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 graduate of The National Film School, Julian Richards short filmsPirates, Queen Sacrifice and Bad Company won several awards including BestFilm at the British Short Film Festival before being televised by BBCScreenplay Firsts, ITV and ZDF. His television career started when stillonly a first year student he was invited to direct In With The Rent aPlayhouse for BBC Wales.After film school Julian directed the docu/drama Rwanda Stories for BBC2 andtwelve episodes of Brookside for Channel Four.In 1994 Julian adapted the novel Calling All Monsters for Steven Spielberg'sAmblin Entertainment and in 1996 he wrote and directed his debut featureDarklands starring Jon Finch, Rowena King and Craig Fairbrass. This broodingtale of underground paganism won six awards including The Melies for BestEuropean Fantasy Film and was released in the UK by Pathe.In 2001 Julian directed his second feature Silent Cry starring Emily Woof,Douglas Henshall, Frank Finlay and Kevin Whately. This gritty conspiracythriller was awarded The Gold Remi at Worldfest Houston and premiered onUK's Channel Five. In 2003 Julian directed his third feature The Last Horror Movie which healso produced through his production company Prolific Films. This videodiary of a serial killer became a cult hit, winning fourteen awards,including Best UK Feature at Raindance, and recieved distribution in twentytwo territories, including Tartan in the UK and Hart Sharp in the US.In 2005 Julian worked as a professional advisor to the Arts Council Of Walesand is currently in post-production on thriller Summer Scars and developmenton horror Long Dark Hours.