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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In his directorial debut, (Ralph) Fiennes is quite sharp, shooting the battle scenes as if the cinematographers were embedded with his troops and using television broadcasts as a way to advance the story.
By combining selective fragments of the text with populist cultural references and by using visually bold cinematic and TV news techniques, "Coriolanus" director and star Ralph Fiennes has created a thinking person's action thriller.
A portrait of the birth of a fascist leader, Shakespeare's play sets his will to power in direct opposition to the people of Rome and their right to rule themselves. In modernizing the setting, Fiennes only makes the comparison more relevant.
This is a blood-and-gutsy adaptation of a bloody and gut-wrenching tragedy by Shakespeare.. Director and co-star Fiennes has chiseled the play into a contemporary setting, not unlike Baz Luhrmann did with Romeo + Juliet, and just about as inventively