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 you're looking to placate some rowdy children or cranky grandparents this holiday season, then Noelle will hit the spot. But if you're looking for a new Christmas tradition, Santa's sister can't deliver - at least, not in the ways we'd wished for.
Noelle isn't the kind of cinematic present that is wrapped in the finest paper bearing colorful bows and ribbons. It's the gift your aunt and uncle wrapped in old newspaper. However, you'll be happy with what you find inside.
Make some hot chocolate, throw on some comfy PJs, and put "Noelle" on for a breezy Saturday morning watch. After that, it won't be long before it disappears into the pathos of the Disney engine and off your radar for good.
Hader, one of the best comedic actors working today, does half-hearted, dull work as Nick. Even Billy Eichner seems muted as Gabriel Kringle, a tech nerd cousin who wants to digitize the naughty or nice list.