David Hinckley

David Hinckley

Agrees with the Tomatometer 79% of the time.

David Hinckley's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): New York Daily News

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
3/5 83% Falling Skies: Season 5 (TV, 2015) "[The] alliances remain tenuous right up to the final moments. And while the hour has plenty of action, it doesn't forsake the romances it has spawned along the way. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Aug 28, 2015
3/5 74% Narcos: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Narcos makes a chillingly persuasive case that the high-level drug biz isn't fundamentally different from most other business. Supply, demand. Risk, reward. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Aug 28, 2015
3/5 No Score Yet Katrina 10 Years Later: Through Hell in High Water "It has an unnecessarily and distractingly melodramatic narration, but as a study of nature's destruction and man's challenge in responding, it's not to be missed. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Aug 26, 2015
2/5 64% The Carmichael Show: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "For all there is to like about Carmichael, that added bit of substance, at least out of the box, feels elusive. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Aug 25, 2015
3/5 81% Public Morals: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "After a rather long walk down some shadowy alleys, Public Morals becomes a much more intense and traditional crime drama. Happily, Burns seems determined to keep the show's noir edge. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Aug 24, 2015
53% Blunt Talk: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "This could break for comedy or tragedy. Happily for us, the producers chose comedy. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Aug 21, 2015
4/5 91% √Čvocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie (2013) "A new documentary on the late trash-talking TV host Morton Downey Jr. suggests he might have been putting one over on both the world and himself. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Aug 20, 2015
4/5 100% Survivor's Remorse: Season 2 (TV, 2015) "Survivor's Remorse becomes simultaneously more uncomfortable and funnier as it launches its second season Saturday. Both those qualities are good. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Aug 20, 2015
4/5 84% Orphan Black: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "This is good for viewers, who get to enjoy watching the show skillfully weave ever more complex entanglements. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Aug 13, 2015
4/5 79% Fear the Walking Dead: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Nothing serves a horror story like a good build. Or, in the case of L.A. itself, a slow crumble. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Aug 5, 2015
A- 92% Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "First Day of Camp is an elaborate and often funny inside joke. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jul 30, 2015
2/5 42% Tut: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Meanwhile, the soap keeps generating suds, while Kingsley plays it solemn and serious. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jul 17, 2015
3/5 33% Impastor: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "In its effort to become hipper and edgier, TV Land happily has not abandoned "likable." " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jul 15, 2015
4/5 71% Web Junkie (2014) "The campers, of course, hate it, and many seem to suggest it becomes basically another game to them. Figure it out, get released, go back to the computer. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jul 12, 2015
4/5 77% Ray Donovan: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "The best news for the show is the arrival of Ian McShane as Malcolm Finney, a slippery rich guy who contracts for Ray's services. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jul 9, 2015
4/5 88% Dates: 1 (TV, 2013) "There's little action in Dates. It's about language, verbal and nonverbal. When the words are this good, that's enough. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jul 8, 2015
3/5 76% The Spoils Before Dying: Season 1 (TV, 2014) "The Spoils Before Dying requires some time and in return offers some rewards. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jul 7, 2015
3/5 70% Extant: Season 2 (TV, 2015) "A major makeover doesn't look bad on Extant. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jul 2, 2015
86% HUMANS: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "What stays with us about Humans, though, are the reminders of all the little ways things will change once we hand part of our lives over to robots. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 29, 2015
4/5 44% Scream: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "You gotta like any high school drama that starts with the mean girl getting stalked and stabbed to death beside her swimming pool. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 29, 2015
2/5 97% Mr. Robot: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "It's a mildly interesting fantasy, but the story has too many holes to feel really compelling. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 24, 2015
4/5 100% Catastrophe: Series 1 (TV, 2015) "Catastrophe is nothing of the sort. This Brit import is one of the freshest and funniest new shows you'll see all summer. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 22, 2015
3/5 80% Ballers: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Ballers won't win the Super Bowl, but it'll keep you watching. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 19, 2015
50% The Astronaut Wives Club: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "AWC is not Mistresses. But with cheating rock-star husbands, secrets and reporters everywhere, there's no way we won't see some soap splashing on this clean-cut, All-American story. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 17, 2015
4/5 59% Complications: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "After years of successful, high-quality dramas with a light, breezy touch, the network has decided to cast its lot with the more somber and complex dramas popularized by rivals like AMC. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 16, 2015
