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 and her cast and crew make Lady Bird look so easy that you might initially write it off as charming and slight - but this cinematic yearbook of a confident, flawed girl making her way into the world under her own power is big and vital and true.
Lady Bird is Gerwig's second feature and shows a great deal of talent. She also wrote the film, and... [it] feels very personal and intimate. Her writing feels genuine, the words natural, and gives the movie a very real energy.
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.