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.
Attended the Brentwood School with writer Douglas Adams. Was vice-president of the Footlights Club while at University of Cambridge. Met his wife Jo Jones on Not The Nine O'Clock News in 1979 when she had to throw a bucket of water over him. Along with 1,000 students, successfully helped stop the closure of Cambridge's 100-year old architecture department in 2004. Was awarded honorary degrees from Anglia Ruskin University in 2004 and the University of Essex in 2010, for his outstanding contributions to television and the cause of national heritage. In 2011, he became the President of Civic Voice, a charity which campaigns for better places and civic pride.