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 character's self-destructive, self-centered side echoes much of Downey's recent, real-life excess. His obvious talent makes you hope he can put his problems behind him -- and go on to a better film.
Its particular appeal is in watching Downey, a master, at work, particularly when he seems to be exorcising his own demons, and in appreciating the facial expressions on its three characters who are filmed by Barry Markowitz in bold closeup.