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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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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Blending super-sharp humour with emotional sincerity, Awkward certainly does seem to take its lead from those seminal teen romcoms of the 1980s. The result is a show about adolescents that can be enjoyed by all ages.
Resolution has two meanings: one implies closure, and the other involves a plan for the future. It succeeds in providing both, offering an epilogue to season one and a prologue to season two without losing any momentum in the process.
New Jenna, as she calls herself, seems strikingly more together than the Jenna I loved last year, and I kind of miss her klutzy chaos. She even looks a bit too polished. Go ahead, girl -- grow up. Get it together. But keep it real.
The performance quality of the show is matched only by the sharpness of the writing. That said, these kids talk so quickly, you'd think they were in an Aaron Sorkin show, but funnier - much, much funnier.