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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He's played Gandalf, Magneto, and Richard III -- and this weekend, Sir Ian McKellen adds another household name to the long list of characters he's brought to life. We're talking, of course, about Mr. Holmes, director Bill Condon?s adaptation of the Mitch Cullin novel A Slight Trick of the Mind, in which legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes putters through retirement while looking back on a case that's dogged him for decades. In anticipation of seeing McKellen as Holmes, we decided to dedicate this week's list to an appreciation of his fine filmography, including all the expected hits as well as a few surprises. It's elementary -- and it's time for Total Recall!
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