DAVID BIANCULLI

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2016
Feb
28
 
 
Twenty years ago, Cuba Gooding, Jr. won a best supporting actor Oscar as pro football receiver Rod “Show me the money” Tidwell in Jerry Maguire. He followed that up with another hit feature film, 1997’s As Good As It Gets...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
26
 
 
It’s safe to say -- boy, is it ever -- that the revival of Full House is not being greeted by the TV critic community with the same bow-down reverence reserved for Arrested Development’s sacred second coming...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
26
 
 
Given contemporary sensibilities, he might have first made the scene today as “Plus-Sized” Domino. But Antoine “Fats” Domino, Jr. embraced his nickname from the start and has never tried to shed it with any Weight Watchers commercials...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
19
 
 
It’s been standard TV sitcom procedure for the loud, plus-sized guy -- OK, the blustering fatso -- to get the slimmer, pretty girl. This time it’s a thin, plain-faced, bespectacled, soft-spoken nebbish who eventually becomes alluring to a messed-up beauty...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
15
 
 
A handsome, divorced high school English teacher seeks to stop the assassination of President John F. Kennedy by time-traveling through a mysterious, secret portal in a retro Lisbon, Maine diner...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
14
 
 
Two very verbal, slow-cooked episodes open Season 2 of AMC’s Better Call Saul. Depending on your tolerance for extended dialogues, they’re either deliciously chewy or perhaps in need of a little pick-me-up...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
11
 
 
Mobsters and Martin Scorsese go together like cake and ice cream, chips and dips, Donald Trump and egomania. So the maestro behind Goodfellas, Mean Streets, Casino, Gangs of New York and Boardwalk Empire invests HBO’s Vinyl with a strong gangster vibe...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
6
 
 

People either keep asking me -- “When are you going to write a book?” -- or telling me, “You need to write a book." Maybe someday. In the here and now, though, two standout TV critic colleagues have put their names to volumes that are well worth owning...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Feb
3
 
 

A notably fleshy Richard Dreyfuss, now 68, has let himself grow into the role of the world’s most notorious, pear-shaped Ponzi schemer. Very ably assisted by Blythe Danner as his wife, Ruth, Dreyfuss inhabits Bernie Madoff...