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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In some scenes... the weight of community ties seems suffocating; in others, it's evident that none of the characters would survive without one another. The distance between those two points is what Atlanta mines, and what resonates most powerfully.
[It] settles upon you like an uneasy dream: You don't always know quite how you got there, or how you left, but what you saw is as indelible as the chubby, grinning alligator that struts out a front door into the sunlight in an early episode.
Not all of the scenes are primarily story-driven or even essential to forward momentum as much as they are snapshots, artistic sketches that, combined over the course of multiple episodes, create a narrative.
Glover has conceptualized "Atlanta" so that he can do with it whatever he wants; he's not bound by traditional sitcom rules or limitations. That's the fun of it. It's his ride, and where he goes is anyone's guess. But it will be worth the trip.