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.
Favorites:
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Location: Iowa
Official Websites: kwqc.net/psl/lindacook.html

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3.5/4 81% Long Shot (2019) 'Long Shot' is a comedy front runner about politics, journalism and love. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3/4 49% A Dog's Journey (2019) 'A Dog's Journey' has more bite than you might think. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
2.5/4 31% The Intruder (2019) Dennis Quaid goes enjoyably psycho in 'The Intruder' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
2.5/4 30% The Curse of La Llorona (2019) 'La Llorona' is above-average offering in 'Conjuring' franchise. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3/4 92% Disneynature: Penguins (2019) It's a charming way to learn about these lovable birds. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3.5/4 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) 'Avengers: Endgame' is a fitting finale for the end of a Marvel era. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
2.5/4 66% Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) It's not a classic, but 'Detective Pikachu' is worth catching. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3.5/4 90% John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019) The third installment is violently entertaining. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3/4 40% Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' will go over big with fans. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3.5/4 97% Booksmart (2019) It's a raunchy, smart look at growing up. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3/4 57% Aladdin (2019) 'Aladdin' sings with female empowerment. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3/4 57% Brightburn (2019) It's a gory, dark spin on the Superman legend. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
2/4 56% Ma (2019) It's an average thriller with a grim subtext. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3.5/4 89% Rocketman (2019) I hope you don't mind that I put down in words how wonderful life is when Elton John's music, and this movie, are in the world. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
3/4 91% Shazam! (2019) It's like 'Big,' only with a cape and without Tom Hanks. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
3/4 57% Pet Sematary (2019) A thought-provoking, creepy rendition of the King tale. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
3.5/4 47% Dumbo (2019) It doesn't focus on the charming pachyderm, but rather the people around him. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
4/4 94% Us (2019) 'Us' is part horror movie, part social commentary. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
4/4 94% The Mustang (2019) It's one of the best films you've never heard of ... and one of the best films of the year. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
3/4 34% Wonder Park (2019) It may not be Disney Land, but it's worth a visit. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
4/4 89% Missing Link (2019) 'Missing Link' is just what families seek in entertainment. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
.5/4 17% Hellboy (2019) Boy, is this hellish. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
3.5/4 60% Breakthrough (2019) It's faith-affirming and life-affirming. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 15, 2019
3.5/4 89% Arctic (2019) Mads Mikkelsen turns in a great performance in riveting 'Arctic.' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
3.5/4 40% The Upside (2019) 'The Upside' uplifts its audience. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
3/4 46% The Kid (2019) 'The Kid' is a solid, violent Western. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
3.5/4 69% Happy Death Day 2U (2019) 'Happy Death Day 2U' is just as much fun all over again. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
3.5/4 91% How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) A perfect finale for a timeless trilogy. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
3.5/4 68% Isn't It Romantic (2019) You'll fall in love with 'Isn't It Romantic?' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
1/4 60% Greta (2019) A contender for the worst movie of 2019. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
3.5/4 92% Fighting with My Family (2019) 'Fighting with My Family' is a winner. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
3.5/4 78% Captain Marvel (2019) 'Captain Marvel' flies onto the screen with adventure and female empowerment. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 12, 2019
3.5 No Score Yet Hunter (2019) A clever contemporary cut on Bram Stoker's classic. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2019
3/4 60% Alita: Battle Angel (2019) It's more than the sum of its parts. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 17, 2019
3/4 69% Cold Pursuit (2019) It's a hot adventure for Liam Neeson fans. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2019
3/4 No Score Yet Minimalism: A Documentary About The Important Things (2016) It's all about the important of things ... and there aren't many of them. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2019
3.5/4 85% The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) It builds cleverly on the first one. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2019
1/4 70% The Mule (2018) Eastwood can and has done far better. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
3.5/4 66% Vice (2018) 'Vice' is a dark political satire. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
4/4 93% The Favourite (2018) This is a grownups-only art-house spin on British history. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
2.5/4 37% Glass (2019) 'Glass' is worth a look but not the best of Shyamalan. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
3/4 83% Dragon Ball Super: Broly (2019) 'Dragon Ball Super: Broly' provides both dazzling action and character development. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
4/4 97% Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) It weaves together a rollicking great time and infinite possibilities of Spidey spins. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
3/4 62% A Dog's Way Home (2019) Dog lovers will find this fetching. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
3/4 49% Escape Room (2019) A capable cast provides thrills, terror in 'Escape Room.' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
3/4 74% On the Basis of Sex (2019) Here's a solid biopic of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
3/4 45% Second Act (2018) Give romantic comedies a second chance with 'Second Act.' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
3/4 65% Aquaman (2018) Action, romance and adventure: It's all here in 'Aquaman.' - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 27, 2019
4/4 97% Free Solo (2018) It's a breathtaking documentary about an extraordinary climber. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2018
4/4 78% Green Book (2018) It's part road trip, part buddy film, and entirely heartwarming. - Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2018