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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A script that suffers the same problem as its characters - lack of confidence - is in dire need of a fire being lit under its arse. All involved could do with learning a thing or two from some scoundrels of the 'dirty, rotten' school.
School for Scoundrels has some good ideas and funny moments, but it loses steam as it goes on, which you really feel when it resorts to yuks involving defibrillator paddles accidentally applied to a character's genitals.
[D]irector Todd Phillips sets up a passable premise but never even gets to first base; they're too busy hammering us with oafish, bird-brained comic set-pieces to bother with making sense or following through on anything.