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.
Like at-a-crossroads suburban mom Stephanie this tries on different outfits, unsure what it wants to be. Tonally it's all over the place though there's still much to recommend: the dynamic performances from Kendrick and Lively and (of course) the clothes.
A Simple Favour may not be the drastic change of pace people would expect due to the marketing involved, but it is still an extravagantly entertaining trifle, thanks to Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively and Paul Feig's devilishly playful direction.