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.
Percentage of users who rate a movie or TV show positively.
It's almost pantomime in its "He's behind you!" stupidity, but for all its goofiness, there's still an all-encompassing enjoyment in watching a bunch of reckless, hedonistic morons being axed to death.
Though it seems no more or less effective than what's come before when it comes to generating moments that make people jump in their theater seats, [it] becomes harder to take pleasure in due to its callousness.
Quibbles aside, Jason Voorhees has become almost a modern-day Dracula or Frankenstein's monster -- a figurehead of horror, despite some of his regrettable screen incarnations. It's refreshing to see a movie take him seriously again.