce this enough, it was beautiful. Truly and utterly beautiful and all I want to do is see it again and again. … More Film Review – Les Miserables: Do you hear the people sing? Sob, more like.