Thursday, April 24, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

‘Wreck-It Ralph’: a sweet surprise

Arcade characters get into all sorts of trouble while ‘invading’ other games ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Four stars Starring (voices): John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Jack McBrayer, Alan Tudyk, Mindy Kaling Rating: PG, for kid-level rude humor and mild action/violence I haven’t had this much fun since 1988’s “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” blended classic Disney […]

‘Hotel Transylvania’: Monster Mash

“Hotel Transylvania” Four stars Starring (voices only): Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, CeeLo Green, Jon Lovitz Rating: PG, for mild rude humor and some scary images Funniest sight-gag I’ve seen in years: The Invisible Man attempting to convey a clue during a spirited round […]

‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ — warm, suspenseful and quite amusing

‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ Four stars Starring (voices only): Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Queen Latifah, Peter Dinklage, Jennifer Lopez, Keke Palmer, Josh Gad, Seann William Scott and Josh Peck Rating: PG, for action/peril and mild rude humor Chris Wedge deserves a great deal of credit. During the decade since he co-directed “Ice Age,” […]

‘Brave’: Loses its way

‘Brave’ 3.5 stars Starring (voices only): Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson Rating: PG, and somewhat generously, for rude humor and considerable scary action All Pixar animated films are lush, impeccably mounted productions — every backdrop fine-tuned to the height of available imaging technology, every scene timed […]