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.
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A decent Icelandic import about obligation and skeletons in the closet. The film's greatest success is in its metaphor -- that it captures the similarities familial bonds share with its turbulent namesake.
Kormakur and cowriter Olafur Haukur Simonarson take the themes of the overrated Dogme film "The Celebration," turn them inside out and infuse them with global economics, black humor and some of the quirks of the coastal "Local Hero."