Linda Cook

Linda Cook
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Have written reviews since 1987 for the Quad-City Times newspaper in Davenport, Iowa. Have appeared regularly since 1994 on KWQC-TV, local NBC affiliate; and STAR 93.5 FM. Teach criminal justice and composition at local university.
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Location: Iowa
Official Websites: kwqc.net/psl/lindacook.html

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/4 83% The Debt Collector (2018) You owe yourself the fun of the 'Debt Collectors' action movies. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2020
3/4 89% Debt Collectors (2020) You owe yourself the fun of the 'Debt Collectors' action movies. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2020
77% Disneynature: Elephant (2020) Disneynature's 'Elephant' and 'Dolphin Reef' are fantastic. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
4/4 100% Disneynature: Dolphin Reef (2020) Disneynature's 'Dolphin Reef' and 'Elephant' are fantastic. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3/4 44% Robert the Bruce (2019) 'Robert the Bruce' is an enjoyable sort-of-but-not-exactly spinoff of 'Braveheart.' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
4/4 100% The American Nurse (2014) 'American Nurse' is a tribute to front-line heroes. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3.5/4 68% Extraction (2020) Pull out 'Extraction' for violent, fast-paced action. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3/4 68% We Summon the Darkness (2020) 'We Summon the Darkness' draws forth gory horror. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3.5/4 91% Togo (2019) You'll warm up to 'Togo,' the true story of a heroic sled dog. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3/4 73% The Wretched (2020) 'The Wretched' will leave horror fans feeling anything but. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3.5 73% Blush (Imaginary Order) (2019) This gives a "Bridesmaids" favorite a chance to flex her dramatic muscles. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
3.5/4 86% Emma. (2020) 'Emma.' has the sensibility of the novel on which it is based. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
3/4 56% The Hunt (2020) Now you finally can see what all the fuss was about. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
3/4 38% Impractical Jokers: The Movie (2020) It will make you laugh your cares away. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
1/4 8% Fantasy Island (2020) 'Fantasy Island' is worse than 'Cats.' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
2/4 64% Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) This is an average, fast-packed kids to keep the kids occupied. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
3/4 88% Onward (2020) It doesn't have the "Pixar-ness" of, say, "Up," but it's a sweet movie about family and loss. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
1.5/4 31% Bloodshot (2020) The 'big reveal' ... isn't. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
2.5/4 51% I Still Believe (2020) A movie that brings hope when it's sorely needed. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
3/4 84% Inside the Rain (2020) A semi-autobiograpical look at mental illness by a screenwriter/director who understands. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 8, 2020
3/4 77% The Banker (2020) This is worth an investment of your time. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 27, 2020
4/4 89% 1917 (2020) A 'don't-miss' masterpiece. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
0/4 14% Dolittle (2020) Do little to see this CGI train wreck. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
3.5/4 75% The Gentlemen (2020) 'The Gentlemen' is smart, sophisticated tale of criminals. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
4/4 95% Little Women (2019) 'Little Women' deserves to be a big hit. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
3/4 64% Gretel & Hansel (2020) This is grim, brother. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
3.5/4 79% Jojo Rabbit (2019) 'Jojo Rabbit' is an anti-hate satire. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
3.5/4 83% Just Mercy (2020) 'Just Mercy' delivers compelling true story of bigotry, justice. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
1/4 12% The Turning (2020) 'Turning' is incomprehensible spin on 'Turn of the Screw.' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
2/4 28% The Rhythm Section (2020) It's a serviceable espionage thriller. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
4/4 78% Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020) 'Birds of Prey' soars with violent female empowerment. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
4/4 92% Uncut Gems (2019) Sandler is Oscar-worthy in raw 'Uncut Gems.' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 16, 2020
3/4 70% Bombshell (2019) It drops another 'Bombshell' on Ailes. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2020
1 stars 21% Cats (2019) Purr-fectly dreadful. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2020
1/4 20% The Grudge (2020) Here's the first 'January junk' offering. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 15, 2020
3/4 75% Spies in Disguise (2019) It's no secret: 'Spies in Disguise' is great fun. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 6, 2020
3/4 71% Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Second 'Jumanji' takes video-game adventure to the next level. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
3.5/4 77% Frozen II (2019) Fans will warm up to "Frozen II." - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
3.5/4 97% Knives Out (2019) 'Knives Out' is a sharp, funny whodunit. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
3.5/4 90% Dark Waters (2019) Legal thriller 'Dark Waters' swirls with suspense. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
3/4 76% Richard Jewell (2019) It sets the record straight ... for one character. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
3/4 52% Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) It will take you back. And The Force will go forward forever. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2019
4/4 99% They Shall Not Grow Old (2019) You're liable to leave the theater with the strains of "Mademoiselle from Armentieres" ringing in your ears and visuals that will haunt you, possibly for years. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 10, 2019
4/4 92% Ford v Ferrari (2019) 'Ford v Ferrari' is a great ride. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
3/4 46% Last Christmas (2019) 'Last Christmas' sparkles with wit, feeling - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
3.5/4 77% Doctor Sleep (2019) Fans of King's work will take a shining to 'Doctor Sleep.' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
4/4 68% Joker (2019) Grim, violent 'Joker' is no laughing matter. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
2/4 40% Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) Second 'Maleficent' never really takes off. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
3/4 73% Harriet (2019) 'Harriet' depicts real-life American hero. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019
3/4 70% Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) 'Terminator' stays entertaining - now and in the future. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 23, 2019