ABC's Madoff is a bit overheated otherwise.
Madoff, ABC's retelling of the Bernie Madoff saga, feels like a time traveler from 1991, when ripped-from-the-headlines miniseries were a constant for network TV rather than the curiosity they might seem to be today.
It also arrives with some degree of star power. Richard Dreyfuss, an Academy Award winner, plays Madoff himself, while Blythe Danner plays his wife, Ruth. Established character actors Peter Scolari and Charles Grodin...