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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Computer Chess is packed with characters both specific to the tournament and familiar to anyone who has ever attended any sort of convention. You will recognize everyone's haircut from your 1981 yearbooks.
"Computer Chess" is open to many interpretations, and it's great that Bujalski doesn't explain any of them. In a summer filled with numbingly repetitive entertainment, here's an extraordinary movie that invites viewers to think.