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.
Wants to be a short story by Cheever or Updike or Roth but can't help but being what it inescapably is, an impotent cry of 'Yes I Can Do Literary' from a screenwriter whose idea of literary has been permanently Hollywoodized.
This isn't a picture, it's a pose, in a constant competition with itself to drop another literary reference ... But all it can do, like some over-eager freshman, is trot out a quote -- it doesn't understand what they really stood for.
Bad movie lovers focusing on directors will be missing out on the work of Allan Loeb, a writer who has, in the course of one year, delivered a trifecta of utterly artificial fake-deep dramas that are must-sees for connoisseurs of the cinema's best-worst.