Linda Cook

Linda Cook
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/4 88% Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) "Ralph Breaks the Internet" ... and the box office.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
3/4 58% The Front Runner (2018) It may not be winning at the box office, but it's a sure bet for entertainment.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
3.5/4 91% Widows (2018) "Widows" is a gritty heist movie and a story of female empowerment.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 28, 2018
3.5/4 81% Instant Family (2018) How could any viewers, regardless of whether they are adopted, not embrace the most heartwarming (so far) film of the year?‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
3.5/4 81% Overlord (2018) Not for the nervous and not for the kids, Overlord is for action enthusiasts and "creature feature" fans. If you're among them, it's a don't-miss.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2018
3/4 57% The Grinch (2018) It's a modernized version of the classic that gives a little more depth to its cranky titular subject.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
3/4 62% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) The movie itself isn't killer, but the music is worthwhile.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
3.5/4 34% The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) It's an oddball fantasy, not the familiar ballet, in a reimagining reminiscent of "Treasure Planet."‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
2.5/4 22% Nobody's Fool (2018) Haddish brings 'Nobody's Fool' to above-average quality.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
3/4 79% Halloween (2018) 'Halloween' offers more camp than creepiness.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
4/4 97% The Hate U Give (2018) This is a compelling story about race in contemporary America.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
4/4 88% First Man (2018) 'First Man' takes flight as a stellar history of the first man on the moon.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
4/4 76% Mid90s (2018) Jonah Hill creates a coming-of-age gem.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
3.5/4 92% The Old Man & the Gun (2018) Robert Redford shouldn't make this his last performance. He's having too much fun .. and so is the audience.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
3/4 72% Indivisible (2018) "Indivisible" tells the compelling true story of a military chaplain and PTSD.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
4/4 84% The Wife (2018) A superlative character study.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
3/4 74% Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) For those of us waiting for the next Tarantino outing. ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2018
1.5/4 40% Hell Fest (2018) The coolest things about it are Tony Todd and the environment itself.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
2/4 29% Night School (2018) 'Night School' is serviceable comedy.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/4 76% Smallfoot (2018) 'Smallfoot' is big on music and positive themes.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
2/4 26% The Nun (2018) You'll be 'nun' the worse for skipping this.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/4 92% Crazy Rich Asians (2018) 'Crazy Rich Asians' is a wealth of fun.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/4 46% The Meg (2018) If it were a person, 'The Meg' would say 'Hold my beer!'‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
4/4 92% Searching (2018) Search no more - here's a terrific thriller.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
1.5/4 33% Little Women (2018) Don't march out to this one. ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
1/4 13% Life Itself (2018) Insufferable.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3.5/4 85% A Simple Favor (2018) It's no mystery whether this will entertain. It will.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
1/4 11% Peppermint (2018) "Peppermint" will leave a bad taste in your mouth.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/4 67% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) It's a nice way to pass the time until Halloween‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
4/4 90% A Star Is Born (2018) "A Star is Born" dazzles.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Oct 4, 2018
3/4 60% Operation Finale (2018) The performances all are commendable, and the score by Alexandre Desplat is a fine one.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Sep 4, 2018
3.5/4 94% Incredibles 2 (2018) What a great family movie!‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
3.5/4 81% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Utterly ridiculous and absolutely entertaining from beginning to end.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 6, 2018
3.5/4 97% Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) It's 'Impossible' not to enjoy it.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
2.5/4 59% Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) Third in 'Hotel Transylvania' franchise is a better-than-average stay.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
3/4 91% Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018) 'Teen Titans Go!' ... to a wacky, enjoyable movie.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
3.5/4 88% Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' offer laughs, adventure, and a stinger at the end.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
3/4 48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) They're bigger than ever, and they're endangered again.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
1/4 46% Skyscraper (2018) 'Skyscraper' is a disaster of a disaster movie.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
3/4 54% The First Purge (2018) 'The First Purge' is a dark, violent origins film.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
4/4 57% Unfriended: Dark Web (2018) Grim and all too realistic, 'Unfriended: Dark Web" is a smart morality tale.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
4/4 92% Sorry to Bother You (2018) Brilliant and off the wall, "Sorry to Bother You" is this year's "Repo man."‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
4/4 96% Three Identical Strangers (2018) This is an astonishing documentary that will wring your heart while it bends your mind.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
4/4 99% Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Won't you see one of the best documentaries of the year? Sure you can.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
3/4 63% Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) It's a fictional look at all-too-real events. ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
3/4 63% Uncle Drew (2018) 'Uncle Drew' scores big with good-natured comedy.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
3/4 56% Tag (2018) 'Tag' delivers slapstick comedy for adults.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
4/4 89% Hereditary (2018) 'Hereditary' breaks tradition.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
3.5/4 72% Christopher Robin (2018) Return to innocence and Pooh with 'Christopher Robin.'‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Aug 4, 2018
4/4 97% The Rider (2018) A masterpiece about the human condition.‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Read More | Posted Jun 2, 2018