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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It's not like every biography needs to be a takedown, but in this case it misses something significantly deeper. Part of why Gordon is so interesting is because he's a bit of a good guy gone bad, or at least living in a dark world.
This exercise in boys'-club backslapping, with hearty testimonials from the likes of Sly Stallone and Michael Douglas, betrays no interest in what we actually want to know: where the bodies might be buried.
It's an affectionate, sometimes downright slobbery career salute with a soft, unexamined center - a moving experience for all involved, no doubt, but one of limited interest outside the celebrity bubble it depicts.
It's poignant that Myers, a man of great fortune and no shortage of film ideas, would choose to make his first feature a paean to a friend and mentor whom many viewers may not even know. It is an act of class and kindness befitting the movie's subject.