Two hours and forty minutes of complete silence until the stomping feet and muffled chorus singing at the finale....lovely change to be in a cinema where people stopped munching and slurping and were transfixed by the film.
Jackman, Hathaway, Redmayne, Barks....wow, you really sing! Crowe and co, pretty good as well and Baron Cohen and Bonham Carter make a great comic duo. So much better than I hoped.
Actually the last time that the cinema was so quiet was also a Tom Hooper film (The Kings Speech). I could see a few STWers manning the barricade singing "Can you here the people sing...."