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 whole thing feels deflated and streeeeetched, with the story just kind of laying there... and even watching Mulligan and Gyllenhaal carefully, skillfully reveal different facets of their characters isn't enough to make Wildlife feel alive.
Sadly, there's nothing really ingénue being said with these exacting illustrations of long-gone American life, as his bow isn't much more than an interesting vanity piece, soon to be forgotten come next the next festival season of our discontent.
Here is a film with much to recommend - and yet the screenplay is just a little too uneven, and from time to time there's an unsettling creepiness and change in tone that seems inconsistent and manufactured, and I was left underwhelmed.