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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Purefoy is as bleakly gorgeous as the film around him... With scads of bloody action and a boot in the ass to the notion of the divine right of kings, this is flick to hit you both in the gut and in the head.
He sure isn't the obvious choice to play King John, but US-born Sideways star Paul Giamatti pulls it off in this bleak and bloody drama examining the terrible vengeance he visited on his enemies post-Magna Carta.
For those who've always found Robin Hood yarns a trifle lightweight, this rufty-tufty beer-swilling, limb-lopping examination of King John attempting to quash a rebellion after being forced to sign the Magna Carta is worth a look.