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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Strickland and his cast play it (sort of) straight, aiming for the difficult target of horror-comedy. Comedy wins, but not without some truly gruesome set pieces that take a shrieking delight in the dress wreaking bloody havoc.
Well before the close, the plot runs out of plot. But for Strickland fans there will be a fascination in learning - or waiting to learn - how far he will take his creepy theme and its crescent variations.
In this oneiric oddity, consumerism is everything, ultimately devouring even the consumer - while the real horror is the exploitative means of production, carefully kept underground beyond the sight of bourgeois shoppers above.