Friday, December 26, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
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‘Les Misérables': A somewhat tarnished dream

‘Les Misérables’ 3 1/2 stars Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Daniel Huttlestone Rating: PG-13, for dramatic intensity, violence and suggestive sexual content One miscast role badly damages an otherwise splendid adaptation of this beloved play By Derrick Bang Enterprise […]

‘The Dark Knight Rises': Opulent and ominous

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ 4 stars Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman Rating: PG-13, and somewhat generously, for intense sequences of violence and action, along with some sensuality and fleeting profanity Unlike the cinematic Superman — always portrayed as the true-blue Boy Scout, as […]