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.
Helen Forrest was one of the top female vocalists in the big-band era of American music. In 1942, she was voted the top female performer in the nation. Forrest sang with a wide variety of bands during her career, ranging from Benny Goodman to Artie Shaw. She was also known for her belief in and fight for civil rights. Forrest reportedly refused to perform at theaters until Billie Holiday, with whom she was touring, was allowed on stage. As was usual, popular musicians were offered opportunities to appear in film, and Forrest was no exception. The main bulk of her filmwork usually featured her in some sort of singing capacity, as one would expect. Her singing career continued until the early '90s, when she developed rheumatoid arthritis. She passed away in 1999, at age 82.