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.
A solid-gold Fifties' atmosphere, great singable/danceable songs, good character chemistry, plenty of humor, and the kind of energy that you normally only get on a Broadway opening night. The cast really makes up for any shortcomings in the script.
Simply put, the 1.33:1 Pan&Scan...image severely amputates the width of the original 2.35:1 image and destroys the technical characteristics of a widescreen composition (not to mention the film's artistic integrity).