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.
With a concept that matches its budget in terms of size and scale, the threat of virtual terrorism is the focus of Die Hard 4.0, a kick-ass action thriller with electrifying stunts that are as inventive as they are huge
Now that this film is here, I'm going to need to see another "Die Hard" flick every three years or so until Willis dies. Hopefully by then they'll have perfected the art of replicating Willis as a Virtual Actotron 3001.
God must love summer movies, since He designed my nervous system so the frontal lobes could be left idle while the core delights in bursts of pulsing orange fireballs set against an otherwise gun-metal palette. But we must evolve!
Outside of the numerous action set pieces, what makes Live Free or Die Hard essentially enjoyable is the odd-couple pairing of the immature hacker and the tough cop, who will ... bond and learn to respect each other.
Movie characters like McClane are the Paul Bunyans and John Henrys and Pecos Bills of our age, the stuff of tall tales spun with the technology of an age whose campfires are found in multiplexes with stadium seating.