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.
Lapica has based the story on his own personal struggle to survive a troubled Vegas adolescence intact, and the skilled assurance and confidence of his first film imparts a seriousness and depth way beyond his years.
First-time writer-director-producer-actor is a fellow to watch. This debut film, which won 40 awards at festivals, is a trenchant, albeit tearjerking, look at a 17-year-old on the road to self-destruction.
Newcomer Monty Lapica makes an assured debut on both sides of the camera in Self-Medicated, a lightly fictionalized account of his drug-abusing high school years and attempted rehabilitation at a controversial treatment center.