4/5 65% True Detective : Season 2 (TV, 2015) "The switch to Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn instead of Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey has left one detail intact. It's still the kind of show that makes TV viewers reach for phrases like "golden age of television drama." " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 11, 2015
4/5 95% Orange is the New Black: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "In the extended picture, it looks like season three might be playing a bit more with the larger concept of freedom - through the lens, naturally, of those who don't have it. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 11, 2015
3/5 81% Odd Mom Out: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Besides being pretty funny, Odd Mom Out might represent the weirdest programming decision on television this summer. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 9, 2015
4/5 100% Power: Season 2 (TV, 2015) "This story feels fresh, and no show has given its tortured antihero a sidekick as rich as Tommy. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Jun 5, 2015
3/5 86% Wayward Pines: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "[Shyamalan] says that what he likes about TV is the time it allows to build the suspense, and he clearly relishes using it. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted May 13, 2015
4/5 50% Grace and Frankie: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "It's hard to classify "Grace and Frankie" except to say it's splendid television. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted May 7, 2015
97% Mad Men: Season 7 Episode 12 "Heading for the finish line, we got three great conversations: Peggy and Roger, Joan and Jim Hobart, Don and Bert. And am I the only one who thought Don looked more like a zombie than Bert? " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted May 4, 2015
3/5 100% Penny Dreadful: Season 2 (TV, 2015) "This dark, complex drama about good, evil and the supernatural in late 19th-century London won't easily welcome newcomers at this point, but it should nicely satisfy those who hopped onto the ride last year. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted May 4, 2015
59% Gotham: Season 1 Episode 22 "There have been so many storylines that at times the narrative has been almost incoherent. Stories seem to start and stop almost at random, sometimes crowding each other out.The season finale shows signs of tacitly acknowledging that concern. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted May 4, 2015
3/5 100% Tales Of The Grim Sleeper (2014) "Set against our current flurry of stories on police/community tension, The Grim Sleeper suggests we could use a wakeup call. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 27, 2015
97% Mad Men: Season 7 Episode 11 "Weiner keeps dropping in new points of interest, alongside the ones that we either expected or should have. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 27, 2015
100% Wolf Hall: Series 1 (TV, 2015) "[Rylance] makes Cromwell, an often-forgotten figure in history, into a TV character it will be almost impossible not to remember. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 20, 2015
3/5 60% StarTalk: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Tyson's role is to keep the conversation lively enough so the viewer wants to keep listening. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 20, 2015
4/5 100% Nurse Jackie: Season 7 (TV, 2015) "We know she's a great nurse. Now we may learn whether she can be even adequate at everything else. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 13, 2015
4/5 97% Louie: Season 5 (TV, 2015) "The viewer simply has to accept that he knows where his comedy is going, and that while his standup has punch lines, the humor in his sketches often stems more from a cumulative impression than one-liners along the way. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 8, 2015
100% Veep: Season 4 (TV, 2015) "It remains one of the smartest deadpan comedies on TV. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 7, 2015
96% Mad Men: Season 7 Episode 8 "Bringing back Maggie Siff's Rachel was a stroke of genius, not to mention something we always secretly wished would happen. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 6, 2015
4/5 93% Sinatra: All or Nothing at All: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "With impressive clips and first-rate commentators like Hamill, Jonathan Schwartz, Terry Teachout and John Lahr, Gibney has explained why, like him or not, Sinatra mattered so much. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 2, 2015
4/5 97% Game of Thrones: Season 5 (TV, 2015) "Many shows are starting to run out of gas by Season 5. Game of Thrones, partly because it's as cold-blooded as its characters in treating personnel turnover as the natural order, seems to have little trouble keeping its pedal to the metal. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Apr 2, 2015
4/5 No Score Yet Mr. Selfridge: Season 3 (TV, 2015) "The end of World War I doesn't end the battles for Harry Selfridge, and this visually glorious PBS drama gets ever-more comfortable as it follows them. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 25, 2015
4/5 91% iZombie: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "FINALLY, a zombie we like. In a show that's very easy to like. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 18, 2015
1/5 58% Drunk History: Season 1 (TV, 2013) ""Drunk History" is a good-natured show with no inflated aspirations. But like a drunk in a game of darts, it doesn't hit the target very often. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 13, 2015
3/5 28% The Royals: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "Add a pulsating music track, regular sex scenes and the lush background trappings of British royalty, and it's clear what a mistake it would be to abolish an institution that can inspire this much entertainment. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 13, 2015
2/5 30% Dig: Season 1 (TV, 2015) "The problem arises when these plots become so intricate, and lurk so far beneath the surface, that many viewers will just put down the shovel and decide it's not worth the effort to follow them. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 5, 2015
3/5 86% Broadchurch: Series 2 (TV, 2015) "The new elements and mostly the performances make it worth staying around to see what other secrets lurk within. " ‐ New York Daily News
Posted Mar 4, 2015
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