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.
Percentage of users who rate a movie or TV show positively.
Frontline investigates the problems that occur between the legal system and the psychiatric community in the documentary A Crime of Insanity. The program focuses on the controversial case of SUNY psychology student Ralph Tortorici. In December of 1994, he was arrested for taking a classroom hostage using a knife and a rifle. Although Tortorici was diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic, he couldn't find a psychiatrist willing to testify. Includes interviews with family members as well as presiding judge Larry Rosen, defense attorney Peter Lynch, and prosecutor Cheryl Coleman. Frontline: A Crime of Insanity first aired on PBS in October of 2002.