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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The unfortunate irony of this show about copying people is that it itself feels like an inferior knockoff, a genial lark that can't help but fall short of the soul, wit, and creative ingenuity of the thing it's unconsciously echoing.
The two Paul Rudds factor should, as the old gum commercial goes, double our pleasure and double our fun. That it fails to do so is disappointing, but maybe not enough to turn away people who require a few hours to sink into the couch cushions.
Paul Rudd brings a sprightly antagonism to the twin roles, but you can't help feeling that while the premise has promise, he's not well served by the script. Rudd is the main reason to keep watching. Fortunately, it's a good one.
It runs the gamut from awkward to deeply moving, and its philosophizing is neither pretentious nor pat, raising questions about what makes us a person nestled into quippy dialogue and absurd plot twists.
[It] needs to slow down and stretch for a bit, luxuriating in the ease of the idea. Instead it races into scenarios that feel forced. There's still a lot to like about the series and maybe it will work better as it gets comfortable in its own skin.