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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This attempt to make a musical of High School Musical... plays with the fourth and fifth wall with a slew of references to the original, but little of the frolick and fun that made the franchise so endearing and enduring.
The Series will leave fans impressed with its authentic feel, comedy, and quality. It is a production which seeks to redefine one of Disney's biggest franchises, and so far, it seems the series' cast and crew are together doing it right.
While the more prominent arc isn't exactly revolutionary, this newest installment shows early signs of its ability to root itself in something a little deeper. And though the clunky title can feel like an act of aggression, damn, these kids are talented.
None of the story lines are particularly intriguing, but they don't need to be. This is as entertaining and light as eating a marshmallow, delicious for a few seconds, disappearing instantly. [Full review in Spanish]
All of this could be a recipe for disaster but actually, the first two episodes present an incredibly self-aware and very fun and funny and occasionally mockumentary-style comedy about modern high school theatre.