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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An activist doc this is not, even if a perfunctory conclusion, in which a score of difficult to achieve solutions to the nuclear problem are floated in rapid succession, represents a feeble attempt at encouragement.
Countdown never counts the US, conveniently absent from its global rap sheet of potential warmongers. Especially when scanning the list for any culprit who may have already nuked civilian populations, or who continues to amass the largest world stockpile.
I get it, nuclear weapons are bad, and if I were a High School social studies teacher I'd show this film to my class without reservation, I just wouldn't want to buy a ticket to see it in a movie theatre.
Walker has something important to say with Countdown To Zero, but if this movie were standing on a doorstep with a petition, most reasonable people would sign it quickly and send it on its way, rather than inviting it in to chat.