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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Yes, East L.A. is a community that struggles with poverty and homelessness and crime, but what the film lacks and forgets to capture is that, despite these struggles, and the kids' additional burdens, there is much beauty and joy to be found.
As things stand here, we're certainly curious to see where each student winds up (and, to a lesser extent, who wins the game). But we've hardly had an experience we can't get from a reasonably deep newspaper profile.