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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This film has achieved some notoriety for the cultural climate that Hollywood is experiencing at this time. If Hollywood wanted to nominate a woman, they could name Eliza Hittman or Kathryn Bigelow. (Full Review in Reforma newspaper, in Spanish).
Gerwig's writing prowess shines through: the dialogue is butter-smooth and manages to sound clever yet not contrived...Gerwig seems to take delight in overturning cliches. Her directorial debut brims with emotion and talent.
Lady Bird is a brilliant little movie that deals with ideas both big and small. But, most powerful is the relationship between Lady Bird and Marion. It is harsh and funny and sometimes hard to watch. But it is undeniably and eternally there.
By the time the film wraps up, you'll be filled with a lot of emotion, ranging from nostalgia to relief. Lady Bird is relatable, honest, doesn't take itself seriously and features some charming shots of Sacramento.