Jackie K. Cooper

Jackie K. Cooper
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T-Meter Title | Year
6/10 33% No Man's Land (2021) A well acted modern day western co-written by its leading man. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 25, 2021
7/10 84% Our Friend (2020) Mash together "Love Story", "Brian's Song" and "Terms of Endearment" and you have the mood of "Our Friend." Hard to watch but emotionally satisfying. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2021
5/10 No Score Yet A Stone in the Water (2019) Bonnie Bedelia is an actress of great talent but that talent is misused in this barely average melodrama. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 22, 2021
7/10 100% Minari (2020) An engrossing story of one family's dream. But it never touched me as emotionally as I wanted it to do. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2021
6/10 78% Shadow in the Cloud (2021) The wildest movie I have seen in a while. The movie is totally enjoyably bonkers! - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 15, 2021
4/10 33% The One You Feed (2020) Brings to mind the old song "Torn Between Two Lovers." This movie is complex and confusing but still intriguing. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 14, 2021
6/10 64% Stars Fell on Alabama (2021) It is a predictable romcom but still a pleasure to watch. Plus we get to answer the question - whatever happened to Taylor Hicks? - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2021
6/10 34% The Marksman (2021) If you are a Liam Neeson fan then this one's for you. He is in action hero mode for the movie while showing a gentle side to a young kid he protects. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 13, 2021
5/10 50% The Midnight Sky (2020) George Clooney adds another title to his long list of meh movies. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2021
8/10 98% One Night in Miami (2020) What an auspicious directorial debut for Regina King! It is a talky movie but what they are talking about is so interesting and important. Stellar cast, stellar script, stellar direction. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2021
4/10 60% Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) On the positive side there is Gal Gadot. On the negative side there is the script, the setting, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2021
7/10 93% Another Round (Druk) (2020) You can argue about the message the movie is sending but you can't argue about the excellent performance by Mads Mikkelsen. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
8/10 100% Driveways (2020) One of Dennehy's best performances in one of his best movies. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2020
7/10 87% News of the World (2020) Helena Zengel steps into Natalie Wood's shoes and Tom Hanks plays the John Wayne role in this "sequel" to "The Searchers." - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 24, 2020
7/10 93% Hunter Hunter (2020) This movie about a family living in a remote area of woods had me squirming even before the shock of the story hit. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2020
7/10 96% Soul (2020) A really good Pixar animated film but not as good as I expected. A little less tine with the "blobs" would have sufficed. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 23, 2020
5/10 50% Modern Persuasion (2020) A modern version of Jane Austen's Persuasion that isn't very modern and not at all persuadable. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2020
5/10 73% Greenland (2020) Just an average "end of the world" movie. Butler and Baccarin couldn't have any less chemistry if they tried. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2020
6/10 46% Fatale (2020) Hillary Swank does best in substantive films. This one is fun and twisty but not substantive. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2020
7/10 76% Wander Darkly (2020) Sienna Miller shines as a woman putting together pieces of memories that add up to a breathtaking solution. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2020
5/10 44% Holidate (2020) I liked every one of the actors in this film but I didn't like the quagmire of crudeness that permeated just about every scene. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2020
4/10 47% Sister of the Groom (2020) As much as I like Alicia Silverstone she could not save this confused and contrived comedy. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2020
6/10 91% Promising Young Woman (2020) The two leads, Mulligan and Burnham, seem miscast but the rest of the movie is fascinating. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2020
6/10 31% The Stand In (2020) In a role seemingly written for Melissa McCarthy, Drew Barrymore makes this film a fun two hours and reminds us of how much we enjoy her on screen. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 12, 2020
6/10 82% Mank (2020) Gary Oldman's performance makes the movie worth seeing. The script does not. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2020
5/10 96% Nomadland (2020) McDormand is great. The movie wanders in the worst sense of the word. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2020
8/10 28% Wild Mountain Thyme (2020) Blunt and Dornan make a winning combination in this sweet tale by John Patrick Shanley. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2020
9/10 57% The Prom (2020) It delivers it all - the music, the message and the overall celebration. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 9, 2020
6/10 98% Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) Too much talk and not enough action, but the talents of Davis Bozeman and Turman are on full display. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2020
6/10 89% Let Them All Talk (2020) And they do talk on and on and on - but the acting is fresh and enjoyable. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2020
5/10 4% Love, Weddings & Other Disasters (2020) The movie starts out as a disaster but climbs up to average entertainment status. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2020
5/10 81% I'm Your Woman (2020) I am a Brosnahan fan but this is not a "Marvelous" movie. She's good but the movie never ties you to her character. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2020
7/10 96% Sound of Metal (2020) A fascinating story told in an entertaining way and highlighted by a brilliant acting performance by Riz Ahmed - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2020
6/10 64% Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square (2020) Deck the halls with joys of Dolly in this musically entertaining family treat. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2020
5/10 28% Vanguard (2020) Jackie Chan is still agile but this movie just limps along from comedy to drama, never knowing which side to choose. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 27, 2020
5/10 64% Girl (2020) Bella Thorne is a talented actress but this movie is average at best. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2020
4/10 32% Superintelligence (2019) Another notch in Melissa McCarthy's career downward trend. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2020
7/10 77% The Croods: A New Age (2020) The script, the voice actors, the animation all come together to make this an outstanding family film. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 25, 2020
4/10 37% Echo Boomers (2020) Some good talent wasted in a run of the mill story. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2020
7/10 70% The Last Vermeer (2020) An unusually engrossing movie about art forgery. Guy Pierce and Claes Bang are outstanding. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 21, 2020
4/10 17% Buddy Games (2019) A bunch of talented guys, led by Josh Duhamel, got together and made a terrible movie. Hope they had fun. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
4/10 17% Dead Reckoning (2020) Just a let down in every way from the direction to the cast to the plot. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 19, 2020
7/10 83% Freaky (2020) A fresh look at the "Freaky Friday" concept. Vince vaughn is the standout as he portrays a big, hulking guy with a sweet seventeen year old's brain. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 18, 2020
7/10 93% The Life Ahead (2020) Sophia Loren is back and in a vehicle worthy of her talent. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2020
5/10 67% Ammonite (2020) A bleak , dreary film that centers on a non-convincing love affair between the two lead female characters. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 15, 2020
6/10 26% Hillbilly Elegy (2020) The acting is great but Ron Howard, where is the heart of the story? - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2020
3/10 50% The Giant (2019) The movie though fairly well acted is too confusing plot wise to be entertaining. Plus the =characters are murky. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2020
4/10 45% Fatman (2020) Who talked Mel Gibson and Walton Goggins into this mess? Supposedly a dark comedy, it is instead a non-funny violent film. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 10, 2020
8/10 82% Let Him Go (2020) A movie so engrossing you can sink your teeth into it. Western gothic with a flourish. Costner and Lane are at the top of their game. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2020
6/10 90% The Dark and the Wicked (2020) The acting, direction, pacing, cinematography and storyline make this one worth watching. - jackiekcooper.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2020