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David Oyelowo shines in ‘Les Misérables’ miniseries

“Les Misérables” is hardly lacking for adaptations, from multiple movies to the long-running musical. Yet Victor Hugo’s durable 19th-century soap opera gets a lavish, inordinately expansive makeover with a new six-hour production featuring Dominic West and David Oyelowo, one that fleshes out characters and situations normally given short shrift on screen.

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