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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It isn't that Swamp Thing is bad, but it is certainly nowhere near as ambitious as Titans or Doom Patrol. Is it unfair to judge it that way? It's difficult to say, but it's much safer to say that the audience will be doing the same.
Swamp Thing has a truly unique aesthetic and visual tone for any DC show or film we've seen in years, and takes full advantage of the DC Universe's R-rated approach with fantastic creature effects and body-horror inspirations.
Swamp Thing sets itself apart by fleshing out the background details of the world the show takes place in with shadowy visions of the nightmarish things that are actually lurking in the swamp's waters.