By Tom Gliatto
January 29, 1996 12:00 PM

>TUBE: In Gulliver’s Travels, the humor runs Swift and Ted Danson towers; taking his Final Cut as a conniving prime minister, Ian Richardson is diabolically good

SCREEN: Richard Dreyfuss makes predictable Muzak in Mr. Holland’s Opus; Two If by Sea sinks 17

SONG: Speech gets beyond his Arrested Development; Grammy-nominated Junior Brown lets loose; Enya tries not to get personal 22

PAGES: William F. Buckley’s youngest sister, Carol, composes a moving memoir about finding herself in middle age; English playwright Alan Bennett greatly amuses himself, and readers, by Writing Home 28