Authors

KWQC-TV (Iowa)

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 60%

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

"Yeah...but you have to read the book first."

Posted May 8, 2005

Linda Cook

2 41%

A Lot Like Love (2005)

"Having sex before they know each other's names. Spitting water on each other. Showing each other chewed food. Antics you want to see from a young couple in love? Me neither."

Posted Apr 26, 2005

Linda Cook

3 2%

King's Ransom (2005)

"If you shelve out even $1 for this movie, you'll feel as though you've paid a "King's Ransom.""

Posted Apr 26, 2005

Linda Cook

4 96%

Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (2004)

"Every thinking adult should see this compelling Oscar-nominated documentary."

Posted Apr 26, 2005

Linda Cook

5 90%

Kung Fu Hustle (2005)

"Can a movie be hilarious and violent simultaneously? Well, yes, if it's "Kung Fu Hustle.""

Posted Apr 26, 2005

Linda Cook

6 56%

The Interpreter (2005)

"Here's a solid, adult drama that's a serious thriller and mystery rolled into one."

Posted Apr 26, 2005

Linda Cook

7 39%

Sahara (2005)

"Arid as the sand-covered dunes, "Sahara" is a made-for-TV flick disguised as the return of Indiana Jones. "

Posted Apr 10, 2005

Linda Cook

8 65%

Fever Pitch (The Perfect Catch) (2005)

""Fever Pitch" is a room-temperature movie."

Posted Apr 10, 2005

Linda Cook

9 74%

The Upside of Anger (2005)

"Finally -- a well-acted, well-written drama for grownups, about grownups, that even contains grownup romance."

Posted Apr 3, 2005

Linda Cook

10 78%

Sin City (2005)

"Violence. Gore. Grit. Quentin Tarantino. If you haven't stopped reading by now, you may be part of the appreciative audience of "Sin City.""

Posted Apr 3, 2005

Linda Cook

11 37%

Beauty Shop (2005)

"Queen Latifah's back on track. She has a long way to go to equal her role in "Chicago," in which she both starred and sang. But "Beauty Shop" is a better-than-average outing."

Posted Mar 31, 2005

Linda Cook

12 43%

Guess Who (2005)

"Well, guess what? "Guess Who" isn't a remake...at least, not of "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." It's more like "Meet the Fockers" with themes about bigotry and honesty."

Posted Mar 31, 2005

Linda Cook

13 15%

Miss Congeniality 2 - Armed and Fabulous (2005)

"Sometimes, a movie is so abhorrent it's difficult to think of the appropriate words. When I do, I can't print them here."

Posted Mar 31, 2005

Linda Cook

14 78%

A Very Long Engagement (2004)

"As lovely to look at it as it is heart-wrenching, "A Very Long Engagement" is one of the best films of 2004. "

Posted Mar 20, 2005

Linda Cook

15 52%

Ice Princess (2005)

""Ice Princess" won't leave you cold."

Posted Mar 20, 2005

Linda Cook

16 20%

The Ring Two (2005)

"When growling, vicious, computer-generated deer gang up to attack people in vehicles, could it be a sign of the Apocalypse?"

Posted Mar 20, 2005

Linda Cook

17 30%

Be Cool (2005)

"As average as its predecessor was entertaining, "Be Cool" is a spoof of itself."

Posted Mar 15, 2005

Linda Cook

18 44%

The Jacket (2005)

""The Jacket" isn't a one-size-fits-all for every audience."

Posted Mar 15, 2005

Linda Cook

19 20%

The Pacifier (2005)

"Oh, Vin Diesel, whither your career?"

Posted Mar 15, 2005

Linda Cook

20 35%

Hostage (2005)

""Hostage" blends "Mercury Rising" with "Die Hard" to create an average, well, Bruce Willis movie"

Posted Mar 13, 2005

Linda Cook

21 64%

Robots (2005)

"Finally, a smart, funny movie that's family friendly!"

Posted Mar 13, 2005

Linda Cook

22 16%

Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

"Talk about mixed messages. Here's a cruel, mean-spirited movie that's supposed to have a Christian theme."

Posted Feb 27, 2005

Linda Cook

23 9%

Man of the House (2005)

"There was a time when you'd see Tommy Lee Jones and R. Lee Ermey in a movie and say, "Well, it can't be all bad." Those days are gone forever."

Posted Feb 27, 2005

Linda Cook

24 16%

Cursed (2005)

"You could say that PG-13-rated horror movies are, well, "Cursed.""

