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 action finale of Shazam! takes place at a carnival. It's clever, and packs a surprising emotional payoff. The same can be said of this whole big goofy irresistible flick. It isn't too soon to call this one of the best superhero movies ever.
The second Captain Marvel movie to be released this spring, DC's valiant effort doesn't soar as high as its Marvel counterpart, though there's still a hefty amount to enjoy in this thematically loose-limbed undertaking.
The most fun movie -- in terms of simply being entertaining -- from that comic book line since perhaps the 1978 Christopher Reeve version of "Superman." (Full Content Review for Parents - Violence, Profanity, etc. - also Available)
The way the movie switches quickly back and forth between adult and child themes, comedy and horror, is a bit disconcerting, but it worked for me. I am not sure how well it would go over with young children.