Oscar Countdown: 4 Days

2013-02-20T00:00:00Z Oscar Countdown: 4 DaysMatt Erickson Times Correspondent nwitimes.com
February 20, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Best Picture — Les Miserables: Make no mistake, the film adaptation of "Les Miserables" is not for everyone. Fans of the 1862 Victor Hugo novel and eventual Broadway smash-hit musical will consider it a must see, of course. But if you're not into musicals, good luck getting into this. The cast is star-studded, of course, and there are some notable performances, especially Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman. But on the whole, it seems to be very much a love-it-or-hate-it film. It isn't going to win Best Picture, but it won't go home empty-handed.

COMING THURSDAY: "Silver Linings Playbook"

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