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.
A co-founder of the Negro Ensemble Co., character actress Frances Foster spent most of her career on stage, but also occasionally appeared on the screen and on television. She made her film debut in Philip Leacock's Take a Giant Step (1959). In the '90s, Foster appeared in three Spike Lee films, Malcolm X (1992), Crooklyn (1994) and Clockers (1995). Her television work includes appearances on soap operas such as All My Children and Ryan's Hope. Foster was born in Yonkers. Foster made her professional debut on stage in 1955 following studies at the American Theater Wing. Between 1967 and 1986, she appeared in over 25 shows with the Negro Ensemble Co, receiving an Obie award in 1985 for excellence of performance. In 1978, she won an Andelco Award for her achievements in black theater as an actress. She won the same award for best director in 1983. Foster died June 17, 1997 of a brain hemorrhage at the age of 79.