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.
Tsotsi makes its bid for youth appeal with a fair amount of violence and a soundtrack partially made up of Kwaito music...Ultimately, though, it boils down to a conventionally humanist coming-of-age story.
Achingly simple, perhaps simplistic, yet Tsotsi's hellish shantytown speaks volumes of the environment that would produce such a brute ... In Chweneyagae's cold-blooded stare, director Gavin Hood distills his story down to a chilling iconic power.