Why the Music in Les Misérables (2012) is Worse than you Thought

From Sideways.

Do you hear the people sing?
Me neither

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Sources and Links:

Mackintosh’s comment on the rights to Les Mis
https://www.contactmusic.com/les-miserables/news/les-miserables-hits-hollywood

Fantastic document listing the leitmotifs in Les Mis
https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/11525740/use-of-leitmotif-in-les-miserables-notes-analysis-essays-for-

Great post about Les Mis being symmetrical
https://mdn.chanvrerie.net/has-anyone-else-noticed-how-symmetrical-les-mis-is__o_t__t_70295.html

Russel Crowe on Shazam!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmUwJ74hMBU

New York Vocal Coaching, an absolutely AMAZING YouTube channel that you should sub to if you’re at all interested in Vocal Tech
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rfwlXnRbzY

Russel Crowe discussing his audition process
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV2F5tZvHFw

The French version of "Do You Hear The People Sing?"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G95vcrzAGk

The cast warming up before the 85th Oscars
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfZgOV4UHBU

Erik Olsson’s post about Bernadette Peters and Sunday in the Park with George
https://twitter.com/erikragnar731/status/1272925565813698563

Hugh Jackman discussing his weight loss
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7u7tyA6jtWY

Anne Hathaway’s interview about her singing experience on set
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut8dzAUnDp4

Kevin Lynch’s FANTASTIC video about "Bring Him Home" – I cannot recommend his channel enough, he’s AMAZING
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPQrE5UfoUQ

Crowe and Jackman singing live
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n51PtM7sEVU

Jackman singing live
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFqppLPt_u8

For posterity, just in case you don’t believe me when I say that musicals are all about speaking – singing – dancing
https://www.pbs.org/thinktank/transcript1261.html

if I forgot anything please do not hesitate to let me know
I want to be sure that everyone gets properly credited!