Posted Feb 27, 2005

Linda Cook

25 6%

Son of the Mask (2005)

"Color, movement and loud noises do not disguise an idiotic movie."

Posted Feb 27, 2005

Linda Cook

26 46%

Constantine (2005)

""Constantine" isn't heavenly. But it's an interesting enough look at what lies beyond."

Posted Feb 27, 2005

Linda Cook

27 54%

Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

"I left the theater with joy in my heart. And it's all because of Winn-Dixie."

Posted Feb 27, 2005

Linda Cook

28 79%

Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)

"Wonderful things can come in small packages. And "Pooh's Heffalump Movie" is one of them."

Posted Feb 14, 2005

Linda Cook

29 11%

Thérèse (2004)

"Many is the time that a potentially compelling biopic is ruined by an awful screenplay. "Therese" is ruined by many things."

Posted Feb 14, 2005

Linda Cook

30 69%

Hitch (2005)

"Whaddaya know -- Kevin James actually is the star of the new Will Smith movie!"

Posted Feb 14, 2005

Linda Cook

31 10%

The Wedding Date (2005)

"Know this from the get-go: I'm one of a dozen or so women scattered throughout the world who didnt like Pretty Woman. "

Posted Feb 7, 2005

Linda Cook

32 13%

Boogeyman (2005)

"Will 2005 be remembered as the Year of the Awful Horror Movies?"

Posted Feb 7, 2005

Linda Cook

33 1%

Alone in the Dark (2005)

"Wow. What an aptly named movie."

Posted Feb 2, 2005

Linda Cook

34 13%

Hide and Seek (2005)

"This movie has so little to hide that you'll figure out whodunit long before the credits roll."

Posted Feb 2, 2005

Linda Cook

35 90%

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

"This is one of those movies, like Schindlers List, that may give you nightmares. This is one of those movies, like Schindlers List, that should be seen anyway."

Posted Jan 27, 2005

Linda Cook

36 84%

Aliens of the Deep (2005)

"You'll see some strange, gentle wonders in Aliens of the Deep."

Posted Jan 27, 2005

Linda Cook

37 60%

Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

"I'm not sure why they remade this movie. All I know is that I'm glad there's a decent actioner for grownups amidst the January junk. "

Posted Jan 19, 2005

Linda Cook

38 88%

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

"If you loved "Hero" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," then you'll also enjoy the gorgeous "House of Flying Daggers.""

Posted Jan 18, 2005

Linda Cook

39 10%

Elektra (2005)

""Elektra" is a shocking mess."

Posted Jan 18, 2005

Linda Cook

40 35%

Racing Stripes (2005)

"I can't remember the last time I gave a movie an extra half star because the animal lead is so cute."

Posted Jan 18, 2005

Linda Cook

41 8%

White Noise (2005)

"Forget that noise."

Posted Jan 11, 2005

Linda Cook

42 83%

In Good Company (2004)

"Ever feel like "The only 'fair' I ever heard of is where they judge sheep and cows?'" Then join the audience of "In Good Company" for a laugh and a sigh. "

Posted Jan 5, 2005

Linda Cook

43 90%

Kinsey (2004)

"Controversy always will be associated with the man and the film."

Posted Jan 5, 2005

Linda Cook

44 91%

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

"It doesn't get any better than this knock-out of a film."

Posted Jan 5, 2005

Linda Cook

45 74%

Ultimate X: The Movie (2002)

"If you think that "ESPN's Ultimate X" is a motor oil, then you need to see this movie, dude. "

Posted Jan 5, 2005

Linda Cook

46 4%

Darkness (2004)

"It's a bad sign when a horror movie is released on Christmas Day."

Posted Dec 29, 2004

Linda Cook

47 53%

Spanglish (2004)

"Adam Sandler fans beware: There's not a trace of Happy Gilmore anywhere in this movie."

Posted Dec 29, 2004

Linda Cook

48 56%

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

"Lately, I've complained that "gross" does not equal funny. Well, "weird" does not equal "entertaining.""

Posted Dec 16, 2004

Linda Cook

49 26%

Blade: Trinity (2004)

"Well, Blade held up beautifully twice. But now the story is turning, well, bloodless. "

Posted Dec 16, 2004

Linda Cook

50 88%

Amélie (2001)

"It's a magical romp that will leave you smiling at the end."

Posted Jun 28, 2002

Linda Cook

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