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Linda Cook

Linda Cook
"It keeps me sharp. On the edge. Where I belong." -- Heat.

Agrees with the Tomatometer 77% of the time.

Linda Cook's reviews (from any publication) always count toward the Tomatometer because this critic is a Tomatometer-approved critic.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
4/4 96% Spotlight (2015) "Now 'Steve Jobs' has a competitor for Best Picture. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Nov 27, 2015
3.5/4 66% The Night Before (2015) "'The Night Before' is a joyous Christmas bauble ... and it's only for grownups. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Nov 27, 2015
4/4 97% Brooklyn (2015) "This exquisite film is one of the year's best. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Nov 27, 2015
3.5/4 94% Creed (2015) "'Creed' is a winner. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Nov 27, 2015
3.5/4 70% Crimson Peak (2015) "It isn't your grandma's gothic. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 24, 2015
3.5/4 77% Woodlawn (2015) "'Woodlawn' hits spiritual pay dirt. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 24, 2015
2/4 26% Pan (2015) ""Pan" just peters out. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 24, 2015
4/4 85% Steve Jobs (2015) "It's talky, it has no action scenes and the central character isn't easy to like. But darned if 'Steve Jobs' isn't one of the year's best films " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 24, 2015
3/4 63% Un gallo con muchos huevos (2015) "Yes, it's a PG-13 animated film in Spanish with English subtitles. It's a fever dream of a film which, after 28 years of reviewing movies, is one of the weirdest films I've seen. And it's funny, too. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
4/4 24% Captive (2015) "Finally, Christian audiences have a top-notch, captivating film. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
2.5/4 45% A Walk In The Woods (2015) "It hits its stride now and then, and mostly because of Nick Nolte. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
3/4 64% The Visit (2015) "Will you want to be a guest in the environment M. Night Shyamalan creates in 'The Visit?' That all ... Depends. And yes, the capital letter is intentional. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
0/4 55% Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) "A must-see only for gorehounds. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
3/4 73% Everest (2015) "It's a solid disaster film that certainly isn't the feel-good movie of the year. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
3.5/4 75% Black Mass (2015) "Johnny Depp turns in a terrific performance as a real-life cold-blooded killer. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
3.5/4 No Score Yet Tiny Giants 3D "The little creatures crawl over the big screen. Sometimes, they're fun to watch and sometimes, their lives are fraught with peril. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
4/4 85% The Walk (2015) "Oh, how I look up to 'The Walk' as a towering cinematic achievement. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
4/4 92% The Martian (2015) "Ridley Scott turns his lens on another outer-space adventure. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
3/4 61% The Intern (2015) "'The Intern' is more than the sitcom it appears to be from the trailers. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Oct 4, 2015
2/4 45% No Escape (2015) "'No Escape' is a decent zombie movie. All that's missing are the zombies. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Sep 1, 2015
.5/4 13% Sinister 2 (2015) "The script to 'Sinister 2' is a mess. Mostly, it's boring, but it's also a hodgepodge of ineffectual dialogue and setups. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Sep 1, 2015
3/4 41% We Are Your Friends (2015) "An enjoyable movie about music, maturity and relationships, 'We Are Your Friends' is a little offbeat. That's because it's set in the club community of California " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Sep 1, 2015
2/4 8% Hitman: Agent 47 (2015) "It seems like eight short years ago I reviewed a movie called "Hitman" that was based on a video game. Oh, wait a minute. It was. And I did. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Sep 1, 2015
3/4 34% War Room (2015) "It's a sermon about the power of prayer. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Sep 1, 2015
3.5/4 88% Straight Outta Compton (2015) "The FBI watched them with suspicion. Their fans watched them with adoration. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Aug 18, 2015
3/4 67% The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) "Slick and stylish, 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' isn't quite like the TV series, but it does have a 1960s atmosphere. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Aug 18, 2015
3/4 45% Irrational Man (2015) "It's not as clever and absorbing as 'Match Point' or 'Crimes and Misdemeanors,' but it's still smart, sophisticated and entertaining. 'Irrational Man,' the latest from Woody Allen, isn't a whodunit. It's more of a whocangetawaywithit " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Aug 11, 2015
4/4 99% Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015) "There are no words. And I mean that in a good way. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Aug 8, 2015
3.5/4 93% The Gift (2015) "Smart, unexpected and beautifully directed, 'The Gift' is just that for fans of psychological thrillers. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Aug 8, 2015
1/4 17% Pixels (2015) "There are two kinds of film fans: Those who like Adam Sandler's sense of humor, and those who don't. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Aug 1, 2015
3/4 61% Southpaw (2015) "It punches past box cliches. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Aug 1, 2015
3/4 56% Paper Towns (2015) "It's an imaginative take on leaving high school and its mysteries. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Aug 1, 2015
3.5 93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation (2015) "There are spies among us. And that's a good thing. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Aug 1, 2015
3.5/4 87% Mr. Holmes (2015) "Class and refined, "Mr. Holmes" might get lost in the midst of the summer explosions and action. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Aug 1, 2015
4/4 91% Love & Mercy (2015) "The screen goes blank for a moment at the end of 'Love & Mercy.' And what follows brought me to tears. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
4/4 82% Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) "Seldom have I referred to a movie as 'exquisite." " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
4/4 88% Dope (2015) "No wonder 'Dope' was a favorite at Sundance. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
2/4 35% Max (2015) "This story of a loyal dog is not as, uh, fetching as it could have been. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
3.5/4 98% Inside Out (2015) "'Inside Out,' upside down or sideways, the latest from Pixar is great fun. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
2/4 46% Ted 2 (2015) "'Ted 2' is exactly half as funny as its predecessor. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
1/4 15% The Gallows (2015) "Enough, already. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
2/4 63% Magic Mike XXL (2015) "Contrived and bland, this is a poor excuse for a road movie. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
1/4 26% Terminator Genisys (2015) "An unsubtle reboot that's not up to par with the original. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
2/4 55% Minions (2015) "If all you need to be entertained is to watch the "Minions" run around, you'll be satisfied with this spinoff/prequel. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
1.5/4 19% Self/less (2015) "What at first appears to be an interesting science-fiction tale transitions into a Bourne-esque thriller that ends with a cheat. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
4/4 85% Trainwreck (2015) "Absolutely hilarious, with more truth about the human condition than most dramas. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jul 20, 2015
3.5/4 72% Jurassic World (2015) "It's been, well, ages since we've seen dinosaurs like this. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jun 11, 2015
2/4 54% The Age of Adaline (2015) "It's a beautiful-looking movie with a ridiculous conceit. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jun 10, 2015
3.5/4 93% Ex Machina (2015) "'Ex Machina' is a smart science-fiction tale about artificial intelligence, madness and trust. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jun 10, 2015
.5/4 7% Hot Pursuit (2015) "My faith in humanity has been restored. I watched a couple leave the theater. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jun 10, 2015
3/4 66% Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) "The singing in 'Pitch Perfect 2' is professional, exuberant and enjoyable. The script is, well ... not. But even though it's a messy screenplay, it works more often than it doesn't. " ‐ Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
Posted Jun 10, 2015
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