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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[It's] not satisfied with being your average forgettable blockbuster. No, it wants to be something much worse: a big-budget disaster whose existence is meant to lull those unfortunate few watching to sleep, only to shock them awake in a fit of rage.
It clearly seems to have been made with the desire of making something of quality that just fails spectacularly, and there are definitely some unintentionally laughable moments -- actually a lot of them.
Granted, there's really no good reason for this nonsense to last over two hours; there's probably no good reason for it to exist at all beyond garnering Alex Proyas a long-overdue paycheck. But here it is, and it's actually pretty fun.
Return yourself to the mind of a seven- or eight-year-old and Gods of Egypt's action sequences are diverting but not even in the same universe as the as-good-second-time-around Captain America: Civil War.
A raspy voiceover man (Lindsay Farris) announces authoratively that we are about to witness the story of the Egyptian gods... "From what I recall it goes something like this." What? Did he just say that?