Articles tagged bill cosby

Tuesday, July 8 2014

The Groundbreaking Wonderfulness of ‘I Spy’

I Spy is filled with revolutionary diversity, exotic filming locations, and a textbook example of on screen chemistry.


Wednesday, April 28 2010

Robert Culp: From ‘I Spy’ to ‘Hickey & Boggs’

Robert Culp and Bill Cosby's wit and warmth in I Spy also established a foundation of fragility and fatalism for Culp's despairing Hickey & Boggs.


Wednesday, July 22 2009

I Am Not Sidney Poitier by Percival Everett

By saying Not is not Sidney Poitier, the reader is tempted to compare him to Sidney Poitier just as the characters do, when the author is pointedly saying that we shouldn’t.


Monday, February 16 2009

Bill Cosby still has something to say


Thursday, February 21 2008

Joe Louis: America’s Hero… Betrayed

While the film reports events of Joe Louis' life, it doesn't shape them or trace specific themes. What does emerge in this bleak outline, however, is the sense that Louis was "betrayed" by a "nation."


Friday, September 28 2007

Bill Cosby reflects on humor, families and his new book


Wednesday, December 13 2006

The Bill Cosby Show - Season One

Not quite Frank Capra in 22 minutes.


Monday, February 20 2006

The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends

While he never developed a singular performing presence, Cavett is a skilled comic technician whose sense of timing and punchline set-ups pays off in playing straight man to his guests.


Wednesday, February 15 2006

The Best of the Electric Company

This Electric Company retrospective displays the lasting power of entertaining education.


Monday, August 25 2003

Comedian (2002)

Comedian presents stand-up comics as working stiffs.


Bill Cosby: The Best Of (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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