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.
In 1978, legendary bluesman Memphis Slim was named the official "Ambassador of the Blues" by California Senator Hayakawa; he is considered among the greatest blues pianists ever and has also written many popular songs, most notably "Everyday I Have the Blues." Slim was born Peter Chatman in the city that provided his nickname. He moved to Chicago in the late '30s and recorded a couple solo singles before becoming an accompanist for Big Bill Broonzy for a few years. Slim went solo in 1944. In the early '60s, Slim moved to Paris and began performing there and in Europe. In 1968, he played a nightclub singer in The Sergeant.