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.
From the Critics
From RT Users Like You!
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 movie of literary devices largely stripped of literary projection, Love Liza breathlessly and earnestly angles for, but catches only in small swatches, a sort of transcendent, plebian snapshot of post-analytical grief.
One can only assume that the jury who bestowed star Hoffman's brother Gordy with the Waldo Salt Screenwriting award at 2002's Sundance Festival were honoring an attempt to do something different over actually pulling it off
At its best the film has some of the unadorned, incisive strangeness of the minimalist American fiction of the 1980's, but it also shows the limitations of minimalism, and feels, even in its relative brevity, about half an hour too long.