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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The form is absolutely as important as the content [and] the good news is that the form holds well ... If the gimmick doesn't hold you, I'm not sure the script will, but in tandem, they add up to something solid and clever without re-setting the bar.
While Searching's innovative and highly efficient visual structure does impress, it is the screenplay's efficiency in playing upon our deepest fears of today's connected world that truly impacts: drawing you in, grinding you down and getting you worried.
I also appreciated how it shows David benignly browsing the web and opening multiple tabs of news stories at once, without reading any. I mean, I was watching him, but in that moment, it was I who felt truly seen.