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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Beauty and the Beast will come as a colossal disappointment, bringing back into focus an elephant-sized question that nostalgia doesn't want us to answer: what exactly is the point of these live-action reimaginings?
Beauty and the Beast is a classic for a reason, and while this remake might not achieve the same beloved heights as its predecessor, it's still a lovely film that will doubtless enchant and captivate a whole new generation.
The first of this new live-action Disney fairytale cycle that's not even pretending that there was some other compelling reason for a remake other than to score a big box-office off of generational nostalgia
If you're looking for something that is even the slightest bit different from the animated version, you'll be underwhelmed by the familiarity of the film's construction while dazzled by the stunning visual beauty.
Take your niece, your daughter your next door neighbor's daughter, heck your mom -- and relive this tale as old as time. Believe me, no one will be gloomy or complaining while the flatware's entertaining.