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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While it isn't in the league of, say, Insidious or The Ring, Deliver Us From Evil packs in a mixed bag of thrills that is, at times, deeply disturbing by virtue of using the kind of horror tropes that are more psychological than gory.
Effectively scary horror flick, set present-day in New York city as a cynIcial cop (Eric Bana) investigates a series of murders that link back to a case of demonic possession involving three Iraq war veterans
Thanks to Derrickson's direction and Scott Kevan's cinematography, New York City is a winding labyrinth of filth and decay that seems to be crumbling under the oppressive weight of the evil all around.