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.
Percentage of users who rate a movie or TV show positively.
Studio 54 is not a great documentary by any stretch of the imagination, but it is a reasonably entertaining experience and, unlike most late nights at Studio 54, you probably won't hate yourself the morning after.
The rise was meteoric, and the fall painful, with Schrager, who would go on to master the boutique hotel, discussing for the first time the mix of youthful ambition and greed that started to suggest a Martin Scorsese movie.
As this nostalgic, funky and ultimately bittersweet valentine of a movie shows, Studio 54 could never have survived no matter what - mainly because it was an ideal microcosm of how our society should be. And nobody at the time was ready for that.