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.
Right now, we are drowning in metaculture. We have enough analysis in lieu of action, enough pondering in lieu of producing -- enough futile idling at the gate. The last thing we need are metamovies, especially ones that put us down for watching them.
'It's narcissistic -- solipsistic... pathetic.' It's very important that Charlie say this, just as Woody Allen must constantly condemn himself in his movies, on the theory that whatever you do on purpose, or at least knowingly, is art.
It is hilarious because it takes the clichés of normal films, exposes them, criticizes them and then has the gall to reiterate them. "Adaptation" and the real Charlie Kaufman have toyed with our heads and leave us laughing at ourselves as much as the Kauf