Rachel Cooke

Rachel Cooke

Agrees with the Tomatometer 80% of the time.

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Showing 1 - 13 of 13
Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
76% House of Cards: Season 3 (TV, 2015) " Spoiler alert: if you haven't yet seen season three of House of Cards in its entirety, be warned. I have and you should turn away now if you wish to avoid knowing that the series is... not very good. How bad are we talking? Very. " ‐ New Statesman
Posted Mar 5, 2015
88% Fortitude: Season 1 (TV, 2015) " You'd say it was straight out of Hollywood, except that it is far too weird to have been commissioned by some weedy, greedy, risk-averse studio boss. " ‐ New Statesman
Posted Feb 5, 2015
85% Broadchurch: Series 2 (TV, 2015) " How credulous, I wonder, does Broadchurch's writer, Chris Chibnall, think we are? " ‐ New Statesman
Posted Jan 15, 2015
96% The Missing: Season 1 (TV, 2014-2015) " The plot reared up and hissed like a snake. Improbabilities. Coincidences. Unlikely connections. A frenzied cheesiness suddenly infected the storytelling. " ‐ New Statesman
Posted Nov 6, 2014
100% Happy Valley: Season 1 (TV, 2014) " In this job, I watch an awful lot of first episodes -- shows I review, deem to be awful and then avoid for the rest of their run. But I can't wait for the second part of Sally Wainwright's Happy Valley. " ‐ New Statesman
Posted Sep 24, 2014
84% True Detective : Season 1 (TV, 2014) " What the viewer feels mostly is not terror, or even pity. It's irritation. " ‐ New Statesman
Posted Apr 28, 2014
85% The Master (2012) " After an hour, I was baffled. After two, I was bored stiff. " ‐ Observer [UK]
Posted Nov 4, 2012
56% For a Good Time, Call... (2012) " Tedious and repellent: avoid. " ‐ Observer [UK]
Posted Nov 4, 2012
81% Excision (2012) " I liked this teen comedy-horror flick an awful lot. But then I'm warped. " ‐ Observer [UK]
Posted Nov 4, 2012
98% Call Me Kuchu (2013) " Such horror, such bravery. " ‐ Observer [UK]
Posted Nov 4, 2012
82% De rouille et d'os (Rust and Bone) (2012) " Cotillard is the beating heart of this film; she's all you need. " ‐ Observer [UK]
Posted Nov 4, 2012
68% Parade's End: Season 1 (TV, 2013) " Parade's End feels unexpectedly weightless on screen. " ‐ New Statesman
Posted Aug 24, 2012
45% White Heat: Season 1 (TV, 2012) " Will I tune in next time? Probably, albeit with less enthusiasm. " ‐ New Statesman
Posted May 9, 2012
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