The Tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality for millions of moviegoers. It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews that are positive for a given film or television show.
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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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Soaring through each song, the raw, unrestrained power of her vocal performance creates a magnetism that is rare in the entertainment industry, and offers an experience that only comes once in a while.
But the hand held video up close on Aretha's face while she is in The Zone affords an intimate window to her devotion to the words she's singing. Her voice is so pure. Seeing Aretha rise in this film, you can't help but be inspired.
This isn't so much a product of great filmmaking as much as it is product of a great subject. All Pollack had to do was be there. The good news is that he didn't miss a beat. And neither should you. This glorious time capsule is the stuff of miracles.