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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Full of pretentious grape-droppings on how wine is like life, only tastier and with a bolder finish, A Good Year is at best elusive to the palate. At worst, it's a bad pressing of a vintage that has no reisling to exist.
Scott and Crowe, who last worked together on Gladiator, should have stuck with the togas; Crowe runs the emotional gamut from bored to perplexed to just plain miserable in a romantic comedy that is neither romantic nor comic.
This flat-as-last-night's-champagne comedy is yet another epiphanic tale about a hard-driving corporate workaholic who learns how to stop and smell the roses, or the grapevine fertilizer, as is the case here.