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
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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
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limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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A psychological portrait of James Dean, Hollywood's iconic 1950s rebel, focuses on the year 1955, when he died in a car crash at age 24. "This boy; that year," sighs Lois Smith, Dean's costar in "East of Eden," one of three movies he made or were released in 1955 (the others were "Rebel Without a Cause" and "Giant"). Smith and other Dean colleagues review the films and Dean's "psychological involvements" (as actor Bill Bast puts it) in them. Says Martin Landau: "He understood pain."