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Overrated/Underrated: An imagined scandal sinks the band Yacht, and 'Valley Uprising' reaches for new heights

Overrated/Underrated: An imagined scandal sinks the band Yacht, and 'Valley Uprising' reaches for new heights

There's a lot of pop culture to sort through week after week. Times staff writer Chris Barton offers his take on what's up and what's down in music, movies, television and just about anything else out there that is worth considering.

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'Valley Uprising' (2014): A terrific new entry in the rewarding documentary field of "watching crazy people do crazy things," this film looks at the community of outcasts and adrenaline junkies who first somehow decided it would be a good idea to try scaling the many daunting rock faces of California's beautiful Yosemite National Park. The movie offers a fascinating glimpse of the...

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