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.
Ginny Ruffner is an artist born in South Carolina and based in Seattle who has earned acclaim for her colorful and imaginative lamp-worked glass sculptures, earning critical respect for a medium little regarded in contemporary art circles. But while plenty of people are fans of Ruffner's work, many others are simply fans of her, citing her warmth, humor and spirit. Ruffner's positive outlook hasn't come easy; in 1991, she was the victim of an auto accident that put her into a coma for five weeks and led to a five month stay in the hospital. Ruffner was given poor odds of surviving the accident, and was not expected to walk or speak again, but despite it all she regained her speech and mobility, and has used her experiences to deepen and inform her work. Filmmaker Karen Stanton presents a witty and powerful look at a unique individual in the documentary (Ginny Ruffner: A Not So Still Life, which received the Audience Award at the 2010 Seattle International Film Festival.