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Music lovers and Broadway buffs eagerly awaited the unveiling of Tom Hooper's ambitious adaptation of Les Misérables. Not only was he tackling one of the biggest, most iconic Broadway musicals of all time, but also The King's Speech director collected cast of A-listers to headline. Additionally, Hooper took a major risk by having the cast sing their songs live, as opposed to in a studio, where they could be polished, then lip-synced to on set. Reactions to this method have been mixed. Here at Cinema Blend, Katey rallied behind the musical, giving it four stars in her review, and Eric declared its "I Dreamed a Dream" to be among the best movie music moments of the year. On the other hand, Sean and I were sorely disappointed and presented 10 reasons why. Then, showman and pop star Adam Lambert joined our ranks, slamming the Hollywood stars' sometimes strained attempt at »

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