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.
Born in Aberdare, South Wales, he spent the first twenty years of his life in neighboring town Merthyr Tydfil, before moving to America at the age of twenty to train to be a preacher. Made his directorial debut in 2004 with the gritty thriller The Bond. His second film Group Dynamics, a short, played at the Cannes Film Festival 2005, an experimental dark comedy, which won many applauds for its brave uncompromising message. In 2005 he fulfilled his life long ambition to make a film about his home town hero, Welsh boxer Howard Winstone. The Fifteenth was a short film spanning 40 years of the boxer's life. The Film premiered at the Merthyr Man of the century awards dinner, and also played at the Cannes Film Festival 2006. In 2006 Neil's second feature The Lost was made and won the Jury Award at the Newport International Film Festival as well as screening in festivals around the world, including South Africa and North America as well as the UK. Released on DVD at the end of 2006 the film continues to do good business and features the last ever performance of late Horror icon Peter Cushing. Currently working on his third directorial feature outing with Risen, based on the life of Howard Winstone. Co-owner of Burn Hand Film Productions Limited.