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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If often sad and unsettling, the film is also livelier and less oppressive than it may sound thanks to the fine writing, deft direction by Adrian Noble, and the superb, if painful interplay between Redgrave and Spall.
Mrs. Lowry And Son is by turns hilarious, brutal and tender, and like the best drama, it will leave you wondering what's going on behind the closed doors of all the other houses in Pendlebury and further afield.
This is a slightly uneven, yet beautifully observed, moving and expertly acted biopic which acts as a fitting tribute to one of the greatest and most enigmatic British artists of the twentieth